ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

SA traffic video: Can you be arrested for being 'rude'?

2015-09-02 09:48

'Can you film a police officer? Can an officer arrest you for being rude?'... following Clive Naidoo's viral SA traffic video, we answer these questions and more.

Find out where drivers spend 42hrs yearly in traffic

2015-08-26 11:22

Being stuck in traffic affects millions of road users globally. Find out which country could see you spending the equivalent of two days in traffic a year!

SA motorbike crashes: Grim figures revealed

2015-08-24 09:38

Since January 2015, ER24 has attended to more than 1000 collisions involving motorbikes in South Africa.

These 10 anti-hijack tips could save your life

2015-07-30 14:15

From purchasing an electric gate to being vigilant on your way home... read our top tips for reducing your risk of being hijacked in SA.

New driving dangers: Selfies, video, TV

2015-07-23 07:43

Selfies, video calls, watching YouTube clips while driving... are just some of the 'new' driving dangers revealed in a study of road users.

Gone in 80 seconds: Van theft from Ford

2015-07-22 10:09

How long does it take to steal a car in Gauteng? CCTV video captured armed robbers stealing a Ford Transit from a dealer in just 80 seconds!

15 rules to PROPERLY navigate a circle

2015-07-21 08:11

Traffic circles - roundabouts - reduce vehicle conflict and improve traffic flow. Here are 15 simple tips on how to navigate a circle properly.

Road rage in SA: Readers share their stories

2015-07-15 08:28

'Too much ego on our roads', 'Seeing a taxi gives me urges to kill'... are some of our readers' responses to road rage in SA. Our poll reveals how many road users are likely to lose it on our roads!

N12 mist horror: Two killed in 65-car pile-up

2015-06-30 08:56

Two people have been killed in yet another huge N12 pile-up, this time involving over 60 cars, minibus taxis and trucks. The horror pile-up was captured on video!

5 vital tips on sharing road with bikers

2015-06-24 10:22

The safety of motorcyclists and respect on the road for other drivers is vital so... here are five tips to help you 'Think Bike'...

 

Would you bribe a traffic cop? More than 2000 would...

2015-08-27 11:20

Do you know what to do if you're arrested on the road? More than 7500 South Africans don't. Thousands said they'd 'bribe their way out'...

SA traffic offences: What to do if you're arrested

2015-08-26 07:53

Whether it's speeding or drunk driving, many traffic offences can land you in a jail cell. Read our guide on what to do if you're arrested.

Industry leaders: SA car insurance in crisis

2015-08-06 09:32

Leading experts from the South African transport industry are calling for huge changes in the vehicle insurance industry.

Watch: GM's new 'active safety' facility

2015-07-28 11:43

Auto braking, all-round cameras... GM's doing its bit to cut the 37 000-a-year death toll in the US. Watch the new test centre at work.

3-year-old boy’s first skateboard trick rocks!

2015-07-22 10:51

It’s never too soon to get your child to get enthusiastic about fun activities.

Now 2600 Ferraris in crash-bags recall

2015-07-21 14:01

Ferrari is the latest automaker affected by Takata's defective crash-bags. The sports car maker has recalled 2600 cars globally.

Hijacked in SA: 15 tips to save your life

2015-07-17 11:57

Shocked, disorientated, isolated from your family... hijacking is an all-too-prevalent horror on SA's roads. These top tips could save your life...

Road rage in SA: Are you a potential 'IED'?

2015-07-14 09:04

'Most psychiatrists call it Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED),' writes psychologist Jacques Van Zyl. You won't believe how many South African's suffer from road rage...

Freeway lane-hogger fined R18 000

2015-06-25 13:38

Lack of freeway lane discipline is common in SA - would you improve your road manners if, like this unfortunate, you were fined R18 000 for lane-hogging?

Wide-eyed! Fords can see around corners

2015-06-24 07:49

Imagine there was way to see around blind junctions? Ford is working with other automakers to develop cameras that can spot danger around corners.

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