ARTICLES RELATING TO ARRIVE ALIVE

15-year-old boy crashes, rolls car in SA

2016-09-12 09:13

Another teenager fell victim to underage driving when the vehicle he was commanding overturned outside Johannesburg.

'Calm down!' Gauteng driver goes ballistic when confronted about driving

2016-09-08 13:35

These three Gauteng drivers handle a road-rage altercation without it escalating into violence. We find out what the law says about filming road rage in SA.

You can spark a veldfire?! Why driving on your rims is incredibly dangerous

2016-08-31 12:07

Driving your vehicle on its rims can not only start a veldfire but also put the lives of other road users in danger. We explain.

Horror crash kills 4 in Gauteng: Why are drivers skipping lights in SA?

2016-08-30 10:50

A VW Golf 6 and a delivery van collided, resulting in four deaths in a gruesome crash captured via dashcam in SA. Our poll shows thousands of SA drivers admit to skipping red lights...

Spotted a tornado? Here's what SA motorists should do

2016-07-27 10:48

A tornado has caused havoc in Johannesburg. We list driving tips and advice for motorists dealing with heavy storms while travelling along SA's roads.

10 ways to prevent smash 'n grab incidents in SA

2016-07-06 12:38

Smash 'n grab attacks are an everyday occurrence on South African roads. We list tips on how motorists can be more cautious.

AA: Effective policing key to curbing road carnage in SA

2016-06-07 08:37

'Too many motorists simply ignore the rules,' says Automobile Association, calling for more effective traffic policing as an urgent step to addressing road carnage in South Africa.

12 tips: How to deal with tow trucks and SA police

2016-05-25 09:58

Tow trucks are often the first to arrive at the scene of a crash but are you aware of your rights? Here are 12 tips for dealing with tow truck operators in South Africa.

Jozi cops filmed 'abusing' driver: Do you know your rights in SA?

2016-03-16 08:42

'The latest video depicting JMPD officers abusing a motorist to go viral demonstrates the urgent need for proper training and discipline,' says the Justice Project South Africa.

WATCH: Child car seats - All you need to know

2015-11-19 07:12

Can you be fined for not having a child car seat? How do I install them in my car? We answer 15 important things you should know about car-seat safety...

 

Skipping traffic lights: Why does this happen in SA?

2016-09-09 09:05

A horror crash in Bronkhorstspruit showed two drivers skipping their respective traffic lights. We find out why this reckless behaviour persists as well as what the law says in SA.

SA crime stats: Rise in carjackings 'alarming'

2016-09-02 16:03

Vehicle crime stats reveal alarming trends in carjacking for all provinces, according to the SA annual crime survey for 2015/16.

Tow-trucker's K-word assault: How to deal with tow-truck drivers in SA

2016-08-30 11:14

A Free State paramedic was assaulted by a tow truck driver while responding to an emergency call. Here's how to deal with tow-truck drivers in SA.

Stopping your car vs. parking it in SA - Know the difference

2016-08-24 14:15

Not knowing the difference between 'No stopping' and 'No parking' signs can lead to a hefty traffic fine. We list the do's and don'ts as well as what the law shares about these two signs.

You don't 'gotta catch 'em all': Pokemon GO sends driver crashing into tree

2016-07-14 10:00

'Gotta catch 'em all!' was probably all this driver could think about as he crashed his car into a tree whilst playing the new hit mobile game Pokemon GO.

Bizarre road-crime tactic in SA - a 'hijack doll'?

2016-06-09 09:29

'On inspection it was noticed that the body was in fact not real and instead was comprised of clothing and bags rolled-up to look like one,' Arrive Alive reports on a possible new tactic by hijackers.

Lane splitting in SA for bikers: The do's and don'ts

2016-06-01 10:35

Bikers are often seen driving between cars during peak traffic, but now this 'phenomena' is explained and what's more, it seems to be legal.

Grim Gauteng taxi crash stats: 3 months, 84 killed

2016-05-11 08:47

A total of 54 fatal mini-bus crashes, totalling 84 fatalities, were recorded in Gauteng during the first three months of 2016. The number of pedestrians killed is alarming.

Holiday road deaths: Loss of lives in SA 'unacceptable'

2016-01-13 09:01

'This is unacceptable by any means,' says Dikeledi Magadzi, chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport, following the release of the SA 2015/16 holiday road death statistics.

WATCH: Top 5 defensive driving tips for SA

2015-11-17 09:40

'Sometimes the best way to defend yourself against danger is to avoid confrontation altogether,' writes Arrive Alive editor, Johan Jonck, who shares his top defensive driving tips.

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