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MAP: These are the top 20 'killer roads in SA' - RTMC

2017-09-13 12:57

'The following are among routes identified as killer roads in South Africa,' says the RTMC as it lists 20 high-accident roads in SA.

Car modifications: What the law says in SA

2017-09-08 09:02

Stylish bodykits, lowering your ride... vehicle modifications can land you in hot water with the authorities. We list some important facts you should know about modifying your car.

New traffic laws for SA: Transport Minister Maswanganyi welcomes Aarto

2017-09-07 08:55

Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has welcomed the passing of the Aarto Amendment Bill. The bill paves the way for a driver points demerit system and an Appeals Tribunal to deal with traffic fines.

That was close! Right of way doesn't mean you're safe on the road

2017-09-05 07:56

A driver's dashcam captured footage of what could have been an horrendous crash as a truck ignores the rules of the road and nearly causes a huge accident.

WATCH: BMW on fire along N2 in Cape Town

2017-08-24 08:20

Footage has emerged of a BMW ablaze along Raapenberg Road on the N2 in Pinelands, Cape Town.

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.

 

These are the tough new safety tests automakers will have to pass - Euro NCAP

2017-09-13 08:30

Pedestrian and cyclist safety, child presence detection... these are some of the new, stringent Euro NCAP safety tests automakers will have to pass.

New traffic laws for SA: 7 top Aarto questions answered

2017-09-07 09:27

How will the points demerit system work? Is this another revenue-generator for traffic authorities? The Road Traffic Infringement Agency responds to the Aarto Amendment Bill.

Speeding garbage trolley caught at 60km/h: What the law says in SA

2017-09-06 17:00

Spotting a speeding garbage trolley travel along a local road at more than 60km/h is certainly an eye-opening experience but this practice is extremely dangerous to all road users.

SA children at risk: Overloading cars, bakkies and the law

2017-09-04 08:19

Current laws do not adequately address the dangers of overloading vehicles, writes Wheel Well's Peggie Mars, an organisation promoting road safety for children.

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.

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