SHOCKING: Is the Toyota Hilux the 'worst handling' bakkie in its segment?

The Toyota Hilux may be South Africa's best-selling vehicle but avoiding objects in the road without tipping over may not be its strongest trait, at least according to this video.

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One of the biggest threats to SA road safety? Second-hand tyres...

2016-10-25 07:58

Second-hand tyres and re-grooved tyres are one of the biggest dangers to safety on the road. We look at the dangers of worn tyres and how motorists can prevent potential crashes.

Takata's exploding airbags: US confirms 11th death

2016-10-21 09:03

A 50-year-old woman, who died after a car wreck during September in California, is the 11th US victim of Takata defective airbags.

Safer cars, hazardous roads: Distracted driving on the rise

2016-10-18 07:24

Despite the increase in car safety technologies, crashes and fatalities on the road are increasing, reports Property Casualty Insurers.

Can you park facing oncoming traffic? Legal vs. illegal parking in SA

2016-10-12 07:00

Cars parked facing oncoming traffic, vehicles jutting from driveways... motorists park their cars in all directions throughout suburbs in SA. Here's what the law says about parking in SA.

Safe tyres can reduce 'road carnage in South Africa' - AA

2016-10-06 09:33

'Car tyre safety remains a huge problem that, if addressed effectively, can play a significant role in reducing the carnage on South African roads', says the Automobile Association.

How to get your motorcycle summer ready in SA

2016-09-14 06:43

'Summer is a great time to get your motorbike out of the garage, dust it off, and hit the road,' says the Automobile Association.

SA car recalls: 4 reasons why there are so many unsafe vehicles on our roads

2016-08-18 13:36

'There are potentially millions of dangerous vehicles on our roads' says Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Why are there so many unsafe vehicles out there?

Learn Bongie's road safety dance!

2016-08-16 16:00

South Africa's road safety mascot, Bongie, the Buckle-up Buddy, is going around the nation's schools, teaching kids about road safety. Here's his little dance!

Car-nage: Music festival fire burns hundreds of cars

2016-08-04 12:16

The parking lot of an open-air music festival in Portugal resembles a vehicle graveyard after a wildfire gutted 422 cars. Warning - graphic vehicle destruction.


Get your car checked now before the end-of-year rush - AA

2016-10-26 11:22

With the end of the year nearing, here's why it's important to have your serviced, checked, and made roadworthy.

Readers respond: Biggest reason for parent's not buckling up their kids

2016-10-24 08:30

'My kids know that the car will not move an inch if they don't have seat belts on.', 'This is my child so don't tell me what to do,' Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on why so many South African parents are not buckling-up their children.

Is your child wearing a seatbelt? Few SA parents obey this law - AA

2016-10-21 07:18

'This is extremely worrying and speaks directly to the poor attitude drivers,' says the AA as its research found that less than 7% of children in cars are wearing seatbelts.

Hijacking in SA: Here's how you can protect yourself

2016-10-13 07:59

'Approximately 40 cars are hijacked every day,' says driver training specialists MasterDrive as it shares advice on dealing with hijackers in South Africa.

Reader pics: 'Potholes deep enough for pot plants!'

2016-10-06 11:53

'In one suburb with homes on the river front in Princess Alice drive, Nahoon, the potholes are deep enough for pot plants to be grown...' East London readers share their pothole pics.

'Accidents can be attributed to the human factor'

2016-09-28 12:51

'If drivers can improve their concentration on the road, there will be a noticeable improvement in road safety', writes Wheels24 reader Roger Verrall.

Your kids in a car seat. Full stop.

2016-08-19 16:01

We chat to the founder of #CarSeatFullStop about why strapping your child in is not optional.

15 top safety tips for cyclists, motorists in SA

2016-08-17 13:57

The AA urges cyclists and motorists to keep calm on the road and respect each other. Here are 15 top road-safety tips.

SA rolls out all-female traffic officer teams

2016-08-10 13:40

Female law enforcement officers are set to take over the streets of SA in August in an effort to improve road safety and raise awareness, reports Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Young drivers become careless during holidays - survey

2016-08-02 09:49

Car crashes are the leading cause of death among young people, with a higher proportion dying on roads during holidays, new research shows.

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