SA motorists need to 'prepare for cold snap' - warns AA

2017-08-16 09:02

Heavy rain, and possibly snow, will affect large parts of the country this week as a cold front hits SA. The expected cold snap could cause major disruptions to traffic.

Gauteng driver licensing woes : 'Motorists must plan ahead'

2017-07-28 08:21

'We are grateful the City of Tshwane has made provision to accommodate people at other centres but we fear this may not alleviate the backlogs,' says the AA as it addresses the ongoing issues affecting licensing stations in Gauteng.

Heavy storm to hit SA: Here's how motorists should prepare

2017-06-06 11:03

South Africans are set to experience a significant winter storm this week as heavy rain and strong winds are expected from Tuesday evening. Here are some important tips for your vehicle...

Daydreaming and driving - how dangerous can it be?

2017-05-26 08:00

Work, home, kids to school... your daily driving routine can sometimes leave your mind free to wander but daydreaming behind the wheel can be dangerous, a new study reveals.

Driving on SA beaches? Better have a lawyer on speed dial

2017-01-24 11:30

Though other coastal countries make provision for driving along beaches, doing it in SA can get you fined up to R500 000!

How ditching your car for Uber could save you money

2016-12-05 13:07

Drivers can expect to save an average of as much as R14 000 annually by ditching their vehicles and opting to use the Uber service, according to an online savings service.

Hero truck driver tried to stop speeding Jag on wrong side of highway

2016-10-24 20:26

The actions of truck driver Zain Small have been lauded as heroic after he tried stopping a drunken motorist who drove into oncoming traffic on the N1 highway in Cape Town.

Want to be a better driver? Watch this!

With the growing numbers of cars on local roads, driving can become an arduous task especially in traffic. We've found 10 useful tips that perhaps you might have overlooked since passing your driver's test.

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Parent's worst nightmare: Pre-schoolers drive SUV to visit grandma

2016-09-09 06:31

Two children, ages five and three-years-old, took their parents’ SUV to visit their grandmother. Their road trip was cut short after crashing into another vehicle.

Texting and 'feeting': Driver caught texting, uses feet to steer car!

2016-08-12 08:23

Ever wanted to know what it's like to text while driving and use your feet to steer? Just ask this incredibly reckless driver captured in traffic.


WATCH: The difference between oversteer and understeer

2017-07-31 11:03

This cool clip explains the differences between understeer and oversteer as well as how to combat them on the road.

Drivers bewildered by twisting Chinese interchange

2017-06-07 10:10

Five suspended levels and cars going in all directions - a new highway interchange is driving motorists to tears in China.

How to avoid falling asleep behind the wheel

2017-05-29 13:04

According to traffic safety experts there are a number of tactics to help you stay awake behind the wheel.

Our top 5 best starter and student cars

2017-02-09 06:01

School is over and it’s time for a new breed of students to begin their fresher’s week in universities and colleges around the country.

Smash! This angry dad throws huge rock at beach-driving car

2017-01-04 07:30

How far would you go to protect your children? An angry father was captured throwing a huge rock at a passing vehicle in an attempt to stop the car from driving along a beach in Brazil.

Fine dining, fine driving in Kia's new Sportage

2016-11-06 06:00

The new Kia Sportage proves an impressive steed for Melinda Ferguson’s fine dining spree at Swellendam’s 18 Zero One.

Safer cars, hazardous roads: Distracted driving on the rise

2016-10-18 07:24

Despite the increase in car safety technologies, crashes and fatalities on the road are increasing, reports Property Casualty Insurers.

WATCH: Here's why texting and driving is never a good idea

This driver pays no attention to the road ahead and drives her car into the back of another vehicle. Cause of accident: texting and driving.

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7 driving tips to help keep woman safe on SA roads

2016-08-30 08:25

Violent criminals, thieves, huge potholes... South Africa's roads can be a dangerous place for novice drivers. Here are seven driving tips to help keep you safer on our roads.

Spotted a tornado? Here's what SA motorists should do

2016-07-27 10:48

A tornado has caused havoc in Johannesburg. We list driving tips and advice for motorists dealing with heavy storms while travelling along SA's roads.

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