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!

Danger in SA's mountains: 8 top driving tips

2015-06-01 10:15

From rock slides to brake failure, South Africa's mountain passes are fraught with danger. Read our top tips for safe driving on high!

Bad weather biking: The golden rules

2015-03-25 13:01

Arrive Alive says driving a car in bad weather is challenging but what about a motorcyclist who has to face the elements, er, head-on?

At last! Action on 'human cattle' era

2015-02-09 07:55

Following a series of horror crashes that have killed many children it seems action is at last being taken against carrying kids in bakkies.

Going bush? Take these safety tips along

2015-01-24 05:56

Few things can beat the exhilaration of a safari game drive, says Arrive Alive, but safety is imperative. Here are some useful driving tips...

Sand driving: Expert tips on doing dunes

2015-01-13 11:08

Unpredictable terrain, bogging down... driving in sand's a daunting prospect. African Off-Road Academy's Andre Botha shares some gritty advice!!

River crossings - depth is knowledge

2015-01-08 11:34

'A 4x4 is not an amphibious vehicle, in fact few are even waterproof',' writes the African Off-Road Academy's Andre Botha, who shares valuable tips on water crossings.

Peril on the road: The killer U-turn

2014-12-31 11:20

The U-turn remains a threat to road safety and is considered the most dangerous thing a driver can do. Arrive Alive shares safety tips...

Truck slams into 8 cars in Durban

2014-12-11 08:46

A huge crash involving a truck and eight cars brought traffic to a halt on the N3 in Durban. Six people were injured.

Get there alive: Top safety tips

2014-12-09 13:32

Ready to hit the long road for the holidays? Here's a great list of tips with everything you need to know.


SA's distracted drivers: Texting killers?

2015-06-08 10:08

'I'll wait for you at the top of UR road', is one of several controversial messages in a new campaign directed at SA's distracted drivers. Are they effective? Judge for yourself...

Danger! Child sneaks ride on truck in SA

2015-04-13 13:28

A video uploaded to YouTube revealed a shocking scene on South Africa's roads - a young boy hanging onto the back of a truck.

Tailgaters: Quiet menace in your mirrors

2015-03-16 11:42

Arrive Alive says most rear-end collisions are caused when drivers leave insufficient space to the vehicle ahead - known as tailgating. Stoppit, already!

Sinking feeling: Escape from a submerged car

2015-02-06 08:53

Picture this: you've crashed into a river, your car's filling with water, children are panicking... Would you know what to do? Here's how to survive...

Chaos at test centre as MEC crashes in

2015-01-23 09:37

Long queues, poor management... that's a Gauteng MEC's verdict after a shock visit to the Centurion Driver Testing Centre in Tshwane.

Long drive? Energy drinks work, no bull!

2015-01-08 11:55

Drowsy drivers can a be a danger on the road. Can a gulp of an energy drink be beneficial to sleepy drivers? A UK university finds outs...

Funny road signs of South Africa

2015-01-05 10:29

Who said road signs are boring and warn drivers about safe behaviour and speed limits? Check these signs that are sure to cause a giggle...

First-aid kit: What you need in YOUR car

2014-12-18 14:28

First-aid kits are vital, especially with young children when you're heading off on holiday. There should always be one in your car, one at home. Here's what you should know...

Extra lights: When are they illegal?

2014-12-10 08:29

There's often confusion about fitting spotlights on road vehicles. Read our guide to what's right and wrong about adding spot and headlights to your car!

10 top holiday road safety tips

2014-12-02 07:09

As millions of vehicles take to our roads during the coming Christmas and New Year holiday season it becomes all the more important to exercise proper road and vehicle safety. Such as these top 10 tips.

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