ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

'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.

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.

Nissan, MasterDrive keep Miss SA safe on the road

2017-06-07 09:12

'Road accidents are still a leading cause of deaths in our country,' says Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, as she highlights the importance of safe driving on our roads.

Heavy storm to hit SA: Here's how motorists should prepare

2017-06-06 11:03

South Africans are set to experience a significant winter storm this week as heavy rain and strong winds are expected from Tuesday evening. Here are some important tips for your vehicle...

WATCH: SA driver's windscreen smashed by protesters while driving at night

2017-05-31 07:18

Unhappy protesters has been making their voices heard over the last couple of days with many taking to the South African highways to express their anger regarding service delivery.

How to avoid falling asleep behind the wheel

2017-05-29 13:04

According to traffic safety experts there are a number of tactics to help you stay awake behind the wheel.

Couple drives with passed out man on their car for 23km

2017-05-24 19:48

When police pulled over a couple and told them they had a body on their car, they thought it was a joke...until they got out to look.

'1 car hijacked every 32 minutes' in SA

2017-05-17 09:40

'Criminals study daily routines and use this known fact that we as South Africans have become complacent,' says Pro-Active SA's Ryno Schutte.

 

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.

Heavy storm batters Cape Town: Here's 12 items you'll need in an emergency

2017-06-08 07:30

A huge storm front is lashing South Africa, causing flooded roads and damage to vehicles. Here's a DIY emergency kit for your car.

Huge storm lashes Cape Town: 13 wet weather driving tips

2017-06-07 07:36

A huge cold front is affecting the Western Cape causing heavy rain, road closures and dangerous driving conditions. Here are 13 wet-weather driving tips.

Close call: 'Had I been texting this kid would have been hit for sure'

2017-06-05 08:35

Dash cam footage shows how close this motorist came to hitting a child with his bakkie while driving in a suburb.

The next step after speed governors in SA

2017-05-30 08:50

'Safely moving a goods vehicle around requires certain skills,' says MasterDrive as it calls more truck-driver training in SA.

Daydreaming and driving - how dangerous can it be?

2017-05-26 08:00

Work, home, kids to school... your daily driving routine can sometimes leave your mind free to wander but daydreaming behind the wheel can be dangerous, a new study reveals.

FIA worldwide road safety campaign launched in South Africa

2017-05-19 14:14

South Africa will become part of the first FIA/JCDecaux worldwide outdoor communication campaign dedicated to road safety.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

2017-05-15 08:47

New York lawmakers are considering a Breathalyzer of sorts to combat distracted driving from texting.

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