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6 things to remember if your car catches fire

2017-01-17 11:37

Smoke inhalation, flames, risk to other motorists... Vehicles catching fire is a serious issue that can lead to injuries and death on our roads. Here's what to do if your car is ablaze.

Road safety: Why motorists should consider truck drivers this festive season

2016-12-13 14:12

With the festive already in full swing, the ill-calculated actions of impatient motorists could have deadly consequences for road users.

How to tackle gridlock traffic at the beach this summer holiday

2016-12-13 07:01

December holidays usually mean horrific standstill traffic at beaches across the country. Here are a few easy tips to try and avoid the madness.

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.

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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.

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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.

 

Road safety: Cutting trucks off? Here's why it is extremely dangerous

2016-12-14 09:30

Overtaking a truck needs to be done with caution. If not, it can have deadly consequences.

Yengeni drunk driving trial back in court

2016-12-13 07:30

Closing arguments in ANC NEC member Tony Yengeni’s drunk driving trial are expected to be heard in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

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.

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