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AA predicts hefty fuel price hike

2014-02-28 12:42

Consumers could face yet another fuel price increase in March, the Automobile Association says.

New number plates for KZN, W Cape

2014-01-13 11:50
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The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government has approved a change to all vehicle number plates in the province to KZN - and the Western Cape could soon follow suit.

Drunk driving: The special effects

2013-12-06 12:21

Here's a sobering thought as you head for the office party or other alcohol-fuelled celebrations - drinking and driving could cost you your job and future employment.

Drunk driving: The special effects

2013-12-05 10:05

Here's a sobering thought as you head for the office party or other alcohol-fuelled celebrations - drinking and driving could cost you your job and future employment.

Being locked out: A key issue

2013-08-16 07:10

Being locked out your car can be frustrating, time-consuming and generally avoidable. The Automobile Association of South Africa has some helpful tips for drivers, reports Fleet magazine.

AA wants strategy to curb road deaths

2013-01-10 18:52

A cohesive government strategy is needed to reduce the high death toll on the country's roads, the Automobile Association of SA says.

E5 biofuel could cost refineries billions

2012-06-09 12:00

Switching to more environment-friendly vehicle fuel would cost South Africa's oil refiners tens of billions, MPs have been told.

Lower speed limit won't help - experts

2011-09-21 08:27
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Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele's call to reduce speed limits to 100km/h has been greeted with cynicism by transport experts, who say drivers ignoring road rules are the main cause of accidents.

AA: Fuel deliveries sporadic

2011-07-16 10:31

Fuel is being delivered to some service stations but it is not enough to meet the demand, the Automobile Association (AA) has reported.

Put brakes on govt speedsters - AA

2011-01-21 18:30
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The three government officials caught speeding over 180 km/h in Bronkhorstspruit should have their licences suspended for three months, the AA says.

CO2 car tax hits motorists

2010-09-01 08:01
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The new "green" tax, applying to new passenger vehicles which release more than 120g of carbon dioxide per kilometre, has come into effect.

AA - SA roads most dangerous

2010-03-16 22:09

South African roads are fast becoming known as the most dangerous in the world, says the AA.

Temperatures to plummet

2009-06-08 17:59

Temperatures are expected to plummet in many areas of the eastern Highveld, including Gauteng, after light snow and sleet fell in the eastern Free State.

 

AA: Petrol price could reach R16 per litre

2014-02-03 12:56

If the rand's depreciation continues unchecked, a petrol price of R16 per litre is possible in the medium term, says the Automobile Association.

More petrol pain on cards - AA

2013-12-17 10:45

The fuel price is set for a steep hike and motorists will have to brace themselves for more pain at the pumps, says the Automobile Association of SA.

Drunk driving: The special effects

2013-12-06 07:48

Here's a sobering thought as you head for the office party or other alcohol-fuelled celebrations - drinking and driving could cost you your job.

E-tolls alternative routes

2013-11-27 09:55

If you're road tripping through Gauteng over the festive season - check out these suggested e-toll alternatives - as well as the expected toll fees across the rest of South Africa.

Putting the brakes on high heels

2013-06-12 11:32

A survey shows that your footwear could affect your driving as well as your safety behind the wheel, reports Fleet Magazine.

Everyone but govt upset over e-tolls

2012-09-20 14:40

The Automobile Association has joined others who have vowed to fight Gauteng's e-tolls, amid government relief over the Constitutional Court ruling.

AA welcomes toll road halt

2011-10-24 21:09

The Automobile Association has joined other bodies in welcoming the decision by the transport minister to halt tolling of roads pending further talks.

Tolls: AA warns of disgruntled motorists

2011-08-11 20:03
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The Automobile Association has raised the spectre of civil disobedience against tolling on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project.

'Gauteng toll rates spell doom for motorists'

2011-02-04 16:53

The AA says that Sanral's rate of 40 cents a kilometre for the new toll roads in Gauteng has horrific implications for motorists.

76% of SA drivers break law each day

2010-11-08 15:06

A staggering 76% of drivers on South African roads commit traffic offences daily, but the planned demerit point system will curtail this, a survey has found.

Guesthouse fireplace causes blaze

2010-05-26 10:12

A Stellenbosch guesthouse has been extensively damaged in a fire, just after a brand-new fireplace in one of the rooms was tested.

No more new roads for W Cape

2009-08-04 15:11

There are to be no more provincial roads built in the Western Cape, says Transport MEC, Robin Carlisle. "That's over."

 
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