As there is no legislation mandating at what age motorists should give up driving, family members should observe the driving ability of their elders and step in if they think their safety on the road is becoming an issue.
With many South Africans getting ready to hit the road to holiday destinations around the country it is important to bear in mind that certain technologies designed to make the lives of drivers easier, could actually cause motorists to use more fuel.
The correct preparation is vital in ensuring a fuss free road trip, happy children and a safer environment for everyone.
While modern cars make travelling long distances, regardless of the weather so much easier, certain preparations should still be made.
Some vehicle maintenance advice might have been true a decade or two ago, but technological advancements mean that modern cars have very different maintenance requirements.