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...

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.


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!

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!!

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