Did You Know: According to Arrive Alive, despite the efforts of numerous Government agencies and road safety initiatives, 35-40% of South African road deaths are those of pedestrians.
The cost of South African motoring is continuously on the rise despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation, according to statistics and data from WesBank.
ATTENTION MEMBERS: Veculim will be hosting a free demonstration on Wednesday, 2 August 2017. If you want to be a part of this amazing opportunity, read on for more information.
Did you know that driving with worn shocks is extremely dangerous and can drastically decrease vehicle control and handling? According to the RMI, “motorists often adjust unconsciously to the change in their vehicle’s handling, unaware of the danger they’re in.”
Deputy finance minister Sfiso Buthelezi has pledged government’s support to the South African insurance industry and called on insurers to continue working in the spirit of collaboration and good corporate governance.
Driving in traffic can be a nightmare. Arrive Alive have come up with some tips for staying cool under pressure and remaining safe when driving in heavy traffic.
By now you would have read the news regarding the accepted minimum Industry Standard for Motor Body Repairers and National Grading Programme, either through the SAMBRA Newsletter and Website, or through communications from Bureau Veritas / Waidler. Find out more about the National MBR Grading Process.
Please participate in this short (6 questions only) survey, which aims to assist the RMI to grow their RMI4Sure product and ultimately benefit all RMI (and SAMBRA) members.
Creating a list of core values and beliefs goes a long way toward developing the culture of your company. This list will become the de facto standard that employees will refer to when making decisions within your business, even when you aren’t looking.
Hijackings, car theft, smash & grab… Motorists in SA are plagued by many forms of vehicle-related crime. Vehicle recovery specialist, Cartrack, has released useful tips and advice to help prevent vehicle crime in SA. (Article published on Wheels24.co.za)
The Association for Skills Development in South Africa has released their latest upcoming events and webinars. Be sure to book your place!
Women are slowly but surely migrating to jobs that were historically performed by men. Learn how women are breaking the mould in the motor industry.
The motor body repair industry and insurers both benefit from correctly quantifying the cost of repair, and the Vehicle Damage Quantification (VDQ) Qualification serves as a formal qualification for people that assess damage to vehicles in order to provide repair quotes.
In case you missed it, the latest RMA Connect Newsletter has arrived, with interesting content including reporting minor injuries to RMA.