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'Twenty-year sentence for road killer welcomed' - JPSA

2017-09-21 11:19

The twenty-year sentence for three counts of culpable homicide, reckless driving and driving under the influence handed down by Magistrate Anand Maharaj to Kriesen Moodley in the Durban Regional Court has been welcomed by Justice Project South Africa.

Cape Town driving instructor caught 12 times over limit

2017-08-03 14:54

A Cape Town driving instructor has been arrested for being 12 times over the legal blood-alcohol limit, while driving to a licence testing centre, where one of his clients was due to take his test

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

2017-07-27 07:23

A California teenager has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram.

Hard-hitting SA road safety ad: Will 'Boys' curb drunk driving?

2017-07-02 14:56

The Western Cape transport department has released another controversial ad in a bid to fight drunk driving in South Africa called 'Boys'.

'Everybody knows, bra' - Will this SA ad curb drunk driving?

2017-05-09 18:05

'You are three times more likely to die in a car crash than be shot dead if you live in the Western Cape,' says the province as it releases an ad focussing on drunk driving.

Drunk driving in SA: 'Harsh penalties unlikely to reduce number of incidents'

2017-04-25 09:04

'Harsh penalties could help to engender a feeling of fear of the consequences of drunk driving but are unlikely to reduce the number of incidents,' says Rhys Evans, director of ALCO-Safe.

Drunk driving in SA: Jail, criminal record and huge fines

2017-04-17 08:03

'You stand to face a charge of culpable homicide, and prosecutors are increasingly accusing motorists of murder,' warns legal expert Cwayita Vellem about the dangers of drink and driving.

'He should be jailed' - Readers respond to Tony Yengeni's DUI sentence

2017-03-22 11:26

'He should be jailed', 'It pays to have friends in high places', 'I believe that the judgement was fair,'... Wheels24 readers respond to ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni's DUI sentence.

Drunk goggles: What it's like to drive over the limit

2017-03-17 14:08

Drunk driving is still a huge problem in South Africa where the act of driving while intoxicated seems to be a culture here locally. Meet the 'drunk goggles' for a sobering experience.

Traffic cops taking bribes in SA: Readers share their stories

2016-12-06 08:25

A recent altercation at a roadblock between Carte Blanche's Tony Beamish and a JMPD police officer shows alleged corruption. Readers share their SA traffic cop stories.

 

Driver on school run arrested for speeding, being over the limit

2017-09-04 18:08

A Beaufort West taxi driver has been arrested for being three times over the alcohol limit, while ferrying a group of children to school, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says.

Watch: Drivers put to the test

2017-07-30 13:22

With a glass of wine already in my system, I gripped the steering wheel, revved the engine and sped off down the road before driving straight into several orange cones demarcating our track.

Cape Town drunk driver five times over limit… at 05:30

2017-07-14 12:30

A motorist five times over the legal limit at 05:30 in the morning has become the first casualty of the City of Cape Town’s random breath testing, launched in Bloubergstrand.

Man who struck Uber car, killing 3, sentenced to 39 years

2017-05-23 14:48

A Wisconsin man who crashed into an Uber car, killing 3 Chicago women, has been sentenced to 39 years in prison.

Harsher penalties for drunk drivers? More than 6500 say it won't make a difference

2017-04-28 08:46

We asked readers whether they believed harsh penalties would curb drunk driving in SA following the horrendous 2017 Easter weekend road death toll.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-04-22 06:00

It has been a frantic week in the motoring world with some rather exciting events taking place, such as the car-smooching competition, Ford's new limited Ranger bakkie and a look at Michael Schumacher's tv ad filmed in SA in 1998...

Herschelle Gibbs in good spirits despite delays in drunk driving case

2017-04-06 13:29

Former Proteas cricketer Herschelle Gibbs says he is upbeat despite having to wait for clarity on his 2014 drunken driving case.

Drunk driving: JPSA questions Tony Yengeni DUI sentencing

2017-03-20 07:45

ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni has been sentenced for driving under the influence of alcohol. Justice Project South Africa questions the severity of the judgment.

Pit stop drinking: A reckless trend in SA

2017-03-14 08:37

'Will changing drinking and driving to a schedule five offence bring about enough change, fast enough,' asks MasterDrive SA's Eugene Herbert as he sheds light on a reckless road-trip trend - motorists parking off, having a few drinks and rejoining traffic.

'More checks and roadblocks' this holiday season - AA

2016-11-25 07:04

The Automobile Association urges all motorists to remember that alcohol and driving do not mix, and that alternatives are available to drivers who want to drink at festive end-of-year parties.

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