ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

Study: Most drivers, not just young, are taking risks

2017-02-15 12:24

Young drivers aren't the only ones behaving badly on the roads, a trend that could be contributing to a spike in highway deaths.

Hijacking hotspots: Most targeted cars, bakkies in SA

2017-02-13 08:30

Crime stats reveal which vehicles are most targeted by criminals in South Africa. Your car or bakkie could be on the hit-list...

Alert driver shoots back at hijackers: 13 life-saving tips

2017-01-31 09:37

Watch as a potential victim turns the tables on hijackers by fighting back.

Safety advocates fear truck speed limiter rule could stall

2016-12-20 09:36

Highway safety advocates are worried that a government rule that would electronically limit speeds of tractor-trailers could be scuttled or ignored by the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Only 8% of motorists feel safe on SA roads over festive period - AA

2016-12-14 10:30

Drunk driving is the biggest problem on South Africa's roads according to 62% of motorists who answered a poll conducted by the Automobile Association of South Africa.

Road safety: Why motorists should consider truck drivers this festive season

2016-12-13 14:12

With the festive already in full swing, the ill-calculated actions of impatient motorists could have deadly consequences for road users.

Finally! New SA road rules: 20km/h speed-limit reduction?

2016-12-01 07:27

Reduced speed limits, no children to be transported on bakkies... are some of the new road rules proposed for South Africa. We list new laws that could be passed.

POLL: Majority of Wheels24 readers don't use second-hand tyres

2016-11-14 14:27

The majority of Wheels24 readers don't fit second-hand tyres to their vehicles according to a poll that garnered over 22 000 votes.

Car spotted towing a scooter in Cape Town: What the law says in SA

2016-11-07 11:17

South Africans are accustomed to witnessing crazy incidents on our roads with this latest clip no exception: a reader spotted a Mazda towing a scooter in Cape Town...

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WATCH: Progress of vehicle safety since the 1990's

This video not only highlights the safety gains made in the motoring industry, but also how lucky we are to still be alive...

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#Ingozi: So the Transport dept launched a road safety TV show

2017-02-14 09:10

The department of Transport has launched a TV series to promote road safety, it's called 'Ingozi'. Will the new show curb carnage on SA's roads?

WATCH: Woman spotted cycling on Joburg freeway - 7 safe-cycling tips

2017-02-01 12:21

A Johannesburg woman was filmed riding a bicycle without a helmet on the city's N3 freeway near Gillooly's Interchange in Bedfordview.

Road abusers netted over the New Year’s weekend

2017-01-03 10:34

More than 8 000 arrests were made on the roads nationwide this festive season according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).

Driving after 5 hours of sleep is akin to drunken driving - study

2016-12-14 17:30

In a time where many motorists are exhausted after a long year, and often sleep very little too due to festive season social activities, we look at why it's dangerous to drive after too little sleep.

Road safety: Cutting trucks off? Here's why it is extremely dangerous

2016-12-14 09:30

Overtaking a truck needs to be done with caution. If not, it can have deadly consequences.

‘Huge steps made in reducing accidents’

2016-12-02 10:18

The taxi industry in KwaZulu-Natal believes major strides have been made in the province’s roads to reduce the number of horrendous taxi accidents.

Quick-thinking driver avoids hijack: Here's how you can protect yourself

2016-11-23 10:17

A quick-thinking driver in Durban avoided a possible hijack/armed robbery in his driver. We list ways you can protect yourself from criminals on our roads.

WATCH: Jozi bakkie driver towing a trailer that only has one wheel!

2016-11-08 12:17

Footage of a bakkie towing a trailer with a missing wheel was sent to us by a concerned reader, have you seen anything crazier on South African roads?

Which city has the worst potholes in SA? More than 18 000 respond

2016-11-07 08:22

Which major SA city do you think has the worst potholes? More than 18 000 readers name the worst offender...

Crashes cost SA billions a year: Here's where the money goes

2016-11-01 11:32

Car crashes cost South African nearly R100-billion. We look at where the money has been spent and which factors take the greatest financial toll locally.

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