6 things you should know about taxi drivers

2014-04-11 08:38

'The main cause for reckless driving is to make a buck as taxi drivers have a quota to fulfill,' writes Wheels24 reader Neil van Rooyen who shares his thoughts on taxi drivers and owners in South Africa.

'Kill a biker' row: New riders at risk

2014-02-18 14:20

Wheels24 GERT BOTHA is outraged by the 'kill a biker' row but claims that both riders and bikers are to blame for road rage incidents.

School parking chaos: Who to blame?

2014-02-12 08:42

Wheels24 reader MARK BROWN thinks a lack of parking, coupled with dozens of people each trying to drop or collect children, is creating the chaos at schools.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2014-01-17 13:21

Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2013-12-18 10:19

“It’s a celebration of BMW's motorcycle history and the pure enjoyment of riding a motorcycle,” Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

Reader: Jims doesn’t sell cars

2013-10-28 08:52

‘I was bombarded with complaints about the brand I represented,’ Wheels24 reader SHAIKH believes that the Johannesburg motor show does not generate sales.

2014 SA Coty: Porsche controversy

2013-10-22 09:28

‘The 2013 Coty judges were wrongly criticised,’ writes Wheels24 reader PHILIP HIGGO who believes the Porsche Cayman S will not get the 2014 title as it's plagued by the 2012 controversy.

Reader: An end to biker herd-mentality

2013-10-14 09:12

'Group travel and monkey see, monkey do mentality is one of the main causes for serious bike accidents,' Wheels24 reader WOUTER BRAND said he would support Australia's proposed ban on motorcyclists riding in groups of three or more.

Reader: Pinetown driver not to blame

2013-09-18 07:54

Wheels24 reader Mike believes the driver of an articulated truck that killed 23 people in Pinetown "cannot be held responsible for an unroadworthy vehicle".

Formula M: 50 years in SA

2013-09-05 13:16

TJAART JOUBERT, chairman of the South African Formula M Racing Club, is calling on former members and fans as the club celebrates its 50th year in motorsport. Not familiar with the sport? Watch Formula M racing action at Zwartkops!

Reader response: SA young drivers

2013-08-20 08:06

"Law enforcement's not doing enough," says reader PATRICK MASHELE as he shares thoughts on young SA drivers.

Reader: Falling for retro chic

2013-08-19 07:46

Abarth 500 is to Fiat what Cooper S is to Mini but in a smaller package. Wheels24 reader ROBERT DANIELS looks past the brand snobbery and labels of the Abarth Fiat 500C.

Reader: F1 no longer united

2013-07-03 10:40

Pirelli is not the main culprit for Formula 1’s current safety issues, writes Wheels24 reader ROWAN KELL.

Pump-jockey wage: Readers respond

2013-06-21 14:27

"Get rid of them - let the public pump their own fuel!" Wheels24 readers respond to the National Union of Metalworkers of Sa call for a minimum wage of at least R6000 for pump-jockeys.

My love affair with cars

2013-06-18 09:47

"I love cars. They don’t have to be sleek, fast and expensive to be lovable," writes Wheels24 reader YagAvaryu.

Killarney row: Residents blamed

2013-06-11 15:54

"Nobody held a gun against any resident's head and forced them to buy a house next to Killarney," writes Wheels24 reader TINUS POTGIETER.

Reader’s ride: 2013 Audi A3 1.4

2013-06-03 09:35

Reader KOBUS LOUW says that despite niggles with Audi’s DSG he's extremely happy behind the wheel of his A3 1.4 TFSI.

Discount traffic fines problem

2013-05-23 12:41

Wheels24 reader Heather Essop says not only did she receive a traffic penalty for "ridiculous" reason but has a hard time swallowing the idea of a discount.

No effort to enforce laws

2013-05-23 12:25

Wheels24 Reader JOHANN OLIVIER says there does not appear to be a serious effort by traffic officials to enforce laws “therefore road deaths will keep rising".

Reader responds: Young SA drivers

2013-05-02 08:29

Wheels24 reader FIONA SEEDAT says she’s not surprised young South African drivers fared poorly in a recent global road behaviour survey.

Reader responds: SA young drivers

2013-04-18 10:03

"Rules, it seems, are definitely meant to be broken by many SA drivers," writes Wheels24 reader FIONA SEEDAT.

Reader: 'R50 insurance a bargain'

2013-04-03 11:04

Reader BRIAN BOGAARD, a South African living in Italy for the last 10 years, shares his views on our article titled "65% of SA cars NOT insured".

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-14 11:55

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

Porsche Coty: More readers write

2013-03-08 13:05

More Wheels24 readers have shared their thoughts about the Porsche Boxster being named 2013 South African Car of the Year. Why not have a say, too?

2013 Coty: What readers say...

2013-03-07 09:44

"The Porsche winning? Ridiculous," says Wheels24 reader DIRK VAN DER MERWE after the announcement of the 2013 SA Car of the Year.


Reader: VW's angel ad is 'is damaging'

2014-02-19 07:07

Wheels24 reader MELITTA OBEREM belives that Volkswagen's superbowl advert 'is extremely damaging!'. Read her comments on VW's 'sexist' ad row.

