Tagged: car

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Potholes – Bring ‘n Tar

This will be a new initiative I am trying to kick off “Bring ‘n Tar”. The muncipalities, traffic departments, road agencies are all not capable of using our tax money in fixing and maintaining our roads, and when initiative is...

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Businessman gives away Audi R8 to car-guards

One can only hope that this is some ingenious “marketing-prank”. A businessman in Capetown went up to Table Mountain and handed over a R 1,4m Audi R8 to car-guards: The duo-then decided to carve a slit into the car’s bonnet...

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Landrover: How to get shafted!

I ain’t no wrench-jockey or grease-monkey and my knowledge of cars does not exceed the recognition that E stands for empty on the fuel-tank. The closest mechanical expertise I have is changing a tyre, but over the last 8 years...

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MTN stops celebrating

It has been very clear in my previous post “MTN under fire“, that their “customer-extortion-competition” (also lovingly called “Celebrate 15 years of MTN”) will face a sudden death once the lottery board gets wind of it. Unlike Vodacom’s “100 car’s...

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The R114 roadsafety/upgrade petition

I travel the R114 (commonly known as the Lion Park Road between Lion Park and R511) frequently to drop my son off at school (Heronbridge College) and on the way to work. The road is covered in potholes with taxis...

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Moron award: Write off an Aston Martin DBS

On 19th December, some epic moron took an Aston Martin DBS, a 6 litre, V12 beauty — valued at about 3.5 million Rand (USD 280,000) for a test-drive and managed to land himself in a 6 car-pile-up on Grayston off-ramp....

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Marlboro License Department rocks!

My car’s license expired (back in October) and I have never found time to get it renewed. My professional engagement did not allow me to spend hours waiting in a queue to have my license renewed. So I decided to...