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The importance of Sasria Cover

SASRIA – the South African Special Risk Insurance Association, provides cover against unique risks such as civil commotion, public disorder, strikes, riots and terrorism to any individual, business, government or corporate entity which has assets in South Africa. Why is Sasria cover important? If your vehicle was parked near a protest area and was then …..


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I have had an accident—now what?

Being involved in a vehicle accident is incredibly stressful. Unfortunately, accidents are an everyday occurrence on our roads. Feeling shaken is a typical reaction, when being involved in any type of accident, and this can often leave you dazed, confused and anxious – and unable to focus. It is imperative that you try to remain …..


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Why it’s important to keep your policy documentation updated

Insurance gives you the peace of mind, that in the unfortunate event that you need to claim, you can call on the services of your insurance broker to assist you with your claims process. That is why keeping your policy documents updated is important. It plays a vital role in ensuring that you get the …..


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Listening to music while driving – hidden dangers!

Music and driving go hand in hand – from planning that playlist for long road trips to cranking up the volume when the deejay plays your favourite song as you head home! Music makes our commutes so much more bearable. Beware though, as this simple pleasure can be very distracting. Make sure that music adds …..


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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

During the month of April, several organisations unite with the same mission in mind, to encourage everyone to drive with focus and to reach their destination safely. Distracted Driving Awareness Month puts safety first and text messages, arriving on time, and friends under the influence in the back seat. South Africa has recently adopted a …..


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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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The information in these articles is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial or legal advice.