ARTICLES RELATING TO DRUNK 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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'I was three times over the limit' says reformed SA drunk driver

2015-12-22 10:23

Watch a 'reformed' drunk driver share the harrowing story of his arrest in South Africa.

AA calls on govt to curb drunk driving in SA

2015-11-20 15:30

'A nationwide strategy for enforcement is needed,' says the Automobile Association as it calls on government to curb drunk driving in South Africa.

'I'm so drunk' - driver films own arrest

2015-10-14 10:38

'I'm so drunk,' said a Florida driver on a social media app before being arrested for driving under the influence.

 

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...

Drunk driver arrests double

2015-12-23 09:36

Twice as many drunk drivers have spent time behind bars in KZN this festive season compared to last year.

WATCH: 'Culture of drunk driving in South Africa'

2015-12-21 11:53

South Africa is rated as the world's worst drunk-driving country. We speak to an organisation helping to rehabilitate drunk drivers on our roads.

Boy turns mother in for drunk driving

2015-11-14 09:17

A young Canadian boy called police to alert them that his mother was driving under the influence.

WATCH: 'Drunk goggles' - a sobering experience

2015-10-09 09:36

Drunk driving is dangerous but sadly many South Africans believe they can handle being intoxicated behind the wheel. Enter ‘drunk goggles’...

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