ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

Flying secure but govts must step up to the plate - Iata

2016-12-08 16:50

Fying is safe but not accident-free and governments can and must do more to keep terrorists away from airports and aircraft, says Iata CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

Car booster seats for kids are getting better - study

2016-11-17 13:51

Companies that make child booster seats for vehicles are getting better at designing them to protect kids, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said on Thursday.

Safety boost for Toyota's Avanza MPV

2016-10-17 07:56

The Toyota Avanza-range is bolstered by a series of safety upgrades that includes Vehicle Stability Control and ABS.

The dangers of distracted parenting

2016-09-26 14:23

Here are 8 ways to help prevent accidents as a result of distracted parenting.

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Life-saving tech: World's first airbag for cyclists

This ingenious design could save thousands of lives, watch the world's first airbag for cyclists in action.

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Why South Africans are seeking 2nd passport

2016-09-05 18:33

A concern about safety and security is usually the most important reason South Africans give when embarking on an overseas citizenship programme.

Global car security risk: VW responds

2016-08-12 11:29

'The bar for theft prevention is constantly being raised but ultimately there is no 100% guarantee for security,' writes Volkswagen in response to a global security flaw affecting millions of vehicles.

Big vote on implementation of 'Halo' F1 device

2016-07-28 13:12

Formula 1 looks set for a showdown between Bernie Ecclestone and the FIA over the introduction of the 'Halo' cockpit protection system for 2017.

5 tips on how to use Pokémon GO safely

2016-07-20 14:28

Kids everywhere are obsessed with the new Pokémon game. Here are ways to keep them safe while they're out there becoming PokéMasters.

Tesla hits more speed bumps in race to conquer car market

2016-07-06 09:55

Tesla Motors' goal of shaking-up the automobile industry has hit a fresh speed bump as disappointing car production suggests a longer wait before it reaches profitability.

 

Reader's 5 biggest problems with taxis in Durban

2016-11-22 06:57

'I understand that for the drivers and owners of taxis it is their livelihood but how can we compromise on safety?' writes a concerned reader about road safety in Durban.

Trucks at risk in SA: 'One spill could bankrupt a transport company'

2016-10-27 14:29

Companies transporting potentially hazardous materials in South Africa could be held liable for damages long after an incident.

Don't slam the door or this Nissan's airbags might inflate?

2016-10-05 07:08

The US government is investigating complaints that side airbags on some Nissan Versa cars can inflate if the driver or passenger doors are slammed too hard.

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Gang culture in schools not an easy problem to solve - Education MEC

Pupils handed the results of a social audit on conditions at schools in the Western Cape to government officials on Tuesday, along with a list of demands. News24 spoke to Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schafer. Watch.

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When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the world

2016-09-07 09:55

Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars.

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WATCH: 110 years of racing helmets squeezed into 144 seconds

From the early days of the soft shell helmets to today’s hard shell designs, the racing helmet has evolved to keep pace throughout history. The list features helmets worn by great drivers like Jim Clark and Emerson Fittipaldi.

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WATCH: Can you drive without seeing through your car's windows?

2016-07-29 09:13

Spanish automaker SEAT posed the following question to volunteers: Is it possible to drive around with all your windows covered up? Watch the video to find out...

Safety at risk after Rosberg 'ignores' yellow flags?

2016-07-25 06:40

Lewis Hamilton said stewards at the Hungarian Grand Prix sent the wrong message about yellow warning flags abuse by failing to penalise Nico Rosberg.

#CarseatFullstop campaigning for change

2016-07-13 13:58

Every child in a car seat every time no matter what. No ifs or buts.

Stranded without fuel? It happens to thousands

2016-07-05 08:59

Every year nearly thousands of drivers run out of fuel on our roads. We list what South Africans do to avoid being stranded.

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