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Show Your car some love this Valentine’s Day!

Every day your car takes you to work, and back home again. It never complains and, while it may not be the newest kid on the block, it starts up every time you ask it to … Talk about unconditional love! Do you ever take the time to show it a little appreciation? Well, with …..


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7 tips to save on fuel spend after the petrol price increase

As South Africa prepares for another fuel-price hike, we thought we should share with you, tips that you can use to help reduce your fuel spend. Here are seven tips you can use to save petrol: Slowing down to 110 km/hour (from 120km/hour) could save you up to 25% on your fuel consumption; driving at …..


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What your tyres tell you

Your tyres are your car’s only connection to the road. They are often overlooked as safety items, but sometimes they’re the first place where a problem could appear. Knowing how to read your tyres, is an important part of keeping your car running as smoothly as possible. Here are a few tips you can use …..


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Plan a stress-free road trip this Festive Season

When the festive season comes, we cannot wait to take time off and hit the beaches or head out on a safari, and with the year we have had, a little fun and relaxation is well deserved. The excitement of enjoying a nice relaxing couple of days can however be dampened by the thought of …..


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Golden rules of the road

It’s always important to revisit the basics of road safety from time to time. South Africa still has a long way to go when it comes to reducing the number of fatal incidents on our roads. Always buckle up: A seatbelt should be worn at all times by both the driver and the passengers. South …..


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What to do if your vehicle needs towing

Do you know who to call in the event of an accident, or when your vehicle needs towing? What are the next steps you should be taking? What is the right protocol? Your car breaking down on the road, or being in an accident, is one of those nerve-racking ordeals that no one should have …..


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10 Tips to keep a tip-top engine

Bad driving habits that put pressure on certain parts of your engine will shorten its life, while better driving habits can extend their life. It’s important for us to preserve our assets, especially our cars, by ensuring that wear and tear is minimized. The next few “do’s and don’ts” aren’t harsh (e.g. don’t break too …..


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5 Important Car Checks to Make before a Road Trip

It’s a good idea to check your car before starting out on your road trip. Here are five things you should look at: Check your car’s fluid Fluids can include your oil, coolant, brake fluid and water in your windscreen washer tank. If necessary, change your oil and oil filter. Wash your windscreens and check …..


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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

African Independent Brokers is dedicated to promoting safe driving behavior on South African Roads. One of the key issues identified at the forefront of driving safety is distracted driving. With a dramatic increase found in the use of hand-held devices, there is no doubt that texting while driving has become a serious issue resulting in …..


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#PurposeInPink

African Independent Brokers dressed up in pink today, to show our support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Even our trees are wrapped in pink. We urge you to go pink for a purpose. Let’s stand together in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Visit the CANSA website to stay informed: https://bit.ly/33vSELz #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #GoPink #Pinktober #AfricanIndependentBrokers #PurposeInPink


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African Independent Brokers, shifts into ‘DRIVE’

With over 25 years of serving our clients, our promise has never changed. At AIB, we are committed to providing Soft Landings, Simplicity and hassle-free insurance. We are very proud to share with you that as of 1 October 2020, we are continuing this legacy and have launched our very own products:   AfriDrive – …..


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Driving Safely in The Rain

The rainy seasons are a welcome and unwelcome time in South Africa, most times it’s much needed occurrence. However, too much rain over too short a period of time can pose a serious problem. Excessive rain brings with them the possibility of flash flooding. As little as 30cm of water can float your car while …..


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