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Cyclists, motorists must work together for safety Ė AA17 August 2016
In anticipation of another beautiful South African spring and summer, many of us are looking forward to enjoying the warmer weather outdoors. This will include cyclists who remain a vulnerable group among road users. The Automobile Association (AA) said motorists and cyclists need to ensure safety by adhering to the rules of the road, focusing on the road and traffic, and by acknowledging that each has a right enjoy the road.
AA predicts another fuel price drop15 August 2016
Ongoing Rand strength has outmuscled a climbing oil price, raising the possibility of substantial fuel price cuts this month end. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
Fuel price set to plunge - AA29 July 2016
Fuel prices will plunge in August. This is the news from the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). Petrol will fall by around a Rand a litre, diesel by approximately 70 cents, and illuminating paraffin by about 66 cents.
Can you legally tow? Itís not as simple as you think05 July 2016
School terms across South African end on 24 July, and this will undoubtedly lead to a massive increase in traffic on the countryís roads. Many families will be using this break to go on holiday, taking their trailers, boats or caravans with them. But, unbeknownst to many of them, is the fact that their current driving licences may not be legal to tow these trailers.
Distracted driving still a problem04 May 2016
Do you talk or text on your cellphone while driving? How about eating, fixing your tie, or putting on make-up. These are all activities that divert your attention from the road, and can be potentially deadly. Distracted driving remains a problem in South Africa, and will continue to remain so into the future unless drastic action is taken. And, although that action needs to come from officials, more importantly, it has to start with a change of attitude among drivers. In April, the Automobile Association (AA) hosted an event in Johannesburg to test driverís ability when they are distracted.
Go on holiday with the AA Winners30 April 2016
Congratulations to the winners of the Go on holiday with the AA giveaway. We hope that you enjoy your prize!