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How many times have you driven to your car wash up on a Saturday morning, transferred over your keys to the smiling attendant and left your car unattended for a duo of hours while you do your weekly errands? Well, perhaps you should think twice next time.

Whether you’re self-employed, a business possessor or a corporate employee, tracking your travel and fuel expenses is crucial for business and tax purposes. It’s significant to keep a record of your trips and commence recording your vehicle’s odometer reading for the tax year on one March annually, to ensure that you can provide an accurate, detailed and SARS compliant logbook when claiming against a travel allowance for the year of assessment.

Matrix’s Early Warning feature was developed to permit our response teams to react to vehicle theft and tampering in the shortest time possible. The updated Early Warning feature will notify you if your vehicle is moved while Early Warning is activated, by sending an interactive notification that permits you to ‘Report’ or ‘Disable’ the prompt.

At Matrix, our priority is your individual safety and the safety of your loved ones. Being stuck next to the side of the road with a vapid tyre can be a stressfull practice, especially if you are alone.

One of the largest worries for any parent, child, spouse or family member, is the uncertainty of knowing where your loved one is or if they arrived at their destination securely. The capability of being to see that your son arrived securely on his Matric holiday in his fresh car, not only provides you with peace of mind, but can also be the difference inbetween life and death. With the number of road fatalities enhancing every year, it’s more significant to know your family’s whereabouts than ever before.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has encouraged motorists to be cautious at all times, especially when travelling at night. As a South African motorist, it’s significant to check your rear-view mirror while driving and to be aware of your surroundings at all times. If you are suspicious that someone is following you, there are precautions you can take to make sure that you stay safe.

Bumper bashing – an expletive for many motorists who have been involved in a collision or seen it happen to someone else. In fact, having someone drive into the back of your car can truly leave you feeling distraught, especially when you may be held accountable for causing the accident.

Earlier this month, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) released the annual road death statistics report and it is cause for excellent concern’, comments the Automobile Association.

In many countries around the world, third-party car insurance is a legal requirement, but this is not the case in South Africa.

For many motorists, purchasing vehicle insurance is an essential part of possessing a car and is usually in place before the car even leaves the showroom floor.

Studies expose why you should never place your feet on the dash

Your windscreen is the one part of your car that you use the most, but think the least about. Whether you are driving down the road or parked outside your house, it is your key to the outside world and it’s a very significant lump of glass that permits you to see everything that is going on around you.

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