ARTICLES RELATING TO CRASH

Serial texter mows down cyclist - 'doesn't care'

2014-04-17 07:38

A learner driver in Australia has had her licence revoked and issued a R44 000 fine after hitting a cyclist while texting behind the wheel. Her response to police: 'I just don’t care..'

Pub-lunch stop leaves car in canal

2014-04-08 13:27

A romantic day out turned to disaster for a driver who, while having a pint, was informed his Toyota was bobbing in a nearby canal. What's worse, the poor guy might lose his job.

5 top tips on handling road rage

2014-04-08 10:42

Traffic jams, inconsiderate drivers, taxis… as thousands of South Africans head for their Easter holiday...

Redneck road rage: Patience pays off

2014-03-31 10:26

'This pathetic excuse for a human being tailgated me for about three minutes.'' A female driver's patience paid off...

SA's N2 on 'deadliest roads' list?

2014-03-25 14:32

South Africa's N2 highway, which stretches from the Western to Eastern Cape, has been named as the 12th 'most dangerous road'...

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 11:45

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems since it recalled 1.6-million vehicles in February. Two girls were killed and another severely injured during a crash in 2006 involving one of the vehicles GM recalled!

SA's N2 on 'deadliest roads' list?

2014-03-25 07:14

South Africa's N2 highway, which stretches from the Western to Eastern Cape, has been named as the 12th 'most dangerous road in the world', according to British automotive company Driving Experiences. Are you surprised?

Kobayashi cleared: No kamikaze here

2014-03-17 08:15

Pre-judging can be dangerous... Felipe Massa was loudly demanding a race ban for Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi after a Turn 1 shunt in Oz - but it wasn't Kamui's fault.

'No-stop' video: Crash, bang - flip

2014-02-28 10:33

A Pretoria stop-street traffic camera shows at least nine vehicles fail to stop in its 48sec length. The inevitable had to happen - and did. Watch a bunch of stupid drivers.

'Kill a biker' row: Journo out in the cold

2014-02-19 13:58

Motoring journalist Thegandra Naidoo has been "asked to leave the employ" of ABR Magazine with immediate effect. Read more.

Chev to restore sinkhole Corvettes

2014-02-14 08:16

Chevrolet has taken on the task of restoring iconic Corvettes swallowed by a sinkhole at the US National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

Crashes: How badly will you be hurt?

2014-01-24 13:35

Head-on collision, read-end, T-bone... Have you ever considered the types of injuries sustained from a specific type of crash? We list various types of collisions and the injuries you might recieve.

Tougher child-seat laws on way

2014-01-22 14:25

Child car-seats will have to protect their occupants from death and injury in side-impact crashes if new rules are implemented in the US.

Bakkie horror: 1 killed, 9 injured

2014-01-17 12:08

A bakkie and truck collided on Mandela Drive near Middelburg ejecting all 10 of its occupants, onen of whom died. When will government will enforce a ban on such transport?

Texting while driving raises crash risk

2014-01-02 08:46

Dialing, texting or merely reaching for your cellphone while driving will increase your crash risk especially for teens, according to a study.

Best of 2013: Top 10 crazy clips

2013-12-31 11:44

From bizarre crashes to amazing stunts, Wheels24 has published a host of crazy motoring clips this year. As 2013 draws to a close, we've compiled a list of our top 10 videos!

Teen survives cliff plunge

2013-12-30 07:53

A 19-year-old, who intentionally drove his vehicle off a 91m Californian ocean cliff, was rescued after firefighters waded into the surf to free him from the car.

Peters: 'Be calm, avoid road rage'

2013-12-24 08:11

Transport minister Dipuo Peters has urged drivers to obey the rules of the road during the festive season as several road deaths were reported in South Africa.

EC, WCape taxis 'speed, ignore rules'

2013-12-23 09:52

Taxi drivers covering long distances "do not adhere to speed limits, are often ignorant of the 100km/h speed limit for taxis and drive faster if they are not the owners of the vehicle," according to research by Stellenbosch University.

Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-20 08:27

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows a couple's joyride ending in disaster.

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One should always be aware of your surroundings, especially when merging lanes. Watch as the driver of a Honda Civic fails to notice a massive truck, merges and ends up being pushed along a highway. Thankfully, no one seemed to be injured in this epic fail.

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Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-19 10:48

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows how a couple's joyride ended in disaster after crashing their ATV in the woods.

Horror crash: Driver loses it at 336km/h

2013-12-09 10:15

Honda driver Brian Gillespie had a terrifying ordeal during a land speed record bid in California. Watch him barrel-roll and flip his Insight at 336km/h!

Walker crash: Cause of death revealed

2013-12-05 08:39

'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker was killed by the combined effects of crash impact and fire, according to an autopsy. Watch the cast say farewell in a tribute video.

Vin Diesel on Walker: 'I'm speechless'

2013-12-03 10:14

Investigators are working to determine how fast the Porsche Carrera GT in which Paul Walker died was travelling when it crashed - and why the driver lost control.

