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Here's how the new demerit system will affect drivers when the Aarto Bill is signed off

2019-03-06 15:30

After a decade of speculation and waiting, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Bill (AARTO) has been sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa to be signed into law.

Did that second-hand car you purchased turn out to be a skedonk? Know your car-buying rights in SA

2018-08-22 10:00

'Purchasing a second-hand car from a dealer means that the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) applies to your transaction and protects you rights,' says LawForAll as it highlights what to do if you're sold a defective vehicle in South Africa.

Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill to replace Road Accident Fund - Last chance to speak up

2018-05-14 13:00

The new controversial Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill, is one step closer to becoming law and replacing the existing Road Accident Fund (RAF).

So you've just been in a car crash? 10 mistakes to avoid on our roads

2018-03-02 14:00

From aggressive behaviour to venting on social media, we look at mistakes motorists should avoid in the event of a road crash.

AARTO update: 'Last chance for SA motorists to speak up' - JPSA

2018-02-19 09:18

'This will affect law abiding citizens and delinquent motorists alike,' says JPSA as the controversial AARTO amendment bill, and with it the driver demerit system, moves a step closer to implementation in South Africa.

New driver demerit system: 6 things SA motorist should know

2017-09-06 09:38

The controversial AARTO amendment bill moves a step closer to implementation in South Africa. We look at how the proposed Driver Demerit system will work.

#TaxiStrike: Scrapping mini-bus drivers' traffic fines 'sets a bad precedent'

2017-08-17 07:13

'It is extraordinary that it is being stated that a 60% discount has been offered,' says Justice Project South Africa chairman, Howard Dembovsky, following the mini-bus taxi driver strike in Gauteng.

6 Reader traffic fine questions answered by experts

2017-07-18 09:20

‘I keep getting fines for a vehicle I don’t own’, ‘I never received a court summons’… Wheels24 readers have their SA traffic-fine questions answered.

Dealing with roadblocks in SA: Know your rights

2017-06-27 08:28

'I’ve been pulled over in a roadblock, and it’s quite intimidating. What should I know?' We explore your rights regarding roadblocks in SA.

Unpacking South Africa’s new bakkie laws: 5 things you should know

2017-05-09 08:16

'Legal technicalities and regulations aside, it’s important not to lose sight of what’s at stake here - children’s lives,' writes legal expert, advocate Jackie Nagtegaal as she unpacks SA’s new bakkie laws.

 

Avoid the penalty: Here's all you need to know about renewing your driver's licence in SA

2018-08-23 08:00

As motorists know, to stay on the right side of the law and drive legally on South African roads you need a valid driver’s licence. Here are a few steps to follow regarding the renewal of your driver's licence.

'The driver showed no remorse or responsibility' - Here's what to do if you've been involved in a hit and run

2018-08-21 15:00

Have you been involved in a hit-and-run incident? A reader shares their experience on South Africa's roads.

Everything you need to know about renewing your drivers licence in SA

2018-03-28 12:00

Many motorists are under the impression that obtaining a driver’s licence is a once-off bit of admin but it is in fact a lifetime commitment. Here's what you need to know about renewing your licence.

WATCH: Number-plate 'flipper' spotted in Joburg - how it works and why it's against the law

2018-02-26 19:00

Have you ever seen vehicles on our roads with blank registration numbers or as a new video on twitter shows, rotating number plates? Here's what you need to know about illegal number plates...

5 ways the new SA car industry code could affect you

2017-10-19 08:31

The right to choose where you wish to repair your vehicle, full disclosure of all costs associated with buying a car... a code of conduct for the local car industry could give SA motorists more choice.

Daily motoring wrap: What you should do in a car crash

2017-08-17 14:37

Crashes are a daily occurrence on SA roads, and more often then not, drivers forget to take down important details or to follow a simple process because either panic or frustration sets in.

Fender bender do's and don'ts: Here's what you should do in a crash

2017-08-14 11:40

Have you ever been involved in a crash but panic makes you forget to jot down important details? Here's a handy guide to help you navigate through minor vehicle incidents.

Got your stolen car back? Here’s how to get police clearance to licence it in SA

2017-07-11 08:32

Car stolen? Even if the police recover your vehicle, unless you follow procedure you won’t be able to retrieve or licence your car. Here's what you need to know in SA.

Infographic: Unpacking SA's new bakkie law - the finer details

2017-05-13 11:30

It will soon become illegal to transport school children for reward (i.e paying a driver) in the goods compartment of a bakkie in SA. Here's all you need to know.

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