ARTICLES RELATING TO MASTERDRIVE SA

SEE | Here's why there's no need to panic about AARTO

2019-09-16 06:30

If there's one word that has been instilling at least some kind of fear in drivers, it's AARTO. And since it has been signed to law, it has caused much dismay. MasterDrive SA explains why there really is no need to panic.

Here's how to drive during SA's dangerous protests

2019-04-13 11:35

Protesters around Gauteng and the Western Cape have caused havoc on the roads again.

Record high fuel prices in SA: Here's how to soften the blow and save that extra bit of fuel

2018-10-02 07:00

Another fuel price will hit motorists in October. Here are a few essential ways to save fuel.

Drake's #InMyFeelings song causing havoc on the road: Here's why MasterDrive SA condemns the 'KiKi Challenge'

2018-08-23 16:00

The crazy #KikiChallenge is resulting in accidents, from minor to serious. MasterDrive SA strongly condemns this trend as serious consequences are inevitable when you use a car in such a reckless manner.

SA roadside shootings: Here's what you should do

2018-05-18 07:19

'While we will never really know how we will react in a crisis, planning what to do beforehand, increases chances you will react automatically to protect yourself,' says MasterDrive's Eugene Herbert.

Car crashes cost SA millions - MasterDrive

2018-03-13 08:12

'The RAF has a massive backlog of claims which actuaries estimate will be at R355-billion by 2020/21,' said Masterdrive South Africa.

Does your child know how to use a seatbelt? Here's why it's important

2018-01-18 12:16

'Crashes are the leading cause of death amongst youth between the ages of five and 24. Seatbelts reduce fatal injuries by 45%', says MasterDrive SA.

Heavy storms batter SA: Here’s how to handle flooded roads

2017-10-11 06:44

Parts of Johannesburg and Durban have been battered by heavy storms. Here's how to deal with severe weather and flooded roads.

If you're slow in the fast lane 'you're a danger on the road'

2017-09-12 07:58

'Speed limit or speed differentiation? Driving slower than the actual speed limit could actually cause more harm than good,' says MasterDrive SA.

Miss SA suffers attempted hijacking, now she's helping SA women fight back

2017-08-29 14:08

'The Unbreakable campaign aims to educate, uplift and empower South African women,' says Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters as she partners with MasterDrive for a series of free workshops in Gauteng and the Western Cape.

 

So you're used to driving an auto but need to switch to a manual car? Here's what you need to know to stay safe on SA's roads

2019-08-28 09:00

You might find yourself in a situation where you're used to driving an auto vehicle and are forced to switch to a manual transmission. This could possibly be hazard in the event of an emergency on the road.

WATCH: Had too many drinks? Here's what it's like to drive under the influence

2018-12-20 08:30

Drunk driving is still a huge problem in South Africa where the act of driving while intoxicated seems to be a culture here locally. Meet the 'drunk goggles' for a sobering experience.

Is it worth the risk? Should you fight back against hijackers or not?

2018-09-20 10:00

"Crime statistics have been released and it shows that vigilante justice was in the top three in Gauteng," says MasterDrive SA as it highlights the dangerous of fighting back against hijackers.

Huge cold front hits SA: Here's how to drive in ice and snow on our roads

2018-06-30 18:00

A weather warning has been issued cautioning South African motorists to expect wind, rain and even snow affecting many roads throughout the country.

11 driving tips: 'Drive better no matter the weather conditions' - MasterDrive

2018-05-08 15:00

Whether it is storming with rain or beaming down strong sunshine, take a look at these tips on how to adjust your driving to best handle changing weather conditions.

Driven to distraction: What we should be teaching new drivers on SA roads

2018-03-08 11:19

With the new school and university year comes a number of new drivers. Before these motorists set off with their shiny new licenses, it's important to remember that new drivers do not have the experience and skill level that older drivers have.

Children on our roads: Driving tips during SA school holidays

2017-12-05 08:46

As schools close around South Africa this week, motorists can expect to see more children sharing our roads.

New traffic laws for SA: Are you Aarto ready?

2017-09-26 17:37

'South Africa has a culture of drivers who push the boundaries,' says MasterDrive as it lists ways Aarto will affect all motorists and the transport industry.

Mag wheels, smoked lights, performance kits; Here's what makes your car modded

2017-09-10 08:00

Mag wheels, fancy headlights, a new exhaust system... Making any kind of change on your vehicle warrants as a modification, most times it's also deemed illegal. Here's a list of vehicle alterations that could land you in hot water, and those which are 'safe'.

The next step after speed governors in SA

2017-05-30 08:50

'Safely moving a goods vehicle around requires certain skills,' says MasterDrive as it calls more truck-driver training in SA.

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