US government wants airline data to prevent accidents

2015-01-09 13:09

In future the US government will require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents.

Woman killed in KZN hit-and-run

2014-11-07 22:44

KZN paramedics say a woman in her 40s has been killed in a hit-and-run accident on the R61 near Uvongo.

12 injured in KZN accident

2014-10-11 20:51

Paramedics say 12 people have been injured after the minibus in they were travelling overturned on the N2 South between Ballito and Tongaat.

10 first aid myths

2014-09-08 13:20

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Ambulance assistant killed in accident

2014-08-30 14:04

An ambulance assistant has been killed and her two children injured in an accident in Vredenburg, says Western Cape emergency services.

10 first aid myths

2014-08-26 09:53

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Stewart awaits probe into accident

2014-08-12 07:54

Nascar veteran Tony Stewart is grieving over the crash in which he ran down and killed fellow driver, Kevin Warn Jnr, on August 9 in New York.

Carl Pistorius still in ICU

2014-08-07 10:14

Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl is in intensive care, recovering from injuries sustained during an accident in Limpopo on Friday.

10 first aid myths

2014-05-27 15:03

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Bus driver killed after collision

2014-05-09 12:44

A bus driver has been killed after colliding with a truck in Witbank, Mpumalanga, paramedics say.

Hit the road - safely

2014-05-07 15:23

Do these 12 things and you stand a good chance of not becoming one of the many accident statistics on the roads.

Blue light crash ruined our lives - family

2014-03-13 16:55

It has been a tough journey for the Ferreira family since their son, Thomas, was injured when a blue light vehicle driver crashed into his motorbike, leaving him with severe brain injuries.

Jhb man killed in crash

2014-02-14 20:34

Paramedics say a man has been killed after a delivery van and a truck crashed on the N14 in Mogale City.

Joburg accident claims 2 lives

2013-12-20 21:44

Two men have been killed and one has been seriously injured when their truck veered out of control and crashed into a wall in Auckland Park.

Pedestrian killed on N12 outside Potchefstroom

2013-08-31 21:02

Paramedics say a man has been killed on the N12 abut 25km outside Potchefstroom while he was trying to cross the road.

Mexico train derails, at least 5 dead

2013-08-25 21:22

An infamous cargo train ridden by migrants heading to the US has derailed in a remote region of southern Mexico, killing at least 5 and injuring at least 35

Car crash causes factory fire

2013-08-10 22:51

Paramedics say a car accident in Kempton Park has caused a fire to break out at factory's flammable liquid store.

Gauteng MEC killed in crash

2013-07-20 14:48

The ANC has confirmed that the Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, as well as his driver and bodyguard, have died in a car accident.

Passenger killed after taxi overturns

2013-07-08 15:33

A passenger has been killed and 14 others injured when a taxi overturned in the Free State.

Minister's plea to road users after crash

2013-07-01 16:50

Transport Minister Ben Martin has lamented the death of 15 people in an accident in Sandfontein in North West.

18-wheeler truck causes 10 car pile-up

2013-06-14 18:08

Five people have been killed and 13 injured when a truck crashed through a wall in Constantiakloof, west of Johannesburg, city emergency services says.

Man dies in North West crash

2013-06-11 22:59

A man died and another was critically injured when their vehicle's tyre burst and it rolled on the N12 outside Potchefstroom on Tuesday, paramedics said.

3 dead after car rolls down embankment

2013-05-27 13:35

Two women and a man have been killed when their car rolled down an embankment outside Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

Drivers more likely to die in crashes

2013-05-15 08:25

Researchers claim that passenger car drivers are more likely to die in crashes with SUVs, regardless of crash safety ratings.

Want to drive to work at 30km/h?

2013-04-02 13:27

Would you like to be forced to drive at 30km/h in all built-up areas? A British MP just got an award for suggesting it... and now it's happening.


Bono may never play guitar again

2015-01-05 10:40

Bono from U2, who was injured in a cycling accident, has had a slow recovery and fears that he may not be able to play the guitar again.

