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5 tips to getting your 'moto' on...

Whether it's to beat the traffic blues or simply to feel the wind blow through your hair on your Sunday ride, having a motorcycle certainly sounds like a good idea. Becoming a rider can have more benefits than the obvious one - swishing your way through traffic; it is also a great way to cut down on fuel. Before you walk into a dealership and get your 'moto' on, there are a few things you need to know to help you make the right purchase. There are endless styles to choose from and choices to ma

MiWay backs a winning team

At MiWay, we've taken our understanding for bikes, accessories, riding gear, motorcycle trailers and their value to the next level by teaming up with Anassis Racing. We are proud to be the title sponsor of the Anassis Racing team for the 2017 Super-GP Championship Trophy Season. The Pretoria-based superbike race team outfit celebrates 10 years this year and is widely regarded as South Africa's most successful team. The past few months of the sponsorship have seen the team painting the race tar a

You party, WeDrive - the safest way home after a night out!

Driving under the influence continues to be one of the biggest threats to road safety in South Africa. During long weekends, and holiday times in general, road fatalities spike as many road users let loose and enjoy their break. How much is too much? For many drivers, the big question is always "how much is too much?" or "How much will put me over the limit?". Because there are many factors involved and thus we are all affected differently, it is very difficult to estimate just how much is too

You too could hit a cow

Drivers have to be attentive to more than the risks posed by other vehicles and road users, but also be alert to the dangers of animals on the road. Animal distractions are risks brought about by a variety of animals - from tortoises, cats, dogs and even birds to large cattle, donkeys and antelope such as kudu. Insects have even been recorded to take their toll! Apart from the tragic forfeiture of wildlife, hitting an animal could result in broken headlights, dented bonnets, injuries and eve

9 medical situations your insurer can assist with

Life happens, and when it does you can find yourself in an overwhelming situation that requires critical thinking and urgent attention. With medical emergencies, even the slightest bit of help can bring about the greatest relief. Your insurer may be able to help you with more than just getting your car to safe storage and repair. Here are nine medical situations MiWay's 24/7 Emergency Assistance call centre, MiHelp can provide you with should you find yourself in a medical emergency: Medical A

The 2017 MiWay Wally Hayward Marathon

It's that time again - we are excited to bring you the MiWay Wally Hayward Marathon on the 1st of May 2017! The 41st Wally Hayward Marathon will be held in honour of one of South Africa's greatest long distance runners. Hayward's exceptional running career spanned six decades. He represented South Africa at the Olympic Games and is best remembered for his remarkable achievements in the Comrades Marathon, which he won five times and ran at the ages of 79 and 80. It doesn't matter why you run - b

Don't panic! Emergency vehicles on the way

Safe driving is about more than just having control over your vehicle - you have to be aware of your environment and any sudden actions you may have to take. Often times, these sudden actions involve accidents - be it avoiding one or making way for an emergency vehicle rushing to an accident scene. As a driver, hearing those sirens can send shivers down your spine and cause you to panic - conversely, if you're the one involved in the accident, it will bring a sigh of relief. Emergency vehicles

Home assistance with MiWay

There's nothing like a long weekend to sneak in some down time or to catch up with your favourite TV programme! With this upcoming one being an extra-long weekend, you can finally get to those things you just haven't had the time to do - be it some reading, DIYing or simply being lazy. Unfortunately, life happens - your geyser could burst or you could find yourself locked out of your own home. The last thing you need getting in the way of you and your long weekend at home is a situation that co

4 tips to tackle roadside emergencies

Staying calm in the event of your car breaking down in the middle of your journey is not the easiest of things to do. Roadside emergencies can be frightening and in some cases life-threatening. No matter what your situation, your main aim should be getting help and out of that predicament as safely and quickly as possible. This is where Roadside Emergency Assistance comes in. Here are 4 quick tips to get you through a roadside emergency this long weekend: Keep emergency contacts at hand. Keep

Here's how to avoid the border-crossing blues

The April holidays are nearly upon us, and soon our roads will be filled with vehicles packed with families or friends rushing to make their way to various destinations. If you will be travelling out of the country, keep in mind that the borders will be just as busy as to roads leading to them. Getting through border gates can be a stressful part of your travel - even more so if you don't have what you need. One of the most important aspects of preparing for your trip is to ensure that you have

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