May 10, 2017

The consequences of drinking and driving

The consequences of drinking and driving With the zero-tolerance approach the law has towards road users, it’s necessary to address the consequences of drinking and driving. Unfortunately, holidays and weekends often bring devastating road accidents, with families being injured and losing members due to drunk-driving related incidents. What does the law say? According to the […]
May 10, 2017

New traffic rules approaching

New traffic rules approaching Up until this point, many people have not paid attention to the traffic rules, or simply not cared. That is about to change with new, stricter traffic regulations being introduced onto South Africans roads in the coming months. This is particularly important for those who take speed limits for granted. What […]
October 29, 2015

Claims from the Road Accident Fund

Claims from the Road Accident Fund In terms of current legislation, the Road Accident Fund (RAF) is entitled to offer undertakings or guarantees to a Plaintiff who is in the process of instituting a claim against the Fund. The fact that an undertaking is offered instead of a traditional lump sum payment has certain positive […]
August 7, 2015

Who is liable for the damages caused due to a motor vehicle accident?

Who is liable for the damages caused due to a motor vehicle accident? What will happen to my vehicle after I have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and who will be responsible for the damages?  Over and above the emotional and economical tension it causes a person and his family, there will always […]