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Botched car marketing: Disabled bays switched for 'Lexus Only' parking

2017-08-23 11:01

A botched marketing campaign has landed a Canadian airport in hot water; organisers switched bays for disabled travellers and reserved them for Lexus customers.

Cold snap grips SA: How to drive in ice and snow

2017-08-18 07:52

Heavy snowfall blanketed parts of South Africa as a cold snap continues to grip the country. Here's are how to drive in ice and snow affected roads.

4 killed in car crash didn't use seatbelts; 2 survivors did

2017-08-08 09:45

Police say four people killed in a Vermont car crash weren't wearing seatbelts but two people in a pickup truck they hit head on were wearing seatbelts and survived.

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

2017-07-27 07:23

A California teenager has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram.

Reckless driver sentenced to 2 yrs or R10 000 fine: 'Strong message' for SA?

2017-07-25 08:39

The RTMC has welcomed the sentencing of a driver in SA - he was sentenced to two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000. SA road safety organisations respond...

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...

 

Another cold front hits SA: Your wet-weather driving guide

2017-08-22 12:28

South Africans are set to experience a significant winter storm this week as heavy rain, strong winds and some snow are expected. Here are some important tips for driving in wet weather...

SA motorists need to 'prepare for cold snap' - warns AA

2017-08-16 09:02

Heavy rain, and possibly snow, will affect large parts of the country this week as a cold front hits SA. The expected cold snap could cause major disruptions to traffic.

'1.25 million people killed in crashes annually' - 7 top road safety tips

2017-08-04 08:26

Driver attitude and defensive driving can have a huge effect on road safety. Here are top safety tips all motorists should follow.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to bust drivers: Would this work in SA?

2017-07-26 07:53

US police are set to study the use of a device known as the 'textalyzer' that would allow officers to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving. Would this work in SA?

Be safe on the roads before schools re-open – AA

2017-07-22 07:00

As the July school holidays draw to a close, the Automobile Association (AA) urges all drivers to be extra vigilant on the country’s roads, as they make their way home.

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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.

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