ARTICLES RELATING TO DRIVING

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.

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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.

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.

 

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.

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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.

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.

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