"Driving in South Africa" South Africa Transportation Tip by nora_south_africa

South Africa Transportation: 162 reviews and 112 photos

We drive on LEFT side of road in SA>Check your route for toll roads>Watch out for animals in rural areas, please take note of signs that warn of animals...>Keep left, and remember its law to wear a seat belt>A gas station can be called a GARAGE(SA petrol stations are NOT self help)> A traffic light can be called a ROBOT>Many Garages (ULTRA CITY) on the highways have tourist info, please ask them.Both leaded and unleaded fuel is available in South Africa.
In towns and cities, the maximum speed limit is 60km/h (unless otherwise indicated). Approaching towns and cities, the maximum speed limit is 80km/h. And on national highways, the maximum speed limit is 120km/h (unless otherwise specified).Drive with your windows closed and doors locked ;
Lock the boot and doors if the vehicle is left unattended;
Never leave anyone alone with the vehicle; and
Do not leave any articles visible in the vehicle. Lock all valuables in the boot

Type: Car/Motor Home

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  • Updated Nov 25, 2006
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