Most of us are guilty of at least a few bad driving habits but did you know that it could lead to premature wear and tear? Although modern cars are designed to last, many bad driving habits could have detrimental effects on its lifespan.
If you spend a lot of time on the road, you’ll know that driving defensively is the best way to stay safe while you make your way from one destination to the next. Our South African weather and road conditions are notoriously fickle, and there are plenty of drivers out there who don’t adhere to all the rules of the road, which means that a safe journey is largely dependent on your ability to maintain focus, handle your vehicle and respond to unexpected situations.
The drought that has been putting pressure on communities throughout South Africa, especially those in and around the City of Cape Town, has had an impact on countless lifestyle choices we used to take for granted. From rethinking lawns and choosing indigenous plants, to installing grey water systems, getting clever with rainwater and limiting our time in the bathroom to the essentials, communities have had to come together in a big way to ensure that the threat of Day Zero, when municipal water will be turned off and distributed from collection points, could be avoided.