10 key awareness tips to stay safe on the roads

10 key awareness tips to stay safe on the roads Parties and indulgence in alcohol are associated with the silly season and that means it’s time to be even more vigilant around crime and safety. Hijackings 50% take place in residential driveways and parking lots and within a 5km radius of a victim’s home. Vehicle theft 80% occur at shopping centres, schools and social events, mainly over weekends. Technology Criminals use remote devices to prevent your vehicle from being locked. 1. Do not drive when you have been drinking. Have a designated driver or call a cab when you know… Read More

Road Safety tips for the Festive season

Obey the rules of the road and carry your driver’s license with you. Plan the route to your holiday destination and allow yourself enough time to reach the destination Make sure that your vehicle is in a roadworthy condition before departure. All lights and indicators, windscreens, windscreen wipers, brakes, steering, shock absorbers, exhaust system and tyres should be carefully examined for faults. Do not overload. Try to avoid driving after dark if possible. Have a good rest before you embark on your journey Take safety breaks every 2 hours or 200km. Rest, have an energy drink and continue once well… Read More