THE MOST HIJACKED CARS AND CAR BRANDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Vehicle tracking company Ctrack has released it hijacking and crime statistics, detailing which passenger vehicles, SUVs, trucks and vehicle manufacturers are being targeted by criminals in South Africa.The report is based on data and analytics collected by Ctrack from January through December 2016.According to the...

HIJACKING HOTSPOTS: MOST TARGETED CARS, BAKKIES IN SA

Johannesburg -Vehicle tracking and recovery experts, C-track, sent us crime statistics in a presentation focusing on 'Hijacking and vehicle theft'. C-Track has provided stats for January 2017 though its data also highlights crime trends through Jan - Dec 2016.Working with Arrive Alive, the company has...

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW DRINKING LAWS

South African citizens and other interested parties have until 28 February 2017 to comment on the new proposed Liquor Amendment Bill which plans to introduce a number of big changes to the way alcohol is distributed and consumed in South Africa.The Western Cape which alongside...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN BEING ARRESTED

The Constitution’s Bill of Rights and the Criminal Procedure Act offer a reasonable set of circumstances to those who find themselves in trouble. Know your rights!The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa guarantees certain fundamental rights that are protected under all circumstances –...

YOU COULD FACE 3 YEARS IN JAIL FOR SENDING THESE TYPES OF MESSAGES OVER FACEBOOK OR WHATSAPP

The South African government recently criminalised malicious communications in South Africa, setting out a number of vague new messaging rules which could see you facing a hefty amount of jail time and/or a fine – even if your message is private.The Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill which...

HERE’S WHEN SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW SPEED LIMITS AND OTHER ROAD RULES WILL COME INTO EFFECT

Transport Minister spokesperson Ishmael Mnisi has confirmed to BusinessTech when South African motorists can expect to see the Department of Transport’s big proposed road regulations implemented.The first of these regulations will come into effect from 1 May 2017 and will prohibit bakkie drivers from...

BEST 9MM PISTOLS IN 2016 / 2017 – TOP 10 HANDGUNS IN THE WORLD

The 9mm pistol is the most popular caliber for pistols/handguns that are used and carried around the world. And most pistol manufacturers tend to caliber a large number of their pistols in 9mm. Please note that the article’s purpose is not for convincing people...

HOW TO CHECK IF A SPEEDING FINE IS LEGAL IN SOUTH AFRICA

Here are answers to some of the common questions regarding the legality of speeding fines. When you can be fined for speedingThe simple answer is that if you exceed the speed limit, you can be fined. 10km/h leeway of the speed limit may be...

THESE ARE THE MOST EXPENSIVE TRAFFIC FINES YOU CAN GET IN SOUTH AFRICA

Traffic fines in South Africa range from a few hundred rand to the tens of thousands, depending on the infringement you commit.In 2007 on the N2 near Port Shepstone, traffic officers clocked a motorcyclist doing 295km/h – he was subsequently fined R100,000 after police caught up to him...

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR VEHICLE REGISTRATION / NUMBER PLATE IS CLONED

It is estimated that 1 in 5 vehicle number plates in Gauteng are cloned, according to a report by Carte Blanche, with over 350 variations of legal plates allowed in South Africa.These false registration plates are used by motorists to avoid paying traffic fines...

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