ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

‘Forced to live in fear’

2016-04-19 10:36

Residents across many Pietermaritzburg suburbs say they are living in fear in the darkness that envelops their areas at night.

Alonso's horror Oz GP crash opens up 'halo' debate

2016-03-23 10:21

The controversial 'halo' concept is once again a talking point in F1 circles, following McLaren driver Fernando Alonso's huge crash in Australia.

Car-jamming in SA: More victims speak out

2016-02-12 09:13

'This has happened to me twice', 'it's just such an awful experience', 'it's a losing battle for us'... Wheels24 users share more shocking car-jamming experiences in SA.

Africa tourism industry slams US travel alerts

2015-12-07 12:25

Africa’s tourism industry has reacted with dismay to a “worldwide” travel alert by the US State Department, warning of needless lost revenue for low-risk destinations.

WATCH: Child car seats - All you need to know

2015-11-19 07:12

Can you be fined for not having a child car seat? How do I install them in my car? We answer 15 important things you should know about car-seat safety...

5 apps that could save your life

2015-09-22 15:25

These five free apps can help keep you safe wherever you are.

Lewis: 'Too much pressure could be disaster'

2015-09-04 08:01

After the Belgian tyre blow-out saga two weeks ago, Pirelli now has a solution. But Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton foresees disaster.

Doctor blasts F1 medical team...again

2015-09-02 08:55

Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein has continued his attack on his successor, Jean-Charles Piette, claiming the doctor is "not suitably trained for the job".

SA's red-light skippers: 'Reckless and dangerous'

2015-08-21 15:18

Is there ever a good reason to skip a red light? Western Cape EMS spokesperson Robert Daniels says: 'If you see someone approaching your vehicle, by all means go!'

Reader: SA drivers' bad traffic behaviour

2015-08-19 08:13

'In this country, you choose which road rules you will obey and which you won't' writes Wheels24 reader Gail Jones, who weighs in on SA's unruly drivers.

 

10 things you need to ask about your child’s after-school care

2016-04-18 13:41

Because aftercare shouldn’t be an afterthought.

Volvo's "safety first" strategy pays off

2016-03-09 13:30

The all-new Volvo XC90 has won the coveted 2016 Wesbank/SAGJM car of the Year award, making it the second Volvo to receive the accolade.

Worried about crime? Here’s how to keep yourself and your home safe

2015-12-30 00:00

Crime is never, ever the victim’s fault, but these tips could help you do your best to avoid an incident.

Wakey-wakey, parents!

2015-12-03 11:55

This is how easy it is for paedophiles.

Safely using your seatbelt: What you should know

2015-11-11 14:09

Seatbelts are not just a matter of buckling up nor is it a substitute for an airbag. Here's all you need to know about this safety feature.

Here's how the W Cape plans to reduce crime along the N2

2015-09-18 10:25

From improved patrols to CCTV monitoring, the Western Cape highlights ways it will combat crime along the N2. Will it be enough?

Volvo's XC90 scoops five star safety rating

2015-09-03 09:48

The recently launched Volvo XC90 has been awarded five stars and achieved top ratings in the 2015 Euro Ncap tests.

Stranded without fuel? It happens to thousands

2015-08-31 10:35

Have you ever run of fuel on the road? An insurance firm reveals nearly 900 000 drivers are left stranded with empty fuel tanks each year.

Driving in heels? More dangerous than you think

2015-08-21 07:56

Do you drive in heels or flip-flops? Oh dear... Find out just how dangerous this can be.

WCape carnage: 7 months, 348 pedestrians killed

2015-08-17 11:55

The Western Cape reports 742 road deaths since January, more than 300 were pedestrians. The province has launched a new campaign - 'It won’t kill you to slow down'.

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