MasterDrive Tips

 

Are you an aggressive driver?

A survey conducted jointly by the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Social Change and the Developmental, Capable and Ethical State research division of the Human Sciences Research Council, revealed South Africans are dealing with higher levels of stress because of the difficult financial situations created by lockdown and COVID-19. The survey says 33% of South […]

Coping with different road conditions

As the economic consequences start to affect the world as a whole, drivers who are allowed to conduct cross border deliveries under level three lockdown, may encounter roads that are more deteriorated than usual. Economic difficulties in many neighbouring countries meant that certain countries already had dangerous road conditions even before the economic downturn of […]

Driving through the Cape’s unrest

Yesterday, protest action broke out in the Cape. It is being reported that protests have turned violent with a truck being petrol bombed and the stoning of cars. Ideally you should avoid driving through affected areas at all costs but if you do find yourself in the middle of a protest, the managing director of […]

Driving with private security drivers

While there was a considerable drop in crime levels with the start of stage five lockdown, since stage four began this number has steadily increased. In the first week of stage four, vehicle theft more than doubled. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) recently told Parliament that poverty related crimes, such as theft, robbery and housebreaking, […]