MasterDrive Tips


The 5Ws and 1H of safe holiday driving

The Easter school holidays are already upon us and many families will be heading to various destinations across South Africa. If you will be one of the people behind the wheel during this time, follow these six tips to ensure you return home safely.    Work Arriving safely at your destination takes work. The first […]

Using technology to conquer traffic

With the country struggling with stage four loadshedding, traffic has become an even bigger nightmare for many. Added to this, projections suggest that in 18 years it could take six hours to commute between Johannesburg and Pretoria, if additional roads are not built. Whether these projections are true or somewhat exaggerated, it cannot be denied […]

The next most important safety feature

The most important vehicle safety invention since the  safety belt AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) is probably the most important development in car safety -according to Thatcham Research – since the seat belt. It could save an incredible 1 100 lives and 122 860 casualties in the UK over the next decade.   It’s a safety […]

How to handle a tyre blowout

Given the numerous potholes on many of our roads, it’s only a matter of time before the encounter realises something more than just a buckled rim. Chances are that it will be a ‘dramatic’ blowout, so best be prepared for the worst-case scenario.   This can happen anywhere, anytime. It can be a frustrating situation […]