ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

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.

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 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'...

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.

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