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...

Road-trip dilemmas: 8 top safety tips

2015-11-13 11:22

Safety is always a concern when going on a long drive with loved ones. Here's a great safety tips list.

Stuck in Jozi chaos? Top 10 tips for beating traffic jams

2015-10-15 09:34

The M1 bridge collapse has caused chaos on Johannesburg's roads. Read our guide on beating traffic jams in SA.

SA's vehicle crime stats: 'Not under control'

2015-09-30 10:10

'Crime statistics cannot be described as normal nor under control,' says Arrive Alive. We list the biggest threats and how to protect yourself on SA's roads.

Would you bribe a traffic cop? More than 2000 would...

2015-08-27 11:20

Do you know what to do if you're arrested on the road? More than 7500 South Africans don't. Thousands said they'd 'bribe their way out'...

15 rules to PROPERLY navigate a circle

2015-07-21 08:11

Traffic circles - roundabouts - reduce vehicle conflict and improve traffic flow. Here are 15 simple tips on how to navigate a circle properly.

Eight killed in another horror taxi crash

2015-07-17 07:49

A day ago Wheels24 reported 27 people injured in two taxi crashes - today we report EIGHT people dead in a taxi/truck collision. Horrific!

Road rage in SA: Are you a potential 'IED'?

2015-07-14 09:04

'Most psychiatrists call it Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED),' writes psychologist Jacques Van Zyl. You won't believe how many South African's suffer from road rage...


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.

8 driving tips for SA's dangerous mountains

2015-11-11 14:09

South Africa has some of the most beautiful mountain passes but they can prove treacherous if you're not well prepared. Here are some tips...

Curb highway crime in SA: Users call for 'visible policing'

2015-10-13 13:00

Visible policing, clampdown on pedestrians on roads - What should be done to curb crime along South Africa's notorious highways? Users respond...

SA traffic video: Can you be arrested for being 'rude'?

2015-09-02 09:48

'Can you film a police officer? Can an officer arrest you for being rude?'... following Clive Naidoo's viral SA traffic video, we answer these questions and more.

SA traffic offences: What to do if you're arrested

2015-08-26 07:53

Whether it's speeding or drunk driving, many traffic offences can land you in a jail cell. Read our guide on what to do if you're arrested.

Hijacked in SA: 15 tips to save your life

2015-07-17 11:57

Shocked, disorientated, isolated from your family... hijacking is an all-too-prevalent horror on SA's roads. These top tips could save your life...

Road rage in SA: Readers share their stories

2015-07-15 08:28

'Too much ego on our roads', 'Seeing a taxi gives me urges to kill'... are some of our readers' responses to road rage in SA. Our poll reveals how many road users are likely to lose it on our roads!

Bakkie sent flying, crashes into Durban house

2015-07-02 10:55

Witnesses arrived to a surreal scene in a Durban township - a bakkie went flying off the road and through the roof of a house!

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