Taking safety to the road

Taking safety to the road: Training sessions for SAPS, RAF and Emergency Services personnel have been held in Pietermaritzburg, Durban and Pretoria in 2019. Sumitomo Rubber South Africa covered topics including tyre safety, tyre construction, the dangers of part worn and damaged tyres, tread depth indicators and tread depth measuring skills. Photo: Tyre burst was implicated as a major contributor to road crashes in the Easter 2019 period, showing an increase of 18% compared to Easter 2018 according to the Preliminary Easter 2019 Road Safety … [Read more...]

Top-performing SAPS station ensures visitor safety at the 2019 South Coast Bike Fest™

Top-performing SAPS station ensures visitor safety at the 2019 South Coast Bike Fest™: South Africa’s biggest biking festival, the South Coast Bike Fest (#SCBF19), will be returning to the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast shores from 26 to 28 April. The event – which is presented by Ugu South Coast Tourism with endorsement and support from Ray Nkonyeni Municipality; Ugu District, the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs; and Tourism KwaZulu-Natal – is hosted by Margate, home of the country’s … [Read more...]

uShaka’s Swimanathi promotes water safety!

uShaka’s Swimanathi promotes water safety!: Summer doesn’t mean fun in the sun for every youngster in KwaZulu-Natal. Although many live along the East Coast of South Africa, children from disadvantaged communities seldom have an opportunity to learn to swim, putting their lives in danger. That’s why uShaka Marine World created the Swimanathi three years ago. This KZN Water Safety and Learn to Swim Programme enables children from disadvantaged communities to learn to swim and find out about all the ins and outs of water safety so that they can … [Read more...]

Winter Holiday Snake Safety Courses for Kids at Crocworld

Winter Holiday Snake Safety Courses for Kids at Crocworld: Following the hugely successful children’s Snake Safety courses during the Easter holidays, Crocworld Conservation Centre will once again be hosting similar courses for children between the ages of six and twelve on Monday, 9 July, Wednesday, 11 July and Friday 13 July 2018. The one-day course during the winter school holidays is aimed at equipping children in the specified age group with knowledge and skills that they require, should they encounter a snake. At a bargain cost of just … [Read more...]