ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

Are fidget spinners safe for your kids?

2017-06-21 14:24

Independent testing of the must-have toy prompts sensible safety precautions.

New car seat safety harness in SA 'could be harmful' - Wheel Well

2017-06-05 07:30

'When it comes to child car safety, the correct child car seat can seem extremely expensive and some parents may be tempted to choose a cheaper alternative,' says Wheel Well's Pennie Mars as she warns of a new product available in SA.

Here's what happens when a Lego Porsche 911 crashes into a wall at high speed

2017-05-24 10:03

What happens if a Lego Porsche 911 crashes into a wall? Find out in this slow motion video.

Uber launches new safety feature for SA

2017-03-22 11:09

Cab-hailing service Uber has introduced Real-Time ID check to South Africa, a feature prompts Uber driver-partners to share a selfie from time to time before going online.

Would you leave your baby alone in a hotel room?

2017-03-20 14:21

This latest incident has parents divided once again.

Mosquito nets, chests and other dangers lurking in your home

2017-02-03 11:18

Watch out for these everyday household items.

How to choose appropriate toys

2016-12-19 11:12

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s important that you choose toys that are safe for your children.

US government: Takata airbag recalls to cover 42-million cars

2016-12-12 09:45

US regulators government said automakers aren't doing enough to contact owners of affected vehicles, with around 42-million vehicles set to be recalled with potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.

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.

 

New SA-bound XC60: Here's how pedestrian detection could save lives

2017-06-09 09:47

'Sometimes the moments that never happen, matter the most,' says Volvo as it highlights its pedestrian detection technology, fitted to its new SA-bound XC60, in this eye-opening clip.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-05-26 14:31

General Motors ceasing local manufacturing, the importance of dashcams in your car, and VW gives the Up! a GTI badge... Wheels24 takes a look at some of the most interesting motoring news stories this week.

BMW's 5 Series works 5-star safety magic

2017-04-12 13:09

BMW's new 5 Series recieved a perfect five-star safety rating from the car safety rating agency Euro NCAP.

Bakkie prank gone wrong: Parents charged with child endangement

2017-03-21 06:02

Parents of YouTube sensation Rocco have been charged with child endangerment after driving around with their 8-year-old son floating in the rear of a bakkie filled with a million tiny plastic gel balls.

School taxi transporters make for better drivers than you - study

2017-03-07 09:53

South African school transport drivers appear to perform better than general motorists with regard to key driving performance indicators, according to a study.

7 ways to avoid beach sport injuries

2016-12-29 09:38

Being active on the beach during the holidays is fun and will keep you fit, but make sure you take the necessary precautions to avoid getting injured.

Named! The 10 safest cars on sale in the UK

2016-12-13 13:19

The top 10 safest cars in the United Kingdom were named by Thatcham Research, some cars on the list might surprise you.

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.

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