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Driving safely with cyclists

As one of South Africa’s biggest cycle races draws near, many drivers may have noticed an increase in the number of cyclists on the roads. In South Africa, crashes involving cyclists is higher for various reasons. Irrespective of what these reasons are, drivers should take preventative steps to ensure they are not involved in a […]

Accommodation review: Inverness Cottage Midlands Meander

Have you ever imagined a break from city life to get a feel for farm living? Well this is exactly what Inverness Cottage offers its guests.   The farm is situated in the heart of the Midlands Meander in Kwa-Zulu Natal making it ideal for either a stop-over to-and-from the coast or perfect for a […]

A hijacking recap

When the latest crime stats were released in September 2016, the news was not encouraging. Most crime categories saw increases yet the hijacking of cars saw the greatest increase. Hijackings increased by 14.3%, an almost seven times greater increase than any other category.   This means approximately 40 cars are hijacked every day. In the […]

Seeing the full picture

The eyes are every driver’s most important asset. Over the last few years many studies were completed on the role of vision in road safety.   The UK estimates 33 000 casualties occur in poor-vision related crashes. Unlike South Africa, the UK tests the acuity of a driver’s vision next to the road. If you […]