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What is the RAF Fuel Levy?

The Road Accident Fund and how it is funded through fuel levies Understanding the Road Accident Fund, and hence the RAF fuel levy, is essential for users of the roads within the Republic of South Africa. In the simplest terms, the Road Accident Fund (RAF) is part of Social Legislation enacted to compensate victims of road crashes and is funded

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How to overtake, safely

While you may think you know how to overtake safely, this is something to be done with extreme caution. The overtaking decision is a serious decision and the faster the traffic, the more serious a decision to overtake is.  There are of course many reasons to overtake a vehicle, whether it has two wheels, four, 18 or more. However, you

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What is the true cost of safety on the road?

It’s easy to moan and groan about the cost of safety on the road, but the costs can become insignificant when put into perspective.  Every single person has tremendous value. Within each of us, lies the potential of making a difference of some sort to society or our planet. We also all have a network of people who love us

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Buddy’s Recommended Road safety tips, gadgets & apparel

Whether you jog, walk, cycle or run, making sure that you are visible on our roads is vital. We underline some smart ways to ensure that you are doing the best you can to ensure that you are not hurt while out and about. Here are some smart ideas to help you keep safe on the road: Pedestrians:  Sadly, pedestrians

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Preparing your child for school road safety

If your child starts school in 2022, there is a lot more than usual that they will have to learn about taking care of themselves. Not only must they learn about social distancing and sanitising, but they need to understand road safety too.  Road safety is best taught in a practical setting and children mimic the behaviour of their parents

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RAF Buddy Wants You To Be Safe On Our Roads.

Over the festive season, we typically see an increase in accidents on South African roads. With that in mind, Buddy wants to share some important information regarding road safety with you. Besides the busy holiday periods of Easter and Christmas, road safety guidelines should be practised by all road users when using South African roads, no matter when. But let’s

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