Veiligheidswenke vir die grondpad

Alhoewel grondpaaie steeds van die mees prominente grond oppervlaktes bly in Suider-Afrika, is daar nog baie motoriste, wat hierdie oppervlakte nog nie aangevat het nie. Grondpaaie kan lekker wees, wanneer daar met die natuur vereenselwig wil word of selfs as jy net daarvan hou om die voertuig ietwat vuil te maak. Grondpaaie bied egter ook ‘n nuwe manier van bestuur en ander waarnemings om in ag te neem as op die normale teerpaaie, waaraan ons gewoond is.

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Safety: Why you should service your car

Servicing your car makes it last longer and perform better – and there are people who don’t know that a car needs regular maintenance. We once met someone whose three-year old car had done about 40,000km without a single service. When asked why, the owner replied “because it doesn’t need one, it’s running just fine!”

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Safety: Dangers of mobile phone use while driving

Cellphones are an extremely dangerous distraction for the driver of a moving vehicle because they reduce or stunt the reaction times crucial for negotiating traffic. Even more dangerous than phoning while driving is texting (or browsing) on a mobile phone while behind the wheel.

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