ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

Your kids in a car seat. Full stop.

2016-08-19 16:01

We chat to the founder of #CarSeatFullStop about why strapping your child in is not optional.

15 top safety tips for cyclists, motorists in SA

2016-08-17 13:57

The AA urges cyclists and motorists to keep calm on the road and respect each other. Here are 15 top road-safety tips.

SA rolls out all-female traffic officer teams

2016-08-10 13:40

Female law enforcement officers are set to take over the streets of SA in August in an effort to improve road safety and raise awareness, reports Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Young drivers become careless during holidays - survey

2016-08-02 09:49

Car crashes are the leading cause of death among young people, with a higher proportion dying on roads during holidays, new research shows.

Satnav tells driver to turn around; car ends up almost vertical

2016-07-29 06:55

Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved too quickly in response to her satnav ordering her to 'turn around'.

Bad driving in SA: More shocking user videos, pics

2016-07-27 10:56

Wheels24 users are exposing reckless driving on South Africa's roads. We showcase more cringe-worthy clips and images of irresponsible road behaviour.

Bad driving in SA: Users' shocking videos

2016-07-26 07:55

Drunk driving, using a cellphone while driving and reckless behaviour... users share their shocking traffic videos captured on South African roads.

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'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.

 

SA car recalls: 4 reasons why there are so many unsafe vehicles on our roads

2016-08-18 13:36

'There are potentially millions of dangerous vehicles on our roads' says Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Why are there so many unsafe vehicles out there?

Learn Bongie's road safety dance!

2016-08-16 16:00

South Africa's road safety mascot, Bongie, the Buckle-up Buddy, is going around the nation's schools, teaching kids about road safety. Here's his little dance!

Car-nage: Music festival fire burns hundreds of cars

2016-08-04 12:16

The parking lot of an open-air music festival in Portugal resembles a vehicle graveyard after a wildfire gutted 422 cars. Warning - graphic vehicle destruction.

Bad driving: 'SA drivers most inconsiderate'

2016-08-01 09:54

'A culture of 'let's be safe and considerate' to other road users is absent in SA,' says Wheels24 reader PJ Laura as she shares her thoughts about inconsiderate drivers.

'Don't play Pokemon GO and drive' - AA warns SA motorists

2016-07-27 14:02

'The need for Pokemon Go players to be completely engaged with their screens, is cause for concern,' says the Automobile Association as it joins local and international road safety campaigners.

Tesla car was speeding at time of crash - investigators

2016-07-27 06:39

Investigators say the driver who was killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was speeding just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer.

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.

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