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Are you holding your steering wheel correctly?

Holding your steering wheel correctly is one of the most critical steps to ensure safe driving. Good steering wheel control allows you to drive your vehicle more efficiently and safely. To effectively control your vehicle, both hands must be placed firmly on the steering wheel in the 10 o’clock & 2 o’clock position. Hold the …..


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Travelling safely with your pet

Have you been dreaming of your next road trip? The lure of the open road is especially tempting, given that we have the June school holidays just around the corner. Holidays are always welcome, and this time, you might even want to bring your furry friend along for the ride. While a trip with the …..


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The dangers of eating or drinking while driving

In our modern age of convenience and drive-thru restaurants, drivers can enjoy their favourite food and drinks without removing the keys from the ignition or even leaving the driver’s seat. When the topic of distracted driving is brought up, we immediately think of ‘texting and driving’. Did you know that eating and drinking whilst driving …..


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The Benefits of using an Insurance Broker

When shopping around for insurance, it’s always good to compare your options to ensure you’re getting the best cover at the best premium. But knowing where to look is where an insurance broker can help you. Let’s face it… insurance can be confusing! As your broker, we shop around the insurance market on your behalf, …..


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Does the colour of your vehicle matter to insurers?

Does the colour of your vehicle affect your insurance premium? It may sound ridiculous that something so small could have such an impact. So, we’re going to set the record straight once and for all. Insurance companies take many factors into account when calculating the risk of insuring your vehicle; these factors can include the …..


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7 Fun things to do this Freedom Day

Each year, South Africans commemorate Freedom Day on 27 April, the day the country held its first democratic elections (in 1994). In celebration of this momentous event, why not use this public holiday to explore the amazing history, culture, and beauty that South Africa has to offer.  From historical landmarks to restaurants, we’ve got some …..


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Winter is Coming – Prepare your vehicle for the cold!

“Brace yourselves. Winter is coming!” Temperatures are dropping across South Africa, signalling that winter is coming. Most people will ensure that they are protected from the cold, however, many forget about their vehicles! These valuable assets also need some protection against the elements at this time of the year. Get your vehicle winter-ready by following …..


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Stay safe on the roads this Easter

With the Easter weekend upon us, we can expect higher traffic volumes as many South Africans hit the roads for a well-deserved break. Road safety starts with YOU! Please drive responsibly. If you are going to be on the road this Easter weekend, here are a few road tips from us to help make your …..


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Tips to prepare your vehicle for your holiday road trip

The festive season is finally upon us, and what a year it’s been. Thinking of heading down to the beach or taking a trip through the bush? No matter where you decide to spend your holiday this festive season, make sure your vehicle doesn’t let you down by doing some quick and simple checks before …..


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Don’t risk it – Keep your vehicle license renewed at all times

  The government has recently extended the grace period for renewing vehicle licenses to March 2022, prompting many drivers to delay their license renewals before the cut off date. This grace period has implications that can’t be overlooked, especially when your vehicle insurance is involved. What is an unlicensed vehicle? An unlicensed vehicle is when …..


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Don’t risk it. Don’t drive with your airbag light on.

There are a variety of different warning lights on the dashboard of a vehicle. You have probably already seen the airbag light illuminate without even realising it. For example, when you get into your vehicle and start up your engine. This is normal! However, if you notice that your airbag light stays on, once your …..


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6 ways you could be shortening the lifespan of your vehicle

As a vehicle owner, there are many factors to consider, which could have a drastic impact on the lifespan of your vehicle, which include, but are not limited to, improper maintenance and care. Here are some ways in which you could be shortening the lifespan of your vehicle:   Driving on damaged road surfaces: Unfortunately, …..


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