ARTICLES RELATING TO ARRIVE ALIVE

Killer drivers to face life sentences: Should this be implemented in SA?

2016-12-06 07:17

Dangerous drivers causing death by speeding or reckless driving will face the same sentences as those charged with manslaughter in the UK. Do you think killer drivers should face life imprisonment in South Africa?

Hijacking hotspots: Readers share crime-prone roads in SA

2016-11-29 07:33

'It was storming so nobody noticed I was being held at gunpoint,' writes Wheels24's Janine Van Der Post who shares her hijacking ordeal. Wheels24 readers shares their hijacking hotspots in SA.

Road rage in SA: Bloem driver shows manic side

2016-11-24 13:04

A dash-cam clip shows a classic SA road-rage moment; a driver being hooted and subsequently driving like a maniac in Bloemfontein.

Hijacking hotspots in SA: Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town & Durban

2016-11-22 17:36

The National Hijack Prevention Academy has released a list of hijacking-hotspots in some major SA cities. Do you have any carjacking hotspots in your area?

Crashes cost SA billions a year: Here's where the money goes

2016-11-01 11:32

Car crashes cost South African nearly R100-billion. We look at where the money has been spent and which factors take the greatest financial toll locally.

Emergency vehicles vs. blue light brigade: Here's what SA motorists should do

2016-09-28 15:30

Understanding what the lights on emergency and government vehicles mean can lead to a lot less frustration on SA roads and its drivers.

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.

 

Angry bull obliterates SUV! Here's how to avoid such confrontations in SA

2016-12-02 08:43

A bull decided to ram into a Nissan Terrano and literally lifted the SUV off from the ground.

Ambulance driving recklessly? Here's what SA motorists should do

2016-11-25 14:48

When emergency vehicles are in a rush they can use inconsiderate tactics towards road users. A video sent in by a reader shows an ambulance speeding through an intersection.

Video
WATCH: Vigilant Durban driver escapes driveway hijacking

A quick-thinking driver detected something suspicious upon entering a driveway in Shallcross, Durban on Tuesday night and managed to avoid a potential hijacking. Watch.

0 comments31215 Views

Stay in your car, keep vents closed... How to drive through a veld fire

2016-11-03 09:35

Drivers who are caught in the smoke of a veld fire are at risk of a crash due to limited visibility. Here's how to avoid becoming a statistic.

Your car damaged in violent student protests? SA car insurers might not pay out

2016-10-27 09:55

Huge traffic delays, damage to property... many motorists are affected by ongoing violent student protests. Here's what road users should do if you're caught in civil unrest on SA's roads.

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.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.