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Tropical storm #Dineo hits SA: 12 life-saving tips for motorists

2017-02-16 20:49

Tropical storm Dineo has arrived in South Africa, bringing with it heavy rain and adverse weather conditions. We list important tips that could prove vital for motorists.

Rand strength to ease petrol price hike in March – AA

2017-02-15 11:29

The AA says rising international petroleum prices are being offset by a stronger rand, which has been trading 1% firmer at R13.02 to the dollar.

WATCH: Two men harass officers in public - 8 top tips for dealing with cops in SA

2017-02-08 13:08

Amateur video footage captures two men displaying aggressive behaviour towards law enforcement officials in South Africa.

AA lauds suspension of 70 corrupt Gauteng traffic officials

2017-01-24 07:52

70 officials at six vehicle testing centres in Gauteng have been suspended for corruption.

Festive season road deaths: 'There's been no impact on the death toll'

2017-01-11 07:16

'There has been no impact on the death toll at all,' says the Automobile Association following the release of SA festive season road death figures.

Only 8% of motorists feel safe on SA roads over festive period - AA

2016-12-14 10:30

Drunk driving is the biggest problem on South Africa's roads according to 62% of motorists who answered a poll conducted by the Automobile Association of South Africa.

Petrol reprieve on the cards for December

2016-11-29 12:45

South Africans can look forward to lower fuel prices for December, according to the Automobile Association.

Road trip in SA: 11 essential holiday tips

2016-11-09 07:57

It’s that time of the year again when South Africans across the country are putting the final touches on their annual holiday plans. Here are 11 essential road-trip tips.

More bad news for motorists: Petrol hike expected in November

2016-10-28 12:14

The price of petrol is set to increase by around 45 cents a litre in the first week on November. according to the Automobile Association of South Africa.

Is your child wearing a seatbelt? Few SA parents obey this law - AA

2016-10-21 07:18

'This is extremely worrying and speaks directly to the poor attitude drivers,' says the AA as its research found that less than 7% of children in cars are wearing seatbelts.

 

'Modest fuel price increase' for SA

2017-02-15 11:41

'Current data suggests a very modest fuel price increase of between three and four cents a litre for vehicle fuels,' reports the Automobile Association as it looks at fuel-price trends for SA.

Victim of smash & grab in SA? 13 ways to protect yourself

2017-02-15 07:49

The AA has warned motorists to be vigilant while driving, and to ensure they take 'responsibility for their own, and their passengers’ safety'.

'SA safety ratings should be displayed on car windows' - AA

2017-02-08 07:37

The Automobile Association believes it is a unique opportunity to again highlight the need for improved safety testing on cars in South Africa.

Oh no! SA motorists to brace for yet another fuel hike

2017-01-16 13:00

It has been little more than two weeks into January 2017 an already SA motorists have experienced a fuel-price hike. Now, the Central Energy Fund has announced another hike at the end of January.

'A rollercoaster year for motorists' - an SA fuel price retrospective

2017-01-05 11:35

At its peak, petrol spiked to R13.34 a litre and diesel reached R11.70 in July 2016. We look back at the fuel-price volatility in 2016 and what trends could affect this year's supply.

Petrol bonus for motorists

2016-12-04 10:57

Motorists are in for an early Christmas gift with a slightly cheaper price for a litre of petrol and diesel, says the department of energy.

Flash floods wreak havoc in Joburg: 12 life-saving tips for motorists

2016-11-10 12:51

'Although flash floods are rare, when they occur, they can wreak havoc', says the Automobile AJossociation as it shares live-saving tips for dealing with flooding in SA.

Emergency lane driving: 'A serious matter that needs urgent attention'

2016-11-01 07:19

The impunity in which motorists use the emergency or yellow lane requires urgent attention, says the Automobile Association of South Africa.

Readers respond: Biggest reason for parent's not buckling up their kids

2016-10-24 08:30

'My kids know that the car will not move an inch if they don't have seat belts on.', 'This is my child so don't tell me what to do,' Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on why so many South African parents are not buckling-up their children.

Safe tyres can reduce 'road carnage in South Africa' - AA

2016-10-06 09:33

'Car tyre safety remains a huge problem that, if addressed effectively, can play a significant role in reducing the carnage on South African roads', says the Automobile Association.

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