Monthly Archives: December 2017

Developing a Growth Mindset

Succeeding requires that we engage in the process of our own personal growth. It can be incredibly hard to remain forever open to being wrong and changing direction. It is natural to become overly attached to what we think works and to what is familiar. The following list contains some tips to encourage a growth mindset.

VDQGBSA: Sign Up This Year & Enjoy An Early Bird Discount!

The VDQGBSA is now functioning as a registered professional body with SAQA, which will  enable industry practitioners to become members and obtain a Damage Quantification (VDQ) qualification. Become a VDQGBSA member and complete your registration BEFORE 31 December 2017, and enjoy an early bird discount!

Cell Phone Confiscation

Cape Talk’s John Maythem recently spoke to JP Smith, Mayoral Committee Member for Safety, Security and Social Services, about the national legislation regarding using your cell phone while you are driving.

SAMBRA Western Cape Audatex Information Sharing Session

The final Western Cape Executive Committee and General Meeting for 2017 took place on 30 November, with the General Meeting serving as the backdrop to an interactive Audatex information sharing session. The session was such a success that SAMBRA intends to roll these sessions out nation-wide.

What To Do When Your Car Overheats

Summer is here and temperatures are on the rise. And while the sunny weather is nice for the holidays, it can take a toll on your car. The RMI’s Pieter Niemand explains why your car might over heat and what to do if it does…

How Emotions Affect Driving

Have you noticed how you drive differently after an argument with a spouse or colleague than how you would drive when you’re having the best day ever? explain how being overcome with strong emotions pose a similar danger while driving as when you phone / text and drive.

Safety on African Roads

At the recent Africa Road Safety Conference in Cape Town, Jean Todt (President of FIA and UN special envoy on road safety) delivered a speech addressing the progress and potential future of road safety on the African continent…


Motoring Dates to Diarise

From old car shows to speed festivals… there are some exciting motoring events taking place in the coming months. Have a look at what is taking place near you, and pop in to satisfy your inner petrolhead.

Is Your Vehicle Roadworthy?

With the festive season upon us, our roads are getting busier. Ensuring that your car is roadworthy should be a top priority. Pieter Niemand (MIWA) explains the importance of ensuring your car is roadworthy ahead of the festive rush.