Showing posts with category "motoring"

These are the semi-finalists for South African car of the year 2022

The South African Guild of Mobility Journalists’ Car of the Year (COTY) committee has on Friday announced the semi-finalists for the 2022 SA Car of the Year competition.

January 21, 2022
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New demerit system and traffic rules to go ahead in South Africa

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) says that it plans to move forward on its plans to introduce the Administrative Adjudication of the Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act and associated traffic changes in South Africa, despite a recent High Court ruling which found it was unconstitutional.

January 19, 2022
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Big changes for driver licences in South Africa – including simulators and online renewals

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says this department will officially launch online services at Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTCs) in February 2022 as part of a massive revamp of the country’s licensing system.

January 18, 2022
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3 new driving laws planned for South Africa: minister

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says that his department is working on a number of regulatory changes to improve the safety of South Africa’s roads.

January 18, 2022
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motoring

Electric taxis to be trialled in South Africa

SA Taxi owner, Transaction Capital, plans to trial electric taxis in South Africa as part of a possible long-term shift to cleaner energies.

January 18, 2022
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motoring

Pick n Pay launches vehicle licence renewal service – here’s how it works

Retail group Pick n Pay is trialling a system that will allow motorists to renew their vehicle licences in-store.

January 17, 2022
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The cars you can afford with your salary in South Africa in 2022

South Africa’s new-vehicle market is expected to continue its gradual recovery in 2022, but recurring issues including load shedding and global chip shortages will continue to bite.

January 14, 2022
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motoring

Changes proposed for traffic fines in South Africa following latest court ruling

The Automobile Association (AA) has welcomed the High Court ruling which found that the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) was unconstitutional, and proposed a way forward for traffic laws and fines in the country.

January 14, 2022
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You will soon be able to have your driving licence card delivered to your door

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says his department is working on a number of updates for driver licences in South Africa, including the option to have a licence delivered directly to your home or office.

January 12, 2022
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Government to introduce new driver’s licence in South Africa: Mbalula

South Africa’s only driver’s licence printing machine has been sent to Germany for repairs as the country faces a massive printing backlog and the government is now planning a number of measures to ease the growing printing backlog – including a new licence.

January 12, 2022
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motoring

Government launches R1.1 billion Covid fund for South Africa’s taxis

Eligible mini bus taxi drivers, cab drivers and e-hailing drivers, who were hard hit during Covid-19 necessitated hard lockdowns, are now able to apply for financial assistance via government’s COVID-19 Taxi Relief Fund (TRF).

January 11, 2022
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motoring

South Africa’s car market has shifted: here’s what to expect in 2022

Data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) shows that the new vehicle market declined during December 2021, capping a year of challenges that included additional Covid-19 waves and variants, and several domestic socio-economic issues.

January 10, 2022
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motoring