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Car jamming is a real thing!

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This month, the National Transport Department released the road death statistics for the 2018 Easter weekend. Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that 510 people died on South African roads…
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Biker groups have been warning others of an increase in motorcycle hijackings by armed criminals on bikes. Riders have been shot at and pushed off their bikes by hijackers, who…
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On Tuesday, 20 March 2018, the newly appointed Minister of Transport, Dr Blade Nzimande, officially launched the 2018 Easter Road Safety Campaign, in partnership with the Department of Health, Municipalities’…
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Beame will go as far as to notify you of any pending licence renewals that are due. We will also help you with renewing your licence quickly and easily, ensuring…
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In the event of an emergency or any other traumatic situation, the last thing you need to worry about is trying to remember the various response numbers. It’s important to…
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As a result of the VAT increase, now is the best time to assess your budget and find ways to make your money stretch even further. Priya Naicker, Advice Manager…
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Meet Cindy Scholtz, a mother and wife who experienced first-hand how Beame takes care of all your stolen vehicle recovery needs when her husband’s vehicle was stolen, and recovered, by…
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In South Africa, the term ‘vehicle tracking and recovery’ has become as common as the Gorilla gear lock used in the 90’s. With the consistent rise in vehicle theft and…
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Although signal jamming is not a new concept to South Africans, it continues to grow in popularity among criminals, as the technology used becomes more sophisticated and easily accessible.
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Some of the latest vehicle models utilise a new system known as the keyless entry. This system allows you to unlock and lock the doors to your vehicle without using…
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The 52 cents a litre increase in the General Fuel and Road Accident Fund levies announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in the recent Budget Speech is cause for great…
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The Beame Traffic Sponsorship Campaign was launched on Monday, 5 February 2018, during which the morning traffic report was sponsored by Beame on the following radio stations.
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It’s the beginning of a new year and for many teenagers, marks the beginning of freedom – receiving your driver’s licence and if you’re really lucky, your first car. Perhaps…
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The celebration of a new year has come and gone, bringing with it the carpool season. If you are one of many South Africans who managed to fit in a…
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There are very few things that come close to the feeling you get when you roll down your car windows on a beautiful sunny day, turn up the volume to…
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Car seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71% – so why are more than 92% of South African children not transported in car seats?
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Travellers can look forward to some relief as they make their way home after their December holidays, with the Department of Energy announcing a drop of up to 34 cents…
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As one of our most valued customers, we would like to tell you about our additional driver assistance benefits from Beame Protect. Beame is the smartest and most affordable recovery…
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Keeping your children safe at all times can be quite tricky if you aren’t always with them. Parents ensure the safety of their children at home and teachers or caretakers…
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So someone cloned your car’s number plate? Here’s what you should do
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There’s nothing worse than the panic that sets in when you’re glancing at your rear-view mirror and notice a cloud of black smoke coming from the back of your car.…
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The annual road safety initiative is taking place again this year in an effort to boost road safety awareness ahead of the festive season. The initiative is supported by various…
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Safety should be your priority when riding a new motorbike for the first time. The trick is to get your gear ready before you go out on your first ride.…
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We want to make sure that your vehicle is road-trip ready for this festive season. To ensure the best possible experience on the road, we want to encourage all motorists…
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You have tossed and turned all night and as you watch the sun rise, you crawl out of bed, get dressed, grab a cup of coffee and race out the…
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It happens to the best of us. In fact, research revealed that motorists fill up their car with the wrong fuel every two minutes. And let let’s be honest, it’s…
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The recent crime statistics for the period between the 1st April 2016 and the 31st March 2017 were released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) earlier this month.
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In a time where theft and hijackings are prevalent with one car being hijacked every 32 minutes in South Africa, there is no doubt that we live in a high-crime…
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Softer international petrol prices have been offset by a declining Rand since the start of October, while diesel and illuminating paraffin prices were slightly up, leaving them with no protection…
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It’s important for the safety of you and your loved ones, to be prepared in situations such as these - you never know when you may encounter a torrential downpour…
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Two years after their initial closures, the M1 Oxford and Federation Bridges were officially reopened last week.
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When people think of distracted driving, they usually think of texting or making phone calls while driving, without the use of a hands-free kit. However, other common types of technology-related…
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Recent market research conducted by Beame, a brand of MiX Telematics, indicated that consumers mistakenly think that vehicle tracking and vehicle recovery offer the same services. With so many products…
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Congratulations! You’re at the stage in your life where you can finally afford to buy your first car. For most people, your own car unlocks a level of independence and…
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Exactly – you don’t know when you need your next roadside emergency may occur. It’s late at night and you’re driving on a dark, lonely road. Suddenly, the steering wheel…
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Everyday, countless motorists become victims of car accidents on South African roads. According to a recent report released by the Automobile Association (AA), 2016 saw 14,071 fatalities on South Africa’s…
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With the rise in South Africa’s road fatalities, the Automobile Association (AA) released new data on South African road fatalities for 2016 that showed a significant jump since 2015. The…
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On Saturday, 19th August 2017, Tiger Wheel & Tyre teamed up with a number of sponsors, including Beame, a brand by MiX Telematics, to host free Tyre and Road Safety…
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According to a recent report released by the South African Police Service (SAPS), one car is hijacked every 32 minutes in South Africa.
