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Hard-hitting SA ad goes viral, readers respond

2017-07-20 14:05

'We hope that the campaign will speak directly to motorists, urging them not to use their phones while driving,' says Western Cape MEC Donald Grant as the province's hard-hitting ad goes viral.

F1 cars to use 'halo' protection device from 2018

2017-07-20 07:51

More than one year after it was first tested and after consideration of a recent alternative the "halo" cockpit protection system will be used on F1 cars from 2018 onward.

Don't speed around corners: Truck rollover filmed in KwaZulu-Natal

2017-07-19 07:38

A reminder to all drivers - slow down when approaching corners. CCTV footage captures a truck rollover at Queensburgh industrial park in KwaZulu-Natal.

Dash-cam captures truck driver behaving badly in Richards Bay

2017-07-18 11:24

A truck driver was captured via dash-cam driving dangerously along the N2 near Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.

WATCH: Truck crashes through traffic, rolls onto its side

2017-07-13 09:29

Imagine sitting in your car, minding your business in traffic when all of sudden a truck approaches ahead, smashes through road barriers and flips onto its side...

Creating 'competent drivers': 8 tips for choosing a driving school in SA

2017-07-10 11:17

'There is a tendency to pass a driving test, rather than to learn to drive competently,' says the AA as it lists top tips for choosing a driving school in SA.

Lack of servicing, training to blame for truck crashes in SA - MIWA

2017-07-03 13:19

'Anybody can buy a truck and put an underpaid and unskilled driver behind the steering wheel,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association as it focuses on truck crashes in SA.

'But I never speed!' - Understanding traffic fines in SA

2017-06-23 11:57

Do you know your rights regarding traffic fines? Do you understand the difference between a 'section 56 and 341' fine notice? We explore traffic violations in SA.

WATCH: 32 passengers crammed into a Cape Town mini-bus taxi

2017-06-19 14:06

A minibus taxi has been impounded after a run-in with the City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service. The driver's offence? Cramming 32 passengers into his vehicle.

Biggest cause of in-car arguments? Back-seat drivers...

2017-06-15 07:54

Children shouting from the rear, passengers switching radio stations... a poll reveals the biggest cause of in-car arguments.

 
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VIRAL: Western Cape government's hard-hitting texting video reaches millions worldwide

A video created for the Western Cape Government's #ItCanWait campaign has gone viral and is attracting comments and shares from around the world. Watch.

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Boy, 5, takes little brother for joyride, crashes family car

2017-07-19 14:19

Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old took their mother's car for a joyride. The mischievous pair drove the vehicle for 5km before crashing it.

Why you should be careful at intersections in SA: SUV crashes through wall in Jozi

2017-07-18 13:58

CCTV captures the moment an SUV smashes into a vehicle and crashes into a perimeter wall in Randburg.

How to deal with vehicle crime in SA: Hijackings, remote-jamming and more...

2017-07-13 13:32

Vehicle-related crime is a grim reality of motoring in South Africa. We look at ways motorists can prevent hijacking, remote-jamming and more.

WATCH: Teen linked to 23 stolen cars, recruited other kids

2017-07-13 09:04

A high-school teenager has been arrested in Louisville, Kentucky reportedly responsible for the theft of at least 23 vehicles.

WATCH: Ford bakkie splashes into backyard pool

2017-07-10 07:32

A Ford F-150 Raptor careered off a San Diego street and splashed into a backyard pool, trapping the driver underwater.

Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash - police

2017-06-30 07:32

Police in Florida say tennis star Venus Williams was at fault in a car crash that led to the death of the passenger in another vehicle.

BMW Motorrad: This driver learns to ride a motorcycle for the first time

2017-06-21 07:15

'Being a rider, even for a day, will definitely make you more aware of the two-wheel brigade on the road,' Charlen Raymond shares his thoughts riding on riding a motorcycle for the first the time.

#YouthDay weekend: 14 ways to survive an SA road trip

2017-06-15 11:50

Many drivers are taking to our roads this weekend as part of the Youth Day long-weekend. Here are 14 tips to help you make the most of your road trip.

#KnysnaFires: Motorists film fires along the N2

2017-06-12 09:48

Heavy smoke on the road, huge flames... a video shows the affect of the devastating blaze on motorists travelling along the N2 from Knysna to Sedgefield.

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