ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

How not to run a school child over in SA

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.

10 tips for dealing with glare on SA's roads

2016-04-27 10:57

While sunrises and sunsets may be spectacular, driving with the glare in your eyes can be dangerous. Here's 10 tips for dealing with glare on SA's road.

Everything you need to know about roadblocks

2016-04-19 12:33

If you are planning on taking a trip during the upcoming public holidays, here's an “all you need to know” look at roadblocks.

Safety shock tactics for SA: Users respond

2016-03-23 10:28

'I am guilty of not wearing a seatbelt but never again after seeing that ad', 'Drunk drivers don't respond to polite requests', Wheels24 users respond to a shocking SA road safety campaign.

Jozi cops filmed 'abusing' driver: Do you know your rights in SA?

2016-03-16 08:42

'The latest video depicting JMPD officers abusing a motorist to go viral demonstrates the urgent need for proper training and discipline,' says the Justice Project South Africa.

Festive season road deaths: SA figures ‘deeply worrying'

2016-01-12 18:36

The Automobile Association said the SA holiday season road death figures are alarming and calls for 'concerted intervention to address the problem of road safety in our country'.

Vigilante 'traffic cop' files 50 000 complaints against bad drivers

2016-01-06 12:01

A German vigilante has taken it upon himself to police traffic by filling 5000 complaints against road users in 2015. In total he has filed 50 000 complaints since 2006!

What a year! Wheels24's top stories for 2015

2015-12-28 11:02

From Clive Naidoo's bizarre altercation with a metro policewoman to five new traffic laws government hopes to pass in SA... check out Wheels24's top 10 stories for 2015.

#SARoadTrip: Safe towing during the holidays

2015-12-14 11:32

Many of South Africans heading off on holidays will transporting a caravan, trailer or boat on our roads. Check out these top towing tips.

Pedestrians at risk during SA holiday period - EMS

2015-12-04 09:25

The Western Cape Emergency Medical Services asks road users to aware of pedestrians along national highways as millions of motorists take to SA's roads during the holiday period.

 

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?

Distracted driving in SA: 7 worst in-car distractions

2016-04-21 08:36

'When distracted, drivers’ reaction times are slower and they are much more prone to crash,' says the AA. We list the the most prevalent forms of in-car distractions on SA's roads.

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Awkward! This ad could curb texting while driving

The New Zealand transport agency has launched a campaign to curb texting and driving. The ad shows passengers offering 'a hand' to a law-breaking driver as they reach for their cellphone. Watch the hilarious reactions!

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US automakers to fit automatic brakes in cars by 2022

2016-03-18 08:26

US transportation officials and automakers say they've agreed to make automatic braking standard in nearly all cars by 2022.

Distracted driving in SA: Are you guilty?

2016-03-08 09:45

Are you guilty of texting while driving? The National Roads and Motorists Association says drivers who regularly send text messages spend up to 400% more time with their eyes on their phone instead of the road.

Grim toll: Huge increase in SA road deaths

2016-01-12 12:33

The 2015/16 SA festive season saw an increase in the number of road fatalities and crashes with Transport Minister Dipuo Peters reporting a 14% increase in deaths.

Taxis, dodgy cops and 'drunk goggles': Top 10 SA car clips of 2015

2015-12-30 11:14

From the public trying to guess the price of a supercar to a cringe-worthy rally crash, check out Wheels24's top 10 South African videos of 2015.

One dead, 26 hurt as car crashes into Las Vegas Strip

2015-12-21 09:22

'The vehicle was a bowling ball and the human bodies were like pins'... one person was killed and 26 were injured when a driver rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip.

7 SA driving personalities: What's yours?

2015-12-07 11:38

From The Teacher to The Punisher, researchers found seven driving personalities that frequently manifest themselves on our roads. What's yours?

SA drivers not prepared for long trips - EMS

2015-12-04 08:20

'Drivers are not prepared for long trips on the road'... is one of the major concerns during the SA holiday period, reports the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services.

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