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3 Ways to Insure your Bicycle

You love your bike, and you can't think of a better way to start your weekend than going for an early morning bike ride with your fellow cyclists. Better yet - the thrill of the race when push yourself to beat your personal best. As the sport becomes more popular, the gear gets more sophisticated and specialised, not to mention more expensive. It is for this reason that you should ensure that your bike and accessories are covered for loss or damage. 1. Household insurance You have the option of

The Six Most Famous Roads in the World

There is something invigorating about the freedom of the open road, rolling your windows down and letting the wind breathe life into your hair. There is also great novelty in taking a long stroll down a busy street that is dappled with little stores and cafes - whether you hope to one day click your heels across the famous Abbey Road or travel along Route 66 in a blissful state of wanderlust, the world boasts a number of idyllic roads that could seemingly lead you to a pot of gold at the end of

A History of Autonomous Vehicles

It's not unusual for the words 'autonomous car' to conjure up images of flying vehicles and futuristic cars that would not look out of place in a sci-fi movie. However, although autonomous vehicles may seem futuristic, the technology of self-driving vehicles has been in development since the 1920s. Let's take a look at the complete history of autonomous vehicles throughout the decades: 1920s: In 1925, a radio-controlled driverless car known as the 'Linrrican Wonder' was driven on the streets o

How Motor Cars Have Affected our Travel Habits

For many years, people have relied on motor cars to get them to where they need to be. The convenience and simplicity of this travel solution has, in turn, completely transformed our travel habits - but, suprisingingly, not necessarily for the better. When one has access to a motor car, one often begins to take it for granted and use it whenever any sort of travel is required, whether for long road trips to an exciting holiday destination or for a quick drive to the shops. As a result, many car

What Cars Have Done For Our Careers

Over the last 100 years, the motor vehicle has transformed from a wealthy man's toy into an essential for most middle class commuters all over the world. Apart from first world countries which boast state-of-the-art public transport systems, the world is comprised of millions of commuters who have to get to work, transport their children and run errands - all of which would be impossible to do without a car. With this in mind, we ask ourselves what cars have done for our careers - what are the p

Helpful tips: How to Keep Your Kids Buckled-Up

Your child's safety in the car is a priority, but as we know, children have a mind of their own, so keeping them buckled-up can be a mission for moms and dads. Convincing your rascals to be safe in the car may consume valuable time, especially during the morning rush to school and work, and keeping them in their seatbelts throughout the journey may prove to be both frustrating and tiring. In the end, your child usually wins the battle of the safety belt, providing you with some peace - albeit pu

Epic Fails on the Road to Perfecting the Motor Vehicle

Failure is not something that we're fond of, especially when it comes to motor vehicles. When we think about choosing a new car, or we think about our old, reliable 4x4 in the garage, faults and flaws are not exactly comforting. From the time that the motor vehicle was first designed to the more modern designs of the 21st century, the industry has seen a handful of memorable nose-dives. Despite the progress that the motor industry has made in recent years, there are still manufacturers who initi

The Future of Motor Vehicles

Unless you're a patron of public transport systems, take a run to and from work or enjoy a magic carpet ride, you're probably one of the many South Africans who spends a good handful of hours inside their vehicles during their daily commute. Back-route gridlocks, traffic congestion on the highways and defective traffic lights are just a few things that have the capacity to turn any commute into a nightmare. As South Africa drivers are aware, car insurance is an imperative safety net for drivers

Six ways to minimise the impact of load shedding

With load shedding set to remain a part of the South African way of life for the foreseeable future, the best way to deal with it is to accept it and make plans to reduce the impact wherever possible. That's according to short-term insurer MiWay, which says being informed and taking minor precautions can substantially alleviate the frustration and inconvenience caused by intermittent power failures. 1. Information is power We would all prefer to have a constant supply of electricity, but i

Gasoline Dreams: Our Favourite Car Movies

Let's face it; you're a 'petrol head'. There is just something about the fast-paced, adrenalin-fuelled nature of car movies that really revs your engine. Those fearless action heroes, their busty sidekicks and, above all, those custom-made beauties that we all wish we had - yes, it is the cars that we consider the true stars of these movies. If the cars are good enough, we'll even forgive a badly written script and a series of horribly acted scenes. Who cares? No one is paying any attention to

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