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Road safety tips

November 2016

South Africa is a beautiful country with an array of stunning holiday destinations.


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Stay Safe While Driving

November 2016

The festive season is here and many South Africans are getting ready to relax and spend quality time with their family and friends.


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For Assistance at Your Fingertips, Download the AA eCard

October 2016

For Assistance at Your Fingertips, Download the AA eCard With the end of the year looming in the distance, it is time to start planning a year-end getaway. And while fun and relaxation are high on the list of things to do, it is equally important that you stay safe at all times. By downloading the AA eCard for free, you will have access to help and assistance at your fingertips, 24 hours a day.


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Stay on Track and Don’t Lose Your Wheel Balance

October 2016

As motorists we all understand the importance of wheel alignment. But are you aware that you need to check your wheel balance as well?


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Great Breakdown Services Help You See the Upside of a Breakdown

October 2016

Truly great breakdown services subscribe to the mantra that both you and your car need attention when a breakdown occurs.


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Why Drivers Need to Be Vigilant After the First Spring Rains | Roadside Assistance

September 2016

Spring rain is a dangerous time for motorists. Unless they adopt caution on the slippery roads, they could end up requiring a towing service. Read more.


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Towing Services: How To Ensure Fast Service

August 2016

Being stuck on the side of the road is inconvenient under any circumstance. Having to wait for towing services should not be.


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Car Towing Services: What to do When They Cannot Reach You?

August 2016

You might ask the following question in a vehicle emergency: “What do I do when there aren’t any car towing services near me?” Well here\'s the answer...


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Pokémon GO: The Dangers of Playing While Driving

August 2016

Pokémon Go has only been available for a couple of weeks but it’s already taken over the world. What does this mean for driver and pedestrian safety?


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Dashboard Warning Lights

July 2016

Dashboard warning lights can be confusing. What exactly do they mean and what should you do when they light up on your dashboard? Here’s a handy guide to the most common warning lights.


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How to avoid or handle common road hazards

June 2016

Knowing how to avoid or handle hazards on the roads could save you from a dangerous accident, not to mention costly repairs.


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Ten steps for overtaking on the open road

May 2016

Overtaking is probably one of the riskiest manoeuvres to undertake on the open road. Not only are you exposing yourself, and your vehicle to oncoming traffic, but often high speeds are at play. Here are ten steps for overtaking on the open road.


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Top 10 driver distractions

April 2016

Did you know that even the smallest actions behind the wheel may remove your attention from the road and potentially cause an accident? Find out what the most common driver distractions are in our infographic.


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Protecting yourself from the sun

April 2016

The sun is dangerous, and sunburn isn’t just limited to a day at the beach or lying next to the pool. How can you protect yourself in the car? Find out in our infographic.


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Why you shouldn\'t smoke in the car with children on board

March 2016

Did you know that it is illegal to smoke in a car when travelling with children? Read our infographic and find out why it is frowned upon and why you should never do it.


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5 Myths about drinking and driving

February 2016

In this infographic we debunk five of the most common myths about drinking and driving. Take a look.


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Questions to ask when buying a car seat for your new baby

July 2015

It’s a daunting prospect, transporting your new baby in your car. How do you even begin to buy a car seat that will keep your precious passenger as safe as possible?


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Be Pedestrian Wise

January 2016

Every year, 13 000 people die on South African roads, of these, over 4 000 are pedestrians. Find out how you can be pedestrian wise in our infographic.


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A South African driver’s New Year’s resolutions

January 2016

The New Year tends to signify a new start for many of us. How can you as a South African driver use a fresh attitude and new mind-set to improve your driving or become a better driver? These New Year’s resolutions for the South African driver are easily attainable and could be a great way for you to usher-in 2016 with a positive attitude – and happy driving environment – on the road.


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What to do if you breakdown

December 2015

Every motorist should plan for the day their vehicle breaks down. There is a lot that you can do to keep yourself, your passengers and your vehicle safe while you wait for emergency assistance. The golden rule is to remain calm, and of course, be prepared.


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Staying safe on the road

December 2015

We live in a beautiful country, but, as in other countries, there are hazards. Here are some tips to help you protect you and your family in the event of an incident.


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The ins and outs of buying cars from private sellers

July 2015

What could be more exciting than buying a new car? But with all the daydreams of cruising down the highway in your new set of wheels comes a certain amount of trepidation, especially if you are buying from a private seller.


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Do’s and don’ts for travelling long distance with your pets

September 2015

We all know how our pets are actually members of the family, welcoming you home after work and cuddling with you for ‘movie night’. But what about when it’s time for pooch or kitty to jump into the car for the drive down to the coast? What should\'t you do to make their journey comfortable and enjoyable journey?


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Accident scene 101: a beginner’s guide

September 2015

Accidents are every motorist’s worst nightmare. Countless crashes occur on South African roads daily. High traffic volumes in urban areas and hazards such as potholes and un-roadworthy vehicles, mean the chances of being involved in an accident are higher.

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