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Another petrol price hike from midnight tonight

Economist Azar Jammine says the positive thing about the coronavirus lockdown regulations is that people who are working from home will be able to save money that they would have spent on the increasing fuel price. Motorists can expect a steep fuel hike with effect from midnight on Tuesday. According[…]

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Road safety urged as Easter rush gears up

Transport and roads authorities have pleaded for caution during the Easter exodus as people fan out around the country to visit family and friends, or just get a much-needed rest. “Fatigue is a silent killer. If you’re tired while driving or riding, please stop somewhere safe and take a break,”[…]

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Motorists urged to be vigilant over Easter

Traffic and law enforcement agencies will double efforts to curb fatalities on the roads over the Easter holiday. The volume of cars on the roads is expected to increase over the long weekend.  Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has issued a stern warning to motorists that officials will be out in full[…]

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Chaos as flooding overwhelms parts of Gauteng

Pretoria has been particularly hard-hit, though the rest of the province is also drowning in places. Several trees have fallen over and all the low-water bridges have been closed in Centurion, Pretoria and surrounding areas. The Gauteng Weather Service warned motorists of extensive flooding in Centurion after the Hennops and[…]

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Warning of new smash and grab hotspot

Motorists traveling in the vicinity of Jakes Gerwel Drive and Voortrekker Road are urged to be extra cautious as authorities have seen a spike in ‘smash and grabs’ in the area.  The increase in the number of incidents at this intersection appears to be directly linked to efforts by authorities[…]

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SA festive roads prove deadlier than ever

The number of people who have died on the country’s roads since the start of December is already higher than last year, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday. “There are 845 fatalities recorded since 1- 19 December 2016, with an increase of 17% in comparison to the previous year’s[…]

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