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What to Do if Your Engine Overheats

When your engine overheats, it can cause serious, permanent damage to your vehicle, so it is best to do everything in your power to stop this from happening in the first place. However, sometimes an overheating engine is unavoidable, especially if your vehicle is an older model. With this in mind, it is important for you to know exactly what to do if you ever find yourself in a situation such as this. Let us first look at the four main reasons why your engine might over-heat: You need to top u

Make Your Own Windscreen Washer Fluid: 8 Methods that Work

A clean windscreen, and a reliable car insurance policy, of course, is essential for ensuring optimal safety on the roads of South Africa. Because of this, it is imperative that you top up your windscreen washer fluid on a regular basis. In order to ensure the best results possible, it is advised to avoid using water alone - instead, you will need a special type of fluid. Unfortunately, this fluid is often very expensive... so why not make your own? Here are multiple ways to making your own win

Are You Driving with the Wrong Sunglasses?

It's easy to pick a pair of sunglasses based purely on how good they look on you. However, if you are going to buy a specific pair for driving, it is important to pick a pair that not only protects your eyes from UV rays but also enhances your driving experience. To the driver, sunglasses are more just an accessory. Extreme brightness and distracting reflections can impair visibility and be the cause of a freak accident. If you have the windows down, wind and dust are additional distractions t

Getting your Caravan Ready for Summer: The Ultimate Checklist

It's hard to believe but the summer holidays are almost here. Before the end-of-year-rush hits, take the time to get your caravan spruced up and ready for the holiday season! External maintenance Start by giving the caravan a good wash to remove any mould or dust. This will help you to determine if there's any peeling paint or rusty spots that need to be repaired. Check the running gear for any rust, wear and tear, and grease all moving parts. Make sure the wheel hub and bearings are well-gr

Applying Brakes on Truck Accidents

A Serious Matter On a daily basis, road safety is often foremost on the minds of many South African drivers. This is not at all surprising, considering the vehicle accident statistics that the insurance industry can report on each month. As a country, we have a dedicated month of the year called Transport Month, which reinforces just how important and serious a topic this is in our country. In 2015, the government have declared 1 to 31 October as official transport month, and they seek to ra

Working from home? Check your insurance cover!

Thanks largely to the internet, more people than ever before are able to work from home. Those fortunate enough to take the leap quickly discover that to enjoy the benefits of greater flexibility and an improved work/life balance, it is necessary to exercise a good deal of discipline and focus. But, that's not all you'll require - your insurance policies may need some tweaking, too. Home insurance Let your insurer know if you will be working from home or running a business from home. Check your

Leadership and Culture

"He makes me want to be a better man!" - Barack Obama on Madiba's legacy. A leader is someone who has the ability to move a group of people (team) towards a desired destination. This implies that the leader formulates and clearly communicates the vision of the organisation and inspires the team to work towards achieving it. The crucial question is how to achieve this? My favourite quote in this regard is the one of John Buchan that says "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into human

Spring cleaning your workspace

Spring is the perfect time to reorganise your workspace, you can see it as picking up on new year's resolutions you may have faltered on. Try these tips to get started: Make a to-do list To get your work space in shape for spring, start by making a to-do list of all the areas that need attention. Start with your desk, drawers, filing cabinets, shelves and anything else in your work environment that needs to be ordered. Clean in increments Try working in 15 minute increments in a certain area ra

Does your star sign affect your driving habits?

Many variables go into determining your car insurance premium, including age, driving history, and the car you drive - but what about astrological signs? Our actuarial team thought it might be fun to see whether there is a correlation between a person's astrological sign and how they behave on the road… …This is what our statistics showed: We ran an internal survey to find out what MiWay employees thought of these stats. Interestingly, we had responses from every star sign except

MiWay Announces Strong Half-Year Results

MiWay announced its strong half-year results with double digit growth figures and an increase of 17% in gross written premium. Click here to read the full article, as featured in COVER Magazine.

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