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Top 10 motoring stories of the week: Ford Kuga recall, Cape Town traffic

2017-08-25 14:44

It has been an eventful week in the motoring world as we feature some of the best stories regarding everything wheels, including traffic laws and GWM wanting to buy Fiat Chrysler...

SA road deaths: 'A cause for great concern' - AA

2017-06-09 11:50

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) annual road death statistics ‘are cause for great concern’, comments the AA.

#4Roadsafety: 10 ways the UN plans to halve global road deaths

2017-05-09 10:57

Parliamentarians worldwide, including SA, are being urged to support action to meet the United Nation’s road safety goal - 50% fewer road deaths by 2020.

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WATCH: Easter road deaths up 51% from 2016

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on Friday announced the 2017 Easter holidays road statistics.

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'Unnecessary human suffering' JPSA responds to festive season road death toll

2017-01-13 10:44

'God forbid that they should identify the real problems,' the Justice Project South Africa pulls no punches as it responds to SA's horrendous festive season road-death toll.

Grim start to 2017: 41 killed in 8 days on WCape's roads

2017-01-10 12:52

The 2016/17 festive season has seen 142 road deaths in the Western Cape. Already, 41 people have been killed on the province's roads during the first 8 days of 2017...

Shocking road safety ‘First Kiss’ SA campaign named #AdOfTheYear

2016-12-15 11:37

The Western Cape government's controversial attempt at curbing road deaths through the 'First Kiss' campaign has received another accolade.

India's horror roads: 17 people killed every hour in crashes

2016-06-10 07:31

'Accidents are killing more people in India than terrorism or natural disasters,' reports India's Transport minster Nitin Gadkari as new figures reveal 17 people are killed in traffic incidents on his country's roads.

Easter SA road carnage ‘decline’ no reason to party: JPSA

2016-03-30 08:31

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has announced a 46% reduction of Easter road deaths in SA but Justice Project SA says it's "no cause for celebration and for motorists to let their guard down"...

'Are there really 11 ways to reduce the road death toll?'

2016-01-19 13:15

'Light vehicles should be able to travel in the right-hand lane at 140km/h on National roads. Less time on the road = less fatigue. Lousy idea,' says News24 user SkerP.

 

Car crashes cost SA close to R143bn in 2015

2017-07-11 19:42

Road traffic crashes on South Africa’s roads cost the country close to R143bn in 2015, or 3.4% of GDP, says an official from the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport.

OR Tambo shooting: Here's what SA motorists should do

2017-05-22 07:32

'One can never be truly prepared for something like this. All you can do is know beforehand what to do if it does,' says MasterDrive SA as it shares what to do in the event of a shooting on our roads.

Easter road deaths: 'Not enough is being done to curb the carnage' - AA

2017-04-21 16:32

The Automobile Association has slammed government's road safety and enforcement as 2017 Easter road death statistics showed a 51% increase compared to 2016.

No drownings, fewer road deaths in NMB

2017-01-16 17:43

Nobody drowned and fewer people died on the roads in Nelson Mandela Bay this festive season compared to the previous year, mayor Athol Trollip has said.

Festive season road deaths: 'There's been no impact on the death toll'

2017-01-11 07:16

'There has been no impact on the death toll at all,' says the Automobile Association following the release of SA festive season road death figures.

49 000 less road deaths year on year in China - report

2016-12-22 11:28

Chinese roads saw 58 000 deaths in more than 180 000 traffic accidents in 2015, authorities said, adding that poor enforcement of traffic laws still posed a threat to road safety in the country.

Traffic deaths increase in cities that turn off red-light cameras

2016-07-28 07:07

Many people hate red-light cameras, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.

Pedestrian safety needs urgent attention in SA - AA

2016-05-23 07:55

'We find too often that pedestrians don’t understand the dangers they pose to themselves, and other road users,' says the AA as more than a third of all road death fatalities in SA are pedestrians.

Controversial campaign: This horror SA ad will make you buckle-up

2016-03-22 09:15

The Western Cape isn't pulling any punches with its latest road safety ad - 'the first kiss'. Are shock tactics effective at reducing road deaths? WARNING: Graphic imagery.

27 000 users cite SA's biggest killers on roads

2016-01-15 13:00

More than 8000 users, of 27 000 votes, agree on the reason behind South Africa's grim holiday road death toll in our homepage poll.

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