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It is important to stay alert at all times and to act with extreme caution when climbing behind the steering wheel of a vehicle. Not only does the driver have to avoid distractions, but passengers have to ensure that they are not the cause of such distractions. To test your concentration...
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In South Africa, we are accustomed to driving in beautiful sunny weather most of the time. But as we approach the summer rain seasons, we provide insights and advice on how to drive in adverse weather. There are several detailed discussions on specific weather conditions on the Arrive Alive...
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In modern society, mothers-to-be can’t simply stay at home and wait around for nine months. It is important for pregnant road users to know that unless they suffer from a special condition, they can continue to live their normal lives without too many changes. As long they can comfortably...
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Some of my earliest childhood memories are of going with my cousins (all of us were between the ages of six and 12) to the theatre or on other outings during the holiday period, and when I say going with my cousins I literally mean all eight of us...
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Road rage has been described by Sally Davies, a clinical psychologist, as a social problem that appears to be increasing all over the world, along with traffic congestion and levels of frustration on roads. It occurs when people who are already vulnerable to aggressive outbursts are led to express...
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Don’t you find it troubling that South African consumers head off to their local baby retailer to buy a car seat without doing a minute of research? That’s like going to the local car dealership and buying a vehicle without checking what size the engine is, how big the...
happy family taking a selfie on the bonnet of a car before they go on their road trip with their children
I noticed some unavoidable issues that come up with every trip we take. Whether by car or plane, the following five things always find a way to mess with our trip. Your route has been carefully planned, the kids are strapped in, but something is keeping you from getting into...
boot of car packed with holiday bags and equipment
Have you thought about how your packing could affect your car’s ability to drive safely on the road? Here are some packing tips from road safety experts, Arrive Alive. Going away for the holidays can be daunting when you have little ones, especially with the amount of stuff they usually...