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SA car licence renewal pain: Users respond

SA is facing a huge backlog of drivers attempting to renew expired vehicle licences. Wheels24 users vent their frustrations...

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Previous polls

08 February 2016

Do you double-check your car doors are locked to avoid signal jamming?

Yes 71% 10835 votes

71

No 7% 1004 votes

7

Sometimes 16% 2401 votes

16

Doesn’t apply to me 6% 963 votes

6

03 February 2016

What's your biggest gripe when renewing your car licence?

Long queues, lack of tellers 17% 6115 votes

17

No licence-renewal notice 15% 5459 votes

15

Poorly trained staff 4% 1302 votes

4

The process is complicated 2% 647 votes

2

All of the above 62% 21910 votes

62

02 October 2015

The 2016 SA Car of the Year finalists has been announced. Which vehicle do you think should win?

Opel Corsa 5% 300 votes

5

Jaguar XE 6% 402 votes

6

Peugeot 308 3% 192 votes

3

Land Rover Discovery Sport 10% 681 votes

10

Mazda 2 9% 585 votes

9

Kia Sorento 5% 341 votes

5

Citroen C4 Cactus 3% 190 votes

3

Honda HR-V 6% 407 votes

6

Ford Fusion 25% 1622 votes

25

Opel Adam 5% 354 votes

5

Volvo XC90 13% 834 votes

13

BMW i3 10% 687 votes

10

12 January 2016

A total of 1387 fatal crashes were recorded on SA's roads during the holidays. What do you think is the biggest killer on our roads?

Drunk drivers 13% 75 votes

13

Speeding drivers 13% 76 votes

13

Reckless pedestrians 9% 53 votes

9

Unroadworthy vehicles 26% 158 votes

26

Lack of law enforcement 40% 238 votes

40

13 August 2015

Do you skip red traffic lights?

Yes but only late at night 56% 777 votes

56

Yes but only if I'm going too fast 3% 45 votes

3

Never it's too dangerous 37% 511 votes

37

Sometimes if I'm in a rush 4% 50 votes

4

01 July 2015

Which bike should be crowned the 2015 SA Bike of the Year?

Kawasaki Ninja H2 13% 326 votes

13

Yamaha R1 11% 277 votes

11

BMW S1000RR 23% 595 votes

23

Aprilia RSV 1000 2% 39 votes

2

Ducati 1299 Panigale 6% 141 votes

6

Ducati Multistrada 3% 82 votes

3

KTM 1290 Super Adventure 8% 212 votes

8

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx 7% 173 votes

7

Aprilia Caponord Rally 1% 20 votes

1

Ducati Scrambler 4% 109 votes

4

Indian Scout 3% 78 votes

3

BMW RnineT 6% 144 votes

6

Yamaha Tracer 3% 66 votes

3

Suzuki GSX-S 1000F 5% 136 votes

5

Zero S 2% 52 votes

2

14 May 2015

Government is calling for drivers to take a practical test when renewing a driving licence. Will this curb road deaths?

Yes, it will expose fraudulent drivers 3% 71 votes

3

Yes, only if it's properly enforced 5% 119 votes

5

No, it will cause more corruption 31% 769 votes

31

No, it will only frustrate drivers 13% 324 votes

13

Government should enforce existing laws 49% 1210 votes

49

07 April 2015

The World Endurance championship will cancel the appearance of the so-called grid girls. Should they stay or go?

Stay, it provides employment 9% 83 votes

9

Stay, it's a tradition 28% 257 votes

28

Stay, adds to the attraction of races 48% 441 votes

48

Go, it's sexist 4% 37 votes

4

Go, the stars are the cars and drivers 8% 74 votes

8

Go, reflects negatively on the sport 3% 23 votes

3

04 February 2015

Government is proposing a zero blood-alcohol limit. Will this reduce SA road deaths?

Yes, nobody will drink and drive 6% 118 votes

6

Yes, provided testing is competent 13% 274 votes

13

No, it will close restaurants 16% 345 votes

16

No, what if you drink cough syrup? 30% 631 votes

30

No, our blood-testing is a mess 35% 739 votes

35

23 October 2014

The 2015 SA Car of the Year finalists have been announced. Which vehicle do you think should win?

Audi A3 Sedan 1.4T SE S Tronic 22% 2233 votes

22

BMW M4 Coupe Auto 15% 1555 votes

15

Lexus ES 250 EX 4% 380 votes

4

Porsche Macan S Diesel 6% 566 votes

6

Subaru WRX Premium 4% 398 votes

4

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