 

Pub-lunch stop leaves car in canal

2014-04-09 14:52

A romantic day out turned to disaster for a driver who, while having a pint, was informed his Toyota was bobbing in a nearby canal.

5 top tips on handling road rage

2014-04-08 13:00

Traffic jams, inconsiderate drivers, taxis… as thousands of South Africans head for their Easter holiday keeping your cool behind the wheel is critical. 5 tips for dealing with road rage!

5 top tips on handling road rage

2014-04-07 13:57

Traffic jams, inconsiderate drivers, taxis… as thousands of South Africans head for their Easter holiday keeping your cool behind the wheel is critical. 5 tips for dealing with road rage!

Redneck road rage: Patience pays off

2014-03-28 11:33

'This pathetic excuse for a human being tailgated me for about three minutes.'' A female driver's patience paid off when an idiot tailgater crashed. A lesson to aggressive drivers out there!

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 14:27

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems.

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 08:32

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems since it recalled 1.6-million vehicles in February. Two girls were killed and another severely injured during a crash in 2006 involving one of the vehicles GM recalled!

Kobayashi cleared: No kamikaze here

2014-03-18 15:21

Pre-judging can be dangerous... Felipe Massa was loudly demanding a race ban for Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi.

Crash? EU cars will dial own SOS

2014-02-28 13:27

The European Union has called for an EU-wide emergency system, eCall, in all cars to activate after a crash. Read more...

Crash? EU cars will dial own SOS

2014-02-28 07:58

The European Union has called for an EU-wide emergency system, eCall, in all cars to activate after a crash and transmit an SOS call - anywhere in Europe.

'Kill a biker' row: Journo out in the cold

2014-02-18 10:34

Motoring journalist Thegandra Naidoo has been "asked to leave the employ" of ABR Magazine with immediate effect, after making insensitive comments on social media following a biker’s death in a road rage incident.

Boy (10) takes baby sister for joyride

2014-02-13 08:58

A 10-year-old boy took his 18-month-old sister for a joyride in the family car and crashed into a snowy ditch. The reason for his disastrous cruise - He wanted to visit his grandmother!

Crashes: How badly will you be hurt?

2014-01-24 11:11

Head-on collision, read-end, T-bone... Have you ever considered the types of injuries sustained from a specific type of crash? We list various types of collisions and the injuries you might recieve.

Tougher child-seat laws on way

2014-01-22 13:28

Child car-seats will have to protect their occupants from death and injury in side-impact crashes if new rules are implemented in the US.

Journos dead in 100m Dakar plunge

2014-01-10 08:11

Two members of an Argentine news team covering the 2014 Dakar Rally died when their car fell 100m into a ravine.

Best of 2013: Top 10 crazy clips

2014-01-02 07:37

From bizarre crashes to amazing stunts, Wheels24 published a host of crazy motoring clips. Check out our top 10 videos of 2013!

Highway collapse: Govt to blame?

2013-12-31 11:09

Mexico's Tijuana-Ensenada toll road has collapsed following a 4.6-magnitude earthquake. Reports claim that the highway was reportedly sinking since December 19 though the Mexican government claims "natural causes" were to blame.

Holiday horror: 855 killed on SA's roads

2013-12-27 07:52

Since the start of December 2013, 855 people have been killed in more than 700 crashes in South Africa, reports the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Carlisle: WCape road deaths drop

2013-12-24 08:06

The Western Cape has recorded 100 road deaths in December 2013 compared to 153 during the same period in 2012, reports transport and public works MEC Robin Carlisle.

Franchitti: 'My driving days are over'

2013-12-20 09:49

Two spinal fractures, a concussion and a broken ankle… Three-times Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti said that his horrific crash at the 2013 Houston Grand Prix in October ended his career.

Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-19 21:30

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows how a couple's joyride ended in disaster after crashing their ATV in the woods.

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One should always be aware of your surroundings, especially when merging lanes. Watch as the driver of a Honda Civic fails to notice a massive truck, merges and ends up being pushed along a highway. Thankfully, no one seemed to be injured in this epic fail.

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Holiday horror: 550 killed on SA's roads

2013-12-18 08:09

At least 550 people have died on South Africa’s road since December 1 2013, reports the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).

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Horror crash at 336km/h

2013-12-09 09:33

Honda driver Brian Gillespie suffered a terrifying ordeal during a land speed record event in California, US. Watch as a video captured the horrifying moment he loses control of his modified Insight while travelling at 336km/h!

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78 die and ANC wants self-help system!

2013-12-04 08:18

"In the past 18 days, 78 people died," National transport minister Dipuo Peters urges South Africans to educate one another about road safety.

Taxis: 1 day, 2 crashes, 14 dead

2013-12-03 09:23

"Losing 14 at once is too much." The ANC has trotted out the same trite remarks after 14 people - eight of them children - died in one taxi smash. So, how many IS enough?

 
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