ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

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'...

10 holiday checks we never think of

2015-06-10 08:41

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

Boy run over by out-of-control car [WATCH]

2015-06-03 09:15

US: Child ends up under car that drives over him in terrifying accident.

US biker deaths down: What's the secret?

2015-05-27 08:48

Motorcycle deaths are on track to decline for a second year in the US thanks to a so far - on bikes - little-used road safety accessory.

SA's new road rules: What YOU say...

2015-05-15 07:44

'Cutting speed limits won't stop crashes. Cutting bad driving will.' It's just one of dozens of readers' replies to proposed SA road rules.

Botched U-turn ends in bus crash

2015-05-11 11:15

Surveillance footage captured a bus driver losing control while performing a U-turn. The bus driver and passengers were flung from their seats!

SA's 'ticking time bomb' of vehicle crime

2015-05-07 11:35

The global CFO of Cartrack Holdings, JOHN EDMESTON, gives a scary forecast for social conditions and escalating vehicle crime in SA.

Ignition switch recall: Lawsuits still haunt GM

2015-04-24 11:11

Recall lawsuits, high costs... General Motors' recall of 36 million vehicles in 2014 continue to haunt the company. The company is facing more than 100 lawsuits...

Heavy truck restrictions 'meaningless'

2015-04-20 08:58

Transport minister Dipuo Peters 'must revisit professional driving permit requirements and qualifications rather than impose meaningless travel restriction times', writes Wheels24 reader SHERMAN AMOS.

 

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.

SA's distracted drivers: Texting killers?

2015-06-08 10:08

'I'll wait for you at the top of UR road', is one of several controversial messages in a new campaign directed at SA's distracted drivers. Are they effective? Judge for yourself...

Child running across road struck by car [VIDEO]

2015-05-28 09:06

This kid was lucky to avoid serious injury after running into the path of a vehicle.

WATCH: W Cape govt responds to new SA road rules

2015-05-18 08:35

The National Department of Transport has drafted a series of new road regulations. Siphesihle Dube, spokesperson for the Western Cape MEC of transport responds...

New SA road rules: 20km/h speed cuts

2015-05-14 07:08

Reducing speed limits and 'drivers to be re-evaluated when renewing licences' are just two of the latest draft regulations intended to curb road deaths in SA.

Mom's driving-school dream come true

2015-05-08 09:10

Pennie Alexander helped her daughter to drive again after a car crash - then went on to open a chain of very special driving schools.

Crash SOS! EU wants auto eCall for cars

2015-04-29 11:22

New vehicles in Europe will, from 2018, have to carry a device to call rescue services automatically after a crash. See how it works!

Drivers want cheaper safety tech - study

2015-04-23 07:47

Safety features rank high in a study of drivers' preferred technology but costs are still high and there is a limit to how much drivers will pay.

Unroadworthy vehicles a 'huge problem' in SA

2015-04-17 13:06

The presence of unroadworthy vehicles and unlicensed drivers, as well as the failure of the traffic police are the main culprits of road carnage, writes Wheels24 reader DAVE THOMPSON.

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