Alberton driver was acquitted of culpable homicide

2014-10-22 15:04

The driver accused of killing three people when his truck ploughed into 48 vehicles in Alberton, has previously been acquitted of culpable homicide, the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court has heard.

Blue light driver denied postponement

2014-09-29 13:19

The Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has declined to postpone sentencing proceedings of blue light driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie, who knocked over teenager Thomas Ferreira.

10 first aid myths

2014-09-03 11:40

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

10 first aid myths

2014-08-26 10:06

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Toddler killed by bus

2014-08-18 16:52

A 3-year-old girl has died after being hit by a bus near a bus depot in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal.

Boy killed in Western Cape crash

2014-08-08 23:17

A 5-year-old boy has died when he was run over by a minibus taxi in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Man killed in Cape Town crash

2014-07-02 13:10

A man has died when two cars collided on Ou Kaapse Weg near Fish Hoek, Cape Town.

1 dies, 2 missing in hot air balloon fire

2014-05-10 18:36

Searchers have recovered the remains of one of three occupants of a hot air balloon that went up in flames after hitting a power line in the US.

Update: Horror bus crash kills 10 in WCape

2014-05-08 13:59

A bus was involved in a horrific crash killing 10 passengers, one of whom was three-years-old near Oudtshoorn, reports Western Cape transport MEC Robin Carlisle. The minister also reveals that the province saw 23 road deaths in the first week of May.

3 killed in head-on collision

2014-04-09 16:57

Three people have died when two cars collided head-on near Richmond in KwaZulu-Natal.

Deadly collision on N1

2014-02-15 11:36

Two people were killed and two injured when two cars collided on the N1 south just outside Polokwane.

Joburg crash claims a victim

2014-01-07 20:43

A person has died and 16 have been injured when a minibus taxi collided with two cars in Beyers Naude Drive, Montgomery Park.

At least 30 dead in Guatemala bus crash

2013-09-09 20:37

A bus has driven off a cliff in western Guatemala, leaving at least 30 people dead and 50 more injured, firefighters say.

8-year-old boy crashes car, sister dead

2013-08-29 18:34

An 8-year-old US boy was driving his mother's car when it crashed into a pole, killing his 6-year-old sister, police have said.

Increased risk for older drivers

2013-08-23 13:54

Older employees who drive for a living are three times more likely to die in an accident than younger workers.

Eastern Cape woman crushed by truck

2013-07-31 19:27

A 53-year-old woman has died when she was run over by an articulated truck in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape.

Man dies in Gauteng taxi accident

2013-07-08 21:18

A man has been killed and 11 other people were injured when their taxi crashed on the R57 in Gauteng.

Cyclist killed in PE

2013-07-04 17:20

A cyclist has been killed when he was hit by a light delivery vehicle in Port Elizabeth.

Two die in Lenasia fire

2013-06-14 22:29

An adult and child have died in a shack fire in the Waterworks informal settlement in Lenasia.

Schoolkids injured in KZN crash

2013-06-12 10:00

Two school pupils have been seriously injured and 10 others sustained minor injuries when a taxi they were travelling in overturned in Gillitts, near Pinetown.

2 killed by construction truck

2013-06-03 14:45

Two men have been killed when a construction truck crashed into them on the N2 in Durban.

Woman leads cops to hit-and-run driver

2013-05-23 15:52

A woman has helped lead the police to the driver, who allegedly killed Cape Town cyclist Koos Roux in a hit-and-run.

Video: Horror limo blaze kills 5

2013-05-06 08:23

Five young women, including a newlywed bride, were killed during a horrific blaze when the limousine they were travelling in caught fire on the San Mateo bridge, California.

Easter 2013: Carnage across SA

2013-04-02 09:29

Four killed in a collision in Upington, six in Durban and five by a drunk driver in North West... the 2013 Easter holiday period took a grim toll in South Africa.

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