ARTICLES RELATING TO DRUNK DRIVING

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.

South Africans against Drunk Driving: A mother's battle to end road carnage

2016-10-31 08:19

Drunk driving is one of the biggest contributors to road deaths in South Africa. For volunteer group, South Africans against Drunk Driving, the fight is all too personal...

#BoozeFreeRoads: Controversial Drager system returns to Western Cape

2016-06-17 07:16

The National Prosecuting Authority confirms the controversial Drager breathylser test has been reinstated in SA, this time to be piloted on Western Cape roads.

Caught drunk driving in SA? Why insurance claims are rejected

2016-04-12 09:06

Did you know its easier to repudiate a claim based on suspected alcohol consumption than it is to be arrested for drunk driving? MasterDrive explains why insurers won't pay out...

 

'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.

'Minister of Transport regurgitating old threats' - JPSA

2016-11-25 06:50

JPSA says "professionalism and addressing the real underlying problems" is the approach the Minister of Transport and law enforcers should adopt.

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WATCH: This is why drinking and driving is ALWAYS a bad idea

A drunk driver is captured on CCTV stumbling to his vehicle, driving recklessly and crashing repeatedly... and that's before he leaves a parking garage.

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Iran arrests 2 900 drunk drivers in 2015

2016-04-12 13:30

Police in Tehran arrested 2900 drunk drivers in 2015, despite the Islamic republic's official prohibition of alcohol.

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WATCH: Drunk driver cruises with huge tree stuck in grille

A drunk driver was pulled over by police when motorists spotted a strange 'decal' at the front of her car - a five-metre tall tree sprouting from the vehicle's grille.

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