The importance of brake testing for your vehicle


Brakes are a normal wear and tear item for any vehicle and eventually they’re going to need to be replaced. For scheduling maintenance, check your vehicle’s braking system every 6 to 12 months to be on the safe side. A thorough brake inspection should include; brake lining wear, level of the brake fluid, rotor thickness and condition of rotor, wear and tear on hoses and brake lines, rear brake and brake warning lights, as well as taking the vehicle for a test drive to detect other possible brake system problems.

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What Makes a Car Roadworthy


In South Africa, roadworthy certification is a prerequisite for licencing vehicles, selling them, or even just keeping them in operation. Of course this is the case in many other countries in the world, as this certification is a guarantee of sorts, of the safety of the vehicle being driven. The road claims many lives each year, and this number would be lessened significantly if everyone on the road paid closer attention to the condition of their vehicles. So, to help you do just that, here are some tips on ensuring that your vehicle, being driven in by your family, is kept safe and road worthy at all times.

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What is a vehicle registration certificate?


The certificate of registration has somewhat changed its design over the last few decades. At the moment and for some time now, every single traffic department in South Africa has up graded to a greenish themed document that is supplied by the traffic department. The vehicle registering department of authority only prints the information on the themed page, the watermark is already on the supplied sheet before it is inserted to the printer. To prevent fake certificates and to protect ownership of a motor vehicle, besides the watermark and the recognizable theme, the fonts used to print the information is exclusive and not freely available. Rarely, the fonts may change on the most unnoticeable sections on the sheet.

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Benefits of a certified Pre-owned


It is time to replace your current car and why many potential car buyers are faced with one hard controversial decision. Do you buy a New or Used car? There are many perfectly good reasons to buy a used vehicle, such as having a wider selection of vehicles in your price range, but probably the biggest advantage for used-car buyers is affordability. Buying a used vehicle could get you the most out of your cash by far, but has a little more risk involved when it comes to the overall performance of the vehicle.

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Multi-point Inspection and Reconditioning Process


The number of stuff that a dealer will examine and, if necessary, will overhaul or replace to meet certified pre-owned vehicle program quality varies by manufacturer, but normally a certified pre-owned vehicle has withstood between 100 and 200 individual component checks and is approved by the time it goes on sale as a certified used vehicle.

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Vehicle Theft Technology


The increase of crime in South Africa has definitely increased over the years. Due to the low economy and the rise of inflation which has had a domino effect in businesses as well as peoples livelihoods has definitely lead to desperation and therefore, an increase in our crime rates.

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What is needed to have your vehicle declared Roadworthy


What is needed to have your vehicle declared Roadworthy
A roadworthy certificate verifies that your vehicle is in full working shape for daily use on the road. You can get this through Global Vehicle Testing but it is essential as your life or others may be in danger. If your car is found to be unroadworthy of being on the road, your car can be confiscated by the police. Furthermore, your car insurance provider will not pay out a claim if your car is not worthy of being on the road.

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What Makes a Car Road Worthy in South Africa?


Ensuring that your car is road worthy will keep you, your family and other drivers on the road safe, plus it is a legal requirement. Here is what you ought to know.
Whether you are looking to sell your car, are renewing your licence or simply wish to ensure that your vehicle is safe to drive, each and every South African car owner needs to ensure that their vehicles are adequately road-worthy at all times. Of course, few of us are actually mechanics, which means that knowledge on how to do this might easily escape up, essentially making your vehicle a danger to operate. So, if you are looking to ensure that your vehicle is road-worthy, here are some crucial aspects to keep in mind:

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