accident

  1. TruckUp

    Truckers Corner

    Truckers are an integral part of the economy in South Africa and beyond. In this section we discuss truckers and their trucks - The good and the bad.
  2. P

    Questions about selling a car that's been in an accident

    Hi guys, I was just involved in my second accident in my car. First one I was rear ended at a stop street and this one a student driver pulled out from a stop street perpendicular to me without looking and we collided. So neither were too bad in terms of damage. My question is how is this...
  3. D

    Accident with Uninsured Driver

    My mother was recently involved in an accident whereby a lady drove into the back of my mother's vehicle. When exchanging details it was found that the lady does not have car insurance. So how does this get handled in terms of compensation? My mother's vehicle is a 2016 Mercedes Benz GLC 220d...
  4. S

    What do to do if you are in an accident in a dangerous area

    Hi, a friend and I were having a hypothetical discussion about what is legal if a) someone crashes into you and b) the area is dangerous, or if you think the accident is a ruse to make you stop so that they could rob you (or worse)? The law I could find seems to indicate that you are obliged to...
  5. S

    Repair car or sell for scraps?

    Hello good people, my car was involved in an accident recently and I only had 3rd party insurance (didn't have comprehensive - lesson learned), and mine was insured at R20K which I would've gotten had it been a total loss. The repair quote came to R18K , my car is a 1997 Toyota conquest...
  6. FGRL

    Neighbour scratched my car and doesn't want to deal with insurance - what do I do?

    Hi All! We live in semi-detached and share a driveway with our neighbour. Our new neighbour moved in on Thursday night and at 6:30pm decided to reverse his car and scratch my rear bumper. He's a grumpy guy and shouted from car window that he would pay for the damage. He didn't apologise...
  7. NeonNinja

    Annual Global Road Crash Statistics

    - Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. - An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled. - More than half of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults ages 15-44. - Road traffic crashes rank as the 9th leading cause of death and...
  8. RyanBrothwell

    Top Billing's Simba Mhere crash driver 'fell asleep' - court told

    The man who allegedly caused the accident which claimed the life of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and his friend has claimed he fell asleep behind the wheel, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday. Mamokete Laka, who was in one of the three cars involved in the accident, told...
  9. S

    Police lost Accident Report

    Hi All (Apologies if this is in the wrong thread). We reported an accident in September and the police gave me an AR number (Accident report). The insurance paid me out. Now i want to do a RAF claim as well as the med aid wants to recover their costs. But the bumbling Douglasdale police...
  10. NeonNinja

    Driving with Earphones?

    With the recent news of this poor man "smashed into mincemeat", earphones (headphones?) being his fatal detriment, got me thinking. I see lots and lots (trend?) of people driving with their earphones. Risk much? Do you do it, why?
  11. Ivan Leon

    Multi vehicle accident on the N3 North before the Gilloolys Interchange

    EMER-G-MED Paramedics were on the scene of tragic multi vehicle accident on the N3 North before the Gilloolys Interchange involving two trucks and six vehicles. According to witnesses on the scene a truck carrying goods crashed into a petrol tanker and six other vehicle. Paramedics and the...
  12. K

    Insurance amount is less than settlement amount

    Urgently need some advise please. This is the very first time I have been involved in an accident so I just want to make sure I get the most from my insurance and the third party. I was standing still in traffic at the bottom of a bridge on the highway when two card came flying over the...
  13. S

    Car Accident with a driver who doesnt have a Drivers licence nor Insurance

    So yesterday got in an accident with a lady who doesn't have a licence and i highly doubt a learners. I am driving on the highway, she is on my right. Next thing i know, Bump. Damage is on my driver door and her passenger headlight. We get out the car to exchange details and assess the damage...
  14. R

    Best Cortisone for Keloids.

    I had a very bad accident, tore my upper lip. now its all healed well, but keloids have formed and its thick tissue any help on who is the best dermatologist... because i was told that a plastic surgeon in Chatsworth , administers UK Imported cortisone and each injection is R1000:sick: ...
  15. P

    Motor vehicle insurance claim

    Hi Guys I was involved in a accident, well my car was. My car was ridden into in a parking lot whilst it was parked therefore his fault which he has admitted too. I am now in a process of a 3rd party claim which his insurance will cover the damages and repairs. My car a 6 month old new Ford...
  16. R

    Car Accident

    I would just like some advice. A car was driving in the 4th (Lane) had to suddenly break for the car infront and then the car spinned into the 2nd lane (My lane) and hit me on the right hand side. Is the accident the other cars fault and will I be able to take her to court if the she doesn't...
  17. A

    Car accident advice

    Hi guys I was involved in a accident 2 years ago. I bumped into a 99 Audi from rear, someone bumped to me as well from rear. It was on N1, and there was a standing still for some reason. The audi was said worthless to repair, so the guy is trying to claim R48000 from me. We are going through...
  18. LazyLion

    Crane Accident cuts power to one third of Vietnam

    One mistake by a clumsy crane operator caused a 10-hour blackout over about a third of Vietnam, exposing the fragility of the nation's power grid. State electricity company EVN said in a statement Thursday that the blackout occurred Wednesday after the crane operator knocked a tree down onto...
  19. LazyLion

    Three Die in Nigel Accident

    Three men were killed and another was in a critical condition after a head-on collision between a truck and a bakkie on the M63 near Nigel on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said. ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said the men were declared dead on the scene. The man who survived the accident...
  20. LazyLion

    Man Dies in Durban Train Accident

    A man died and another was injured when they were hit by a train in the Durban CBD on Tuesday morning, paramedics said. ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said paramedics found the two lying alongside the tracks. They were walking on the tracks when they were hit. One died at the scene and the...
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