Reader: SA riders aren't 'arrogant'

2014-02-18 12:51

Wheels24 reader Robin says that "I have yet to meet an arrogant biker" and shares his thoughts on the 'kill a biker' row.

School parking chaos: Fine bad parents?

2014-02-11 08:58

Wheels24 reader JAN SWANEPOEL believes parents who disobey the law when picking up or dropping off children at school should be fined.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2013-12-19 10:30

“It’s a celebration of BMW's motorcycle history and the pure enjoyment of riding a motorcycle,” Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

Spotted in SA: 661kW 918 Spyder

2013-12-03 07:48

Wheels24 reader SHAUN CURRIE captured images of Porsche's 661kW 918 Spyder hybrid at a fuel station in Bryanston, Gauteng. Check out his spy images!

4 worst things about showrooms

2013-10-28 08:08

'Showrooms don't necessarily sell cars'. Wheels24 reader GERT NAUDE responds to Chrysler SA CEO Trent Barcroft's comments regarding the 2013 Johannesburg motor show - and has advice for automakers.

E-tolls: 'We're being screwed'

2013-10-14 10:47

‘I think the country should close shop the day e-tolls come online.’ Wheels24 reader OLIVER PLATELLI believes e-tolling is 'the ANC looking after its own'.

Readers respond: E-toll tags

2013-10-08 11:33

"Taxes are spent on crap", "It really beggars belief, Sanral is lying"... Wheels24 readers respond to Sanral chief executive Nazir Ali's claims that 83% of drivers would only pay R100 month for e-tolling.

Reader: Infiniti's perpetual bliss?

2013-09-13 17:45

Wheels24 reader ROBERT DANIELS battles to find much fault with Infiniti's luxury M37 S, except for one big issue.

Reader: What was he thinking?

2013-08-29 11:04

"People like that should be taken off our roads,” writes Wheels24 reader DEWALD VAN JAARSVLED in response to our "SA biker's joyride" article.

SA Boty: BMW GS 'no contest'

2013-08-20 07:46

Wheels24 reader WINDALL BEKKER challenges fellow biker DENNIS VAN ASWEGEN's claims that the BMW GS, 2013 SA Bike of the Year, is "as exciting as yesterday's news".

Sanral 'guilty of mismanagement'

2013-08-08 07:08

Wheels24 reader NORMAN CUMMINS believes that Sanral is guilty of mismanaging state funds.

Reader: ‘No rush to buy next GTI’

2013-07-01 14:25

Volkswagen’s seventh-generation Golf GTI will arrive in SA this week. Wheels24 reader MARCEL WELMAN says he is in no rush to sell his MK VI GTI.

Reader’s ride: 2013 Ford Fiesta ST

2013-06-19 09:29

“The car has grown from a naughty teen into a true athlete,” writes a Wheels24 reader he trades his well-loved Fiesta for its race-bred ST sibling.

Reader gallery: RAV4 boot woes

2013-06-12 08:54

Wheels24 reader DAVE WILLIS shows us his makeshift solution to solve his 2013 Toyota Rav4 boot issues - an oven door handle! GALLERY

E-tolling speed bumps

2013-06-03 10:39

Wheels24 reader CHRIS BARRY believes that without transparency and commitment from Sanral, e-tolling feels as if it exists to "milk the taxpayer cow to death".

Reader's ride: 2010 Kia Sportage

2013-05-30 09:23

Despite issues with peeling plastic and transmission woes, Wheels24 reader KOBUS LOUW says he would definitely purchase another Kia Sportage 2.0 auto if he could.

Outa speaks through Wheels24

2013-05-23 12:32

Outa chairperson WAYNE DUVENAGE says the ANC “doesn't always get things right” and agrees with the Catholic Church voicing its opinion on e-tolling.

Reader's ride : 2005 E46 BMW 325CI

2013-05-14 12:02

Wheels24 reader KABOI NGHAAMWA shares his thoughts on his silver BMW 325CI affectionately called Portia.

Reader's ride: 2009 Birkin S3

2013-04-29 12:30

"It’s incredibly involving to drive and puts a massive smile on your face," recalls Wheels24 reader QUINTIN SMIT regarding his recently-sold Birkin S3.

Road slaughter: Reader responds

2013-04-04 11:13

Reader FIONA SEEDAT responds to CHRIS BARRY’s article on SA road slaughter and says government departments should “present a unified stance” to combat road deaths.

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-19 10:23

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

Cape GP: Officials 'ill-informed'

2013-03-11 13:39

Wheels24 reader Fritz Klaaste believes the city of Cape Town officials are "ill-informed" based on their decision to dismiss a proposed grand prix in the city.

Reader: SAGMJ 'out of touch'

2013-03-07 10:53

Wheels24 reader ANTON DEKKER believes the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists is "insignificant and out of touch with their country."

Reader's test: Daihatsu Charade

2013-03-06 09:15

Doors as thin as Kate Moss and "capable of getting out of tight spots better than Schabir Shaik", reader RICHARD FITZPATRICK reviews his wife’s 2005 Daihatsu Charade.

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