ARTICLES RELATING TO ROADS

Transport Dept pushes for '24-hour traffic law enforcement' in SA

2017-05-24 14:48

The Automobile Association has welcomed the positive development by the Department of Transport to declare traffic law enforcement an essential service.

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Past Easter-weekend death toll serves as safety reminder

Easter weekend sees heavy traffic flow with hours spent on the road and fluctuating death tolls. We look back at past stats.

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#Budget2017: SA fuel levy hike - here's how it will affect you

2017-02-23 10:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced fuel levy hikes in his Budget Speech. The Automobile Association believes the increases are 'cause for great concern'.

Sanral overpaid close to R10bn on Gauteng freeway upgrade - Outa

2017-02-06 11:30

Civil rights body Outa says Sanral has overpaid massively on its Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project.

Here's 6 of the best SA roads, spots we drove in 2016

2016-12-22 07:26

Here at Wheels24 we get to drive some pretty amazing roads in South Africa. The team shares some of their best spots and roads for the year.

Cape toll defeat: Sanral to mull new path

2016-09-22 16:23

Reacting to Sanral's latest defeat in the Cape Winelands toll saga, the agency says it will decide on a new course of action to address congestion and urban development.

Outa slams 'unworkable' e-toll rules for disabled discounts

2016-08-17 13:42

New e-toll regulations exempting disabled people may seem noble but are in fact meaningless because they are impractical and cumbersome, says civil rights body Outa.

Warning of heavy weather, dangerous roads along N3

2016-07-22 17:33

The South African Weather Services has warned motorists travelling to KwaZulu-Natal to take extra care as heavy weather is expected on sections along the N3 Toll route.

Gravel travel! Top 5 off-road routes in Southern Africa

2016-04-26 08:13

'Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that gravel roads pass through more scenic landscapes than some highways do,' writes Cyril Klopper who lists his top 5 gravel roads in Southern Africa.

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WATCH: Moment JMPD officer shoves driver

An eyewitness captures the moment a motorist is shoved by a JMPD officer. Another officer then asks the woman not to film discussions between the man and JMPD personnel.

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Why fake/replica wheels are a real problem

2017-05-10 11:18

Motorists can easily be tempted to purchase fake/replica or reproduction wheels due to cheap prices but these items can lack quality and put you at risk on the road.

10th largest road network! How many SA routes are paved, gravel?

2017-03-02 16:02

Sanral has published information on the country's 746 978km road network. Do you know how many of South Africa's roads are actually paved versus gravel?

Sanral strikes back: Scrapping Gauteng e-tolls not the solution

2017-02-06 17:44

Sanral said it will support a call by civil rights body Outa to probe collusion within the construction industry.

Court to decide if pothole caused accident

2017-02-03 10:20

The High Court in Pretoria will have to rule if a pothole led to a crash between two cars on a tarred road in Mpumalanga.

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WATCH: KZN truck driver's smokey dilemma

When a KwaZulu-Natal truck driver jumped out of his smoking vehicle, he had no idea the truck would start rolling down the highway. Watch...

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E-tolls collection firm no longer in SA hands

2016-08-17 16:30

The company collecting payments for Gauteng' controversial e-toll system is now fully owned by the Austrian conglomerate Kapsch.

Sanral appeals Winelands toll plan ruling

2016-08-17 08:33

Sanral has appealed a judgment in favour of the City of Cape Town over the right to toll the N1 and the N2 highways at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Motorists outraged over ‘shoddy work’ on PMB roads

2016-05-19 10:42

The poor road surface on some roads in Allandale has outraged motorists and residents who claim sub-standard workmanship is damaging their vehicles.

Sanral vs Outa: 'Row bad for Gauteng drivers'

2016-04-13 10:15

'The issues raised by Outa and the subsequent response by Sanral... is not the most immediate and pressing concern to South African motorists, especially those in Gauteng,' says the Automobile Association.

Alli's 'olive branch' to De Lille over Cape tolls

2015-08-27 14:45

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has written to the Cape Town mayor to ask for a 'win-win' solution because he believes citizens will be prejudiced by a delay in the project to upgrade roads.

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