Gross! Here's the body you need to survive a car crash

2016-07-22 15:20

He may look like the ugliest 'human' yet but Graham is an extreme attempt by road safety activists to raise awareness. This is the body you need to survive any car crash (Warning: disturbing images)

WATCH: Reckless driver almost takes out SA family

2016-07-15 12:58

The driver in a white Chevrolet Ute tried an illegal passing manoeuvre, nearly driving into an oncoming vehicle with a family inside.

Violent window-washer attack: 8 ways to keep safe in SA

2016-07-12 16:13

A video showing a driver attacked by window washers at an intersection in Johannesburg has sparked outrage from other motorists. Here's 8 ways to stay safe on our roads.

Tesla driver's death: 'Autopilot' to be investigated

2016-07-01 17:28

US officials are investigating a driver's death linked to Tesla's 'autopilot' self-driving system.

Tesla driver killed in crash, 'autopilot' to blame

2016-07-01 09:51

The driver of a Tesla Model S sedan, using the vehicle's self-driving mode, has been killed in a collision with a truck, federal official. It's the first US fatality due to the new technology.

Car insurance in SA: 'A necessity, not a luxury'

2016-06-21 11:20

'Nearly 65% - 70% of the 11.4-million registered cars in the country are not insured', reports the Automobile Association. Read our guide to avoid car-insurance pitfalls.

WATCH: Heatwave buckles road, sends cars flying

A heat wave in Minnesota on caused a section of the highway to buckle and form a speedbump. It caused mayhem as unsuspecting motorists are sent airborne.

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Lane splitting in SA for bikers: The do's and don'ts

2016-06-01 10:35

Bikers are often seen driving between cars during peak traffic, but now this 'phenomena' is explained and what's more, it seems to be legal.

Distracted driving 'a leading cause of crashes' in SA

2016-05-12 08:24

'Texting and driving, as well as other forms of distractions on the road, can be every bit as hazardous on our roads,' reports Netcare. We list 7 of the worst in-car distractions in SA.

Should school uniforms have reflective strips?

2016-04-28 13:20

Many of us have had near misses, braking suddenly when a school child runs in front of our car. Kim Norton is thinking of solutions to help protect our small children.

'Don't play and drive' - How to play Pokémon GO safely

Following a series of crashes caused by drivers playing Pokémon GO behind the wheel, a US police department posted this road safety guide. WARNING: It's cheesy in the extreme.

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AA: 'Road safety is literally in your hands'

2016-07-13 07:48

'We wish to remind all motorists that their, their passengers lives and the lives of other road users, are literally in their hands,' says the Automobile Association.

10 ways to prevent smash 'n grab incidents in SA

2016-07-06 12:38

Smash 'n grab attacks are an everyday occurrence on South African roads. We list tips on how motorists can be more cautious.

Tesla crash could hurt self-driving car future

2016-07-01 12:43

It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared - a driver was killed while driving his Tesla in 'autopilot' mode.

What?! Driver crashes after sliding on snail slime

2016-06-30 11:18

German police report that a driver lost control of his car due to slipping on a slimy trail left by a procession of snails on a highway. Is this the definition of a slow-moving hazard?

Can you legally tow a trailer? It's not that simple in SA

2016-06-15 08:51

As South African families take to our roads during the school holidays, many road users might not be aware that their current driving licence may not be legal to tow their holiday trailer.

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.

Crime in SA: This clip shows why you shouldn't leave your car unlocked

2016-05-18 09:36

'Crime is having a devastating effect on all road users,' says Arrive Alive in response to a video highlighting a common crime in SA - a vehicle stolen from a driveway. How often do you leave your car unlocked and unattended?

Grim Gauteng taxi crash stats: 3 months, 84 killed

2016-05-11 08:47

A total of 54 fatal mini-bus crashes, totalling 84 fatalities, were recorded in Gauteng during the first three months of 2016. The number of pedestrians killed is alarming.

Roadblocks in Cape Town: 'He who controls the road controls crime'

2016-04-28 06:57

'If we are doing effective control on the roads, a lot of other crimes will be under control,' says Alderman JP Smith, Cape Town's Mayoral Committee member for Safety and Security, regarding roadblocks in the Western Cape. Do you agree?

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