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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.

SA's safest cars for less than R150 000 revealed

2016-09-23 14:54

The Automobile Association reveals the safest budget cars in South Africa in its annual 'Entry Level Vehicle Safety Report'. How does your car rank?

Weak Rand, Gordhan controversy affect SA fuel prices

2016-09-15 12:30

South Africa's recent period of fuel-price reductions is set for a reversal as the weakening Rand and the controversy surrounding finance minister Pravin Gordhan negatively affect the cost of fuel.

Further drop in petrol price

2016-09-02 14:15

The pump price for a litre of petrol will be 18c cheaper for all grades from next Wednesday, much lower than the expected 25c touted still earlier this week.

 

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.

Fuel price set for month-end hike - AA

2016-09-29 17:50

Stronger international petroleum prices contributed to an SA fuel price increase expected at the end of September, reports the Automobile Association.

Outa, Sanral battle 'not benefitting anyone' - AA

2016-09-19 11:17

'We urge both Sanral and Outa to consider that this is not benefitting anyone,' says the AA as the e-tolls battle between the two organisations continues.

How to get your motorcycle summer ready in SA

2016-09-14 06:43

'Summer is a great time to get your motorbike out of the garage, dust it off, and hit the road,' says the Automobile Association.

Gordhan jitters, oil strength slam brakes on fuel price drop

2016-08-30 11:07

Renewed oil price strength and a turnaround in the rand/US dollar exchange rate have put the brakes on the substantial fuel price drops suggested by mid-August data.

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