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Traffic law wrap: Fuel price hike, #taxistrike

2017-08-21 14:29

With the earlier taxi strike in August and a potential fuel price hike to hit motorists, we look at all things related to traffic laws this week.

Be safe on the roads before schools re-open – AA

2017-07-22 07:00

As the July school holidays draw to a close, the Automobile Association (AA) urges all drivers to be extra vigilant on the country’s roads, as they make their way home.

#TaxiStrike: 'Avoid Jozi roads and stay calm' – AA

2017-06-15 09:15

'Motorists affected by the taxi strike and accompanying blockades, should avoid these areas at all costs,' says the Automobile Association. Here are 10 tips for dealing with protests on SA's roads.

Huge storm lashes Cape Town: 13 wet weather driving tips

2017-06-07 07:36

A huge cold front is affecting the Western Cape causing heavy rain, road closures and dangerous driving conditions. Here are 13 wet-weather driving tips.

Petrol price relief expected in June – AA

2017-05-29 12:25

Following this month’s 30c petrol price increase, motorists can expect fuel price relief in June, the Automobile Association has said.

Rand rollercoaster 'complicates' fuel-price prediction - AA

2017-04-26 12:28

'We anticipated fuel would be volatile in 2017 but we believe the Rand's strength flatters to deceive,' says the AA as the strengthening Rand, complicates attempts to forecast a month-end fuel price.

Credit downgrades to increase fuel price - AA

2017-04-18 10:44

'Fuel price rises will be the first major expense to hit South Africans in the wake of depreciation of the Rand against the US dollar,' says the Automobile Association.

Rand eating away at April's expected petrol price drop - AA

2017-03-28 13:16

Fuel prices for April are expected to be lower than in March, even accounting for the rise in fuel taxes which takes effect at month-end, says the Automobile Association.

Another blow for SA motorists: Sanral reveals tariff hikes

2017-03-06 12:32

Motorists will have to contend with increases to toll rates announced by the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral). Here's how much you'll be paying in toll fees.

Tropical storm #Dineo hits SA: 12 life-saving tips for motorists

2017-02-16 20:49

Tropical storm Dineo has arrived in South Africa, bringing with it heavy rain and adverse weather conditions. We list important tips that could prove vital for motorists.

 

SA motorists need to 'prepare for cold snap' - warns AA

2017-08-16 09:02

Heavy rain, and possibly snow, will affect large parts of the country this week as a cold front hits SA. The expected cold snap could cause major disruptions to traffic.

Creating 'competent drivers': 8 tips for choosing a driving school in SA

2017-07-10 11:17

'There is a tendency to pass a driving test, rather than to learn to drive competently,' says the AA as it lists top tips for choosing a driving school in SA.

SA road deaths: 'A cause for great concern' - AA

2017-06-09 11:50

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) annual road death statistics ‘are cause for great concern’, comments the AA.

REMINDER: Petrol price breather for motorists

2017-06-03 19:08

Motorists have been given a breather at the petrol pumps in June, following the Department of Energy's latest announcement on the fuel price.

New law on bakkie-taxis, 'a step in the right direction' - AA

2017-05-09 14:48

New laws that prohibit transporting children in the goods compartment of a vehicle, should be 'cautiously welcomed', says the Automobile Association.

Easter road deaths: 'Not enough is being done to curb the carnage' - AA

2017-04-21 16:32

The Automobile Association has slammed government's road safety and enforcement as 2017 Easter road death statistics showed a 51% increase compared to 2016.

Perfect storm brewing for petrol price, repo rate shock

2017-04-11 13:26

South Africans could see the petrol price rising by about 70c a litre next month, while SARB might have to move from a repo rate cut to a hike, says economist Kevin Lings.

Possible drop in fuel price will be pretty meaningless

2017-03-15 13:28

Based on the current data, the AA is predicting that petrol will decrease by 51c/litre, diesel by about 27c/ litre, and illuminating paraffin by 32c, but it really doesn't leave much to celebrate with new fuel taxes.

Rain lashes SA: 13 wet weather driving tips

2017-02-24 09:56

Bad weather is affecting many parts of South Africa and requires extra vigilance from motorists. Here are 13 wet-weather driving tips.

'Modest fuel price increase' for SA

2017-02-15 11:41

'Current data suggests a very modest fuel price increase of between three and four cents a litre for vehicle fuels,' reports the Automobile Association as it looks at fuel-price trends for SA.

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