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.

Road-trip dilemmas: 8 top safety tips

2015-11-13 11:22

Safety is always a concern when going on a long drive with loved ones. Here's a great safety tips list.

1000 Volvos sing safety from the clouds

2015-02-17 11:36

Volvo and Swedish authorities are working together on a cloud-based project for vehicles to share road-conditions information - just for a start.

Readers: 4x4-ers threat to Cape beaches?

2014-10-09 08:35

‘Heavy fines should be imposed', ‘Control the issue, not a blanket ban', ‘My rights taken away’... Wheels24 readers respond to claims that 4x4's are damaging Western Cape beaches.

Check: Are you a perfect driving 'mate'?

2014-09-24 05:37

'Most women want the perfect guy to be able to change a wheel, 43% one who can afford to fill her car with fuel.' Two of the results from a light-hearted survey on 'what women want'.

Many teens on phone with parents while driving

2014-08-11 10:56

Many parents aren't really aware of how dangerous it is for their teen to answer a cell phone while driving.

Bicycling the 'happiest' form of transport

2014-06-04 14:27

A study found that people are in the best mood while they are bicycling, compared to any other mode of transportation.

Hilarious! Boy sleep drives his toy car

2014-05-22 12:42

Watch this adorable boy sleep drive his toy car.

96% of SA kids wish parents ‘would drive safer’

2014-04-15 11:24

A survey of SA households revealed that 96% of children wish their parents would take fewer risks behind the wheel. Find out what SA kids think of their parents' driving!


Americans drive 5 trillion kilometres in 2015, a new record

2016-02-23 09:06

The US government reports that motorists hit a new record in 2015 - driving 5 trillion kilometres.

Keep trucking deaths off our roads

2015-03-13 08:03

The MD of iFacts, JENNY REID, says nearly 500 000 professional drivers are working in South Africa without documents - or insurance.

Get there alive: Top safety tips

2014-12-09 13:32

Ready to hit the long road for the holidays? Here's a great list of tips with everything you need to know.

Off-roaders a threat to WCape beaches - report

2014-10-08 15:37

Off-road vehicles, including quad bikes, are damaging Western Cape tourist 'hotspots', according to the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report.

Booze and pot bad for teens in various ways

2014-09-03 14:24

Drinking and marijuana may lead to different types of harmful consequences for teens, a new study suggests.

SA's best drivers: Top province named

2014-07-10 07:33

South Africa's best drivers can be found in the Western Cape but Gauteng is a close second, according to an insurance company's road-safety report.

Laser track: Ken Block vs SA racer

2014-05-30 10:57

SA's Adrian Zaugg, a Lamborghini test driver, took on stunt master Ken Block in an epic vehicular light show. Did we mention Block's Fiesta leaps over an Audi R8?

Car crash risk tends to go up during pregnancy

2014-05-13 14:31

Experts said they cannot tell why, but findings suggest women should be especially mindful about safe driving when they're in their second trimester of pregnancy.

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..'

HIV may affect older patients' driving skills

2014-04-07 15:05

A test has determined that older people with HIV may have compromised mental skills that could affect their driving ability.

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