Female track ace Clare goes off-road for tyre advice

Women’s Month event drives home tyre road-safety Continental steps up with tyre safety advice Off-road driving experience helps sharpen driving skills PORT ELIZABETH – Defensive driving is the single most important skill that South African women can acquire to ensure that they and their loved ones stay safe on the country’s roads. This is the…

‘Dad, I feel sick!’ Curse of the cruise to holiday heaven

Easter traffic could be sickening for millions Passengers staring at a screen felt ill in 10 minutes Youngsters, teens worst affected – as are goldfish COLOGNE, Germany – Guaranteed to strike fear into the heart of any car-driver is the plaintiff cry from the back seat: “I feel sick!” “It will,” according to a survey…

Holiday trip? A little planning will go a long way…

Take a few minutes, perhaps save hours Simple checks even a non-expert can do Did you book your overnight accommodation? THE EASTER HOLIDAY season is upon us and that usually means a family trip, by road. Tiger Wheel & Tyre has suggested some preparation before you load the luggage and the kids and head for…

Night auto-braking saviour for pedestrians

Fears rooted in pre-historic caveman past New poll shows drivers fear hitting pedestrians Pedestrian deaths double after dark BRENTWOOD, England – It’s not just children who are afraid of the dark. Grown-ups get scared of driving at night.* Some experts believe fear of the dark, or ncytophobia, can be traced back to our cave-dwelling ancestors…

Stay safe – let your tyres tell their tale

▪ Tyre sidewall figures tell tales on your tyres ▪ Speed rating, load limit, run-flat designation ▪ Some are manufacturer-specific codes PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Decoding the information on tyre sidewalls is getting tougher and tougher for the layman but it’s vital to the guys who replace the rubber that keeps you safe on…