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The strong international fuel prices, rise in oil prices and a gradually weakening Rand, have indicated that South African motorists will be expected to fork out an additional 63 cents…
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Being stuck next to the side of the road with a flat tyre can be a stressful experience, especially if you are alone. Beame has provided a quick and easy…
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With the rising cost of inflation and the prices of electricity and fuel also increasing, South African consumers have had to tighten their belts in an attempt to make their…
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As a Beame customer, you already have one less thing to worry about when it comes to your vehicle being recovered in the unfortunate event that it is stolen or…
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We are proud to announce the re-launch of our new Beame website which aims to offer you, our valued customer, a fresh and welcoming space to engage with Beame online.…
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As a Beame customer, you may have come across our brand slogan – tracking. Simply sorted. These words capture the core role of our business, ensuring that your stolen vehicle…
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So often, we talk about road safety; how to be a responsible driver, the importance of wearing a seat belt and how to ensure the safety of yourself and your…
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One of the biggest irritations for motorists – and one of the most damaging to cars – is the dreaded pothole. Everyday, South African motorists face the risk of tyre…
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As a consumer, there are many things that you take into consideration when selecting to support a particular brand. Your decision could be based on affordability, where the product is…
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The December holiday period has come and gone – bringing in the start of a New Year. It is often viewed as an opportunity for self-improvement by setting goals and…
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We live in a fast paced world – where every minute of your 24-hour day counts. With the year-end holiday season in full swing, you might feel like you “have…
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In today’s tough economic climate, consumers are being forced to tighten their belts as the cost of the most basic necessities - ranging from petrol and food - are on…
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With the festive season around the corner, you may have already started your holiday preparations - which very often involves spending time with family across different parts of the country,…
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It’s hard to believe that carjacking’s in South Africa increased by 14.3% over the past year – Gauteng reported the highest number of cases, with 7 367 incidents. However, it’s…
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Frost & Sullivan conducted an analysis of the telematics market and recognised MiX Telematics as the 2016 South African Telematics Company of the Year. In addition, the company was also…
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As one of our most valued customers, we would like to tell you about our additional driver assistance benefits from Beame Protect. Beame is the smartest and most affordable recovery…
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Civil unrest can erupt without warning. It can be caused by an economic collapse, a protest turned sour, or any other stirring incident that we simply can’t predict. The South…
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The pure riding pleasure of a motorcycle is a unique experience. It evokes senses and emotions that you simply don’t experience with other forms of transportation. A motorcycle can be…
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Smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times. But sending text messages, checking emails or your Facebook wall whilst driving, poses serious safety risks to…
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Following the intense drought that desiccated parts of our country, South Africans have welcomed the rainfall which brought back life to so many areas that were declared ‘drought disaster zones’.
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Finding time in your busy schedule is considered something of a luxury. With so much to do and so little time, searching for your next car can be a time-consuming…
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While the holiday celebrations have come to an end and the festive décor is packed away, the shocking truth is that while most of us enjoyed some time off during…
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The end of the year is upon us and what a wild and wonderful year it has been, peeps! Goodness me, from load shedding during the cold winter nights to…
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"Travelling? Meh!" Let’s just be totally honest here. In today’s world, travelling has become something of a luxury. Many folks just don’t go on lavish holidays anymore - not because…
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Lets get ready to rock ‘n roll to the rhythm of summer! No more winter blues, no more hibernation, it’s time to get out, about and energized!
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Golly goodness you guys! Spring has reared its big beautiful head and the summer vibes are rock ‘n rollin’ everywhere.
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Winter is well underway and falling temperatures have resulted in hibernation deluxe, hot chocolate and waaay to many yummy winter puddings. Sometimes, it’s a downright struggle to feel positive and…
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It’s no surprise that I love keeping up to date on all the latest technology and innovation out there – being a tech-head myself. So for the month of June…
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There are two kinds of people out on the roads. Some of them want to drive in the spotlight and the others would rather stick to the side streets. You…
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With petrol price increases this April, it’s time to start looking closer to home for things to do. It’s time to look at those local places you’ve always heard of…
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Prepare your ears and your autograph books! South Africa has some super-cool International music acts coming our way this March. Whether you like to jam, boogie, get down, get low,…
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The year is still young, and so are you! February is the month to shake things up and get excited all over again. Whatever you do and wherever you do…
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With January almost done and dusted, most of us can only dream about our next epic getaway. I’ve got awesome news for you; your city is packed with some incredible…
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Welcome to the much-anticipated festive season, and what a blast it’s going to be! What makes me smile during this special time are all the friends and family that travel…
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So the end of the year is just around the bend and I’m sure you couldn’t be happier! There are those of you who will already have your end-of-year holiday…
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It’s October! Which means you can finally hop into your car with a carefree smile, roll down the windows and drive to all the rad places and activities you’ve been…
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It’s September! Which means you can finally roll down your windows and breathe in some fresh spring air. But the best part of this month is that we as South…
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The temperature has dropped in South Africa, it's gotten chilly and by all intents and purposes it's time to hibernate. That nature call sounds from under the blanket and summons…
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Beame revolutionised the tracking industry in the pioneering launch of a wireless tracking unit. The brand, in just three short years, took the market by storm and offered an affordable,…
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In light of a recent discussion in the media, regarding the effect of jamming devices on tracking units, MiX Telematics would like to reassure all our customers that your vehicle…
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Starting to wonder where those April holidays went? Yeah, me too! They snuck in and before we knew it, snuck out again. Now, with our ears pinned back and heads…
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Everybody’s starting to get a whiff of that sweet long weekend air and as we chug along ‘thinking we can’, the 18th gets nearer and nearer with that awesome must…
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Last month was one of love and I understand that the chocolates and affection might have been given to the other, uhm human, love of your life. But that’s okay,…
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Who's going to be taking you out this Valentine's Day? I'll give you a hint: it's smoking hot, you get its engine revving and every time you're together, you turn…
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It’s a New Year, which means a fresh start, a clean slate. 2014 may only be a couple of weeks old, but we’re putting our best (and most orange) foot…
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