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Truck blind spots: Protecting learners on SA's roads

2017-09-22 08:07

A new safe scholar program is aimed at increasing awareness among young learners about the dangers of trucks on our roads.

'Scary reality for commuters' - Street mechanic fixes Cape Town taxi on the road

2017-09-13 09:42

A video has surfaced of a man fixing a Cape Town taxi's engine in the middle of a street, for a quick repair on the engine before it heads off for more trips.

WATCH: Audi TT crashes, goes airborne in Sandton

2017-09-11 13:54

A young woman has survived an incredible crash behind the wheel of an Audi TT. CCTV captured the moment her vehicle went airborne in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Car modifications: What the law says in SA

2017-09-08 09:02

Stylish bodykits, lowering your ride... vehicle modifications can land you in hot water with the authorities. We list some important facts you should know about modifying your car.

Speeding garbage trolley caught at 60km/h: What the law says in SA

2017-09-06 17:00

Spotting a speeding garbage trolley travel along a local road at more than 60km/h is certainly an eye-opening experience but this practice is extremely dangerous to all road users.

Traffic law wrap: Fuel price hike, #taxistrike

2017-08-21 14:29

With the earlier taxi strike in August and a potential fuel price hike to hit motorists, we look at all things related to traffic laws this week.

'It won’t kill you to slow down'... Another hectic SA road safety ad

2017-08-14 09:07

'Travelling more than 5km/h over the speed limit gives you less time to react,' the Western Cape transport department has released another hard-hitting road safety ad. Watch 'Knock-on'...

WATCH: Here's why you shouldn't hog the 'fast lane'

2017-08-10 10:52

In South Africa, the left lane is designed to be the primary driving lane. The right lane is intended to be used by motorists to safely pass other vehicles that are travelling at a slower speed than they are.

Reckless driver sentenced to 2 yrs or R10 000 fine: 'Strong message' for SA?

2017-07-25 08:39

The RTMC has welcomed the sentencing of a driver in SA - he was sentenced to two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000. SA road safety organisations respond...

Don't speed around corners: Truck rollover filmed in KwaZulu-Natal

2017-07-19 07:38

A reminder to all drivers - slow down when approaching corners. CCTV footage captures a truck rollover at Queensburgh industrial park in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Fuel price increase, congestion on the road... 4 SA traffic stories you should read

2017-09-16 14:00

The price of fuel is set to increase yet again, while the issue of congestion remains a real problem in South Africa. We take a look at all the traffic/fuel related stories of this week.

WATCH: Here's why you shouldn't jump a red traffic light in SA

2017-09-13 09:27

Dashcam footage shows a taxi ignoring a red traffic light and being struck by a vehicle crossing an intersection.

Mag wheels, smoked lights, performance kits; Here's what makes your car modded

2017-09-10 08:00

Mag wheels, fancy headlights, a new exhaust system... Making any kind of change on your vehicle warrants as a modification, most times it's also deemed illegal. Here's a list of vehicle alterations that could land you in hot water, and those which are 'safe'.

New traffic laws for SA: 7 top Aarto questions answered

2017-09-07 09:27

How will the points demerit system work? Is this another revenue-generator for traffic authorities? The Road Traffic Infringement Agency responds to the Aarto Amendment Bill.

Motorist spots botched SA road sign, Transport dept takes notice

2017-08-30 08:49

A motorist spotted a road sign in the Western Cape with a glaring error...

'Knock on effect' - This hard-hitting SA ad will make you think twice about speeding

2017-08-15 14:00

'The Knock On Effect' is aimed at informing about the risks inherent in South Africa’s high-speed culture,' says Western Cape MEC of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, as the province releases yet another hard-hitting ad.

Do's and don'ts: Top driving tips to avoid vehicle crime in SA

2017-08-11 07:20

Criminals can regard women as easier targets, especially when driving alone on our roads. Carmen Jacobs picked the brain of Arrive Alive's Johan Jonck on tips to help women safeguard themselves.

'If there is a track, expect a train' - What drivers should do at level-crossings in SA

2017-07-26 10:34

A train has collided with a car at a crossing in Charlottedale, KwaZulu-Natal. We list valuable tips for drivers approaching level-crossings in SA.

Trucks behaving badly, 26 car pile-up - 5 crazy SA crashes

2017-07-22 11:00

From a SUV crashing into a wall in Jozi to a dramatic 26 car pile-up, check out these SA crash clips.

Why you should be careful at intersections in SA: SUV crashes through wall in Jozi

2017-07-18 13:58

CCTV captures the moment an SUV smashes into a vehicle and crashes into a perimeter wall in Randburg.

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