ARTICLES RELATING TO CRASH

French highway horror: Five kids killed

2014-07-23 09:25

Five children aged 10 to 12 and the driver of a minibus were killed in a head-on collision on Tuesday when the vehicle crashed into a truck in central France.

Lambo in limbo after valet rams wall

2014-07-10 13:52

A valet has crashed a hotel guest’s 'borrowed' Lamborghini Gallardo into a concrete wall in New Delhi, India. The damage? The costly equivalent of R3.6-million. Ouch!

What luck! Crash rider saved by a pool

2014-06-25 08:04

A video shows a rider being flung through the air after a crash. Incredibly, he's saved by an abandoned paddling-pool...

Duckling samaritan faces life in jail

2014-06-23 12:10

A woman who stopped to help some ducklings across a busy highway has been found guilty of killing a father.

Ouch! SA champ Seller's massive crash

2014-06-18 08:00

Reigning SA Superbike champion, Clint Seller, thought he'd treat spectators to a wheelie at the Buffalo City SuperGP. Unfortunately, he botched the landing and slammed into the racetrack! Take a look...

Death crash: 12 more vans unroadworthy

2014-06-13 13:58

12 trucks belonging to cash-in-transit company SBV whose vehicle was in a crash in which two people died.

Duval barred from '14 Le Mans 24 Hour

2014-06-13 08:14

Audi's 2013 Le Mans winner Loic Duval will have to sit out the 24 Hours sports car race on doctor's orders after a horrific crash on Wednesday despite walking away without a scratch.

ATV crash severs Olympic star's spine

2014-06-10 12:56

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken's spine was severed when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding hit a kerb in a restaurant car park and plunged into a two-metre drop.

3 killed 6 injured in car-rally crashes

2014-06-02 08:01

Three elderly people were killed and six other spectators were injured in two incidents during a Jim Clark memorial rally in Scotland on Saturday.

Easter crash-stats: Menace of unroadworthy cars

2014-05-09 12:00

National transport minister Dipuo Peters reported 148 crashes and 193 people killed in over Easter 2014. One of the main factors leading to SA's horrific road death toll - unroadworthy vehicles.

11 killed in horror W Cape bus crash

2014-05-09 08:49

Eleven people were killed in a bus crash on the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn on Thursday (May 8).

11 killed in horror W Cape bus crash

2014-05-08 09:26

Eleven people were killed in a bus crash on the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn on Thursday (May 8), reports Western Cape traffic authorities.

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.

 

Bad brake-disc theory in Lewis crash

2014-07-20 09:25

Mercedes names names and fingers are pointing at a famous brakemaker after Lewis Hamilton plunged off the Hockenheim track during qualifying for the 2014 F1 GP there on July 19 2014.

What luck! Crash rider saved by a pool

2014-06-25 13:40

A video shows a rider being flung through the air after a crash. Incredibly, he's saved by an abandoned paddling-pool...

Motorcyclists killed in WCape crashes

2014-06-24 08:12

Two motorcyclists died in separate crashes on Sunday in Cape Town, reports paramedics. One motorcyclist was killed when driver lost control of his car while travelling on the N7.

Duckling samaritan faces life in jail

2014-06-23 08:33

A woman who stopped to help some ducklings across a busy highway has been found guilty of killing a father and his teen daughter.

Ouch! SA champ Seller's massive crash

2014-06-17 11:31

Reigning SA Superbike champion, Clint Seller, thought he'd treat spectators to a wheelie at the Buffalo City SuperGP. Unfortunately, he botched the landing and slammed into the racetrack! Take a look...

Death crash: 12 more vans unroadworthy

2014-06-13 11:11

12 trucks belonging to cash-in-transit company SBV whose vehicle was in a crash in which two people died and 113 were hurt have been taken off the road after roadworthy tests.

ATV crash severs Olympic star's spine

2014-06-11 06:00

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken's spine was severed when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding hit a kerb in a restaurant car park and plunged into a two-metre drop.

3 killed 6 injured in car-rally crashes

2014-06-02 12:00

Three elderly people were killed and six other spectators were injured in two incidents during a Jim Clark memorial rally in Scotland on Saturday.

Merc demo crash: World cup squad 'shocked'

2014-05-29 08:23

Germany's World Cup squad were 'shocked' after a car crash injured a race steward and a bystander during a Mercedes vehicle demonstration at a pre-World Cup training camp in Italy, according to reports.

Easter crash-stats: Menace of unroadworthy cars

2014-05-09 10:26

National transport minister Dipuo Peters reported 148 crashes and 193 people killed in over Easter 2014. One of the main factors leading to SA's horrific road death toll - unroadworthy vehicles.

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.

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.

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.

 
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