ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

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.

SA is world's worst drunk-driving country

2015-12-01 15:47

South Africa tops the list of drunk-driving related deaths in the world, reports the World Health Organisation.

9 road safety lessons the government has learned

2015-11-23 13:54

'Traffic policing to be more educational towards road users,' is one of many lessons the national transport department has 'learned' at the 2015 Global Road Safety conference.

AA calls on govt to curb drunk driving in SA

2015-11-20 15:30

'A nationwide strategy for enforcement is needed,' says the Automobile Association as it calls on government to curb drunk driving in South Africa.

WATCH: Top 5 defensive driving tips for SA

2015-11-17 09:40

'Sometimes the best way to defend yourself against danger is to avoid confrontation altogether,' writes Arrive Alive editor, Johan Jonck, who shares his top defensive driving tips.

New car licence rules for SA: Angry users respond

2015-11-03 09:21

'This is a ploy to get you to pay e-tolls', 'what happens if your proof of residence is in your late father's name?' are some user responses to South Africa's new licence disc rules.

 

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.

Panic attacks: How to overcome a fear of driving

2015-12-01 10:17

Driving phobias are not rare and 'around 90% of my patients suffer panic attacks while at the wheel,' says Alexandra Baerike, psychologist and driving instructor.

WATCH: Even 'Red Riding Hood' can't cross Cape Town streets

2015-11-23 09:30

The city of Cape Town has turned to street performers to curb pedestrian deaths. 'Streetiquette' will be performed at busy traffic intersections in the city!

New road rules for SA: 5 laws Govt want to pass

2015-11-19 08:15

Reduced speed limits, heavy vehicles to be banned during rush hour... are some of the new road rules proposed for South Africa. We list 5 new laws government hopes to pass.

Road trip: Top 10 holiday tips

2015-11-11 14:09

The holidays are on the horizon and families will be on the road. We have 10 important checks you should do before saying 'bon voyage'.

Volvo's new tech to reduce kangaroo crashes in Oz

2015-10-30 10:07

Volvo's safety experts in Australia are studying the "roadside behaviour" of kangaroos to develop the first-ever detection technology for the marsupials.

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