ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

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'.

Is public transport safe for women?

2015-08-06 11:34

Women around the world are plagued by sexual, verbal and physical harassment on public transport systems, is there a solution?

SuperSeat sneers at thugs and bullets

2015-07-30 08:44

Italian cops are about to get bulletproof supercars that sneer at high-velocity bullets and hurled rocks. Just what we need in SA! VIDEO

Is your child safe on the playground?

2015-07-16 13:15

4 tips to ensure that safety is always a priority on the playground.

5 sick day activities

2015-06-15 14:54

Great tips on how to keep your sick kids occupied while they're home from school.

Crash warning systems: Must be standard

2015-06-09 09:08

A US safety board wants systems that prevent rear-end collisions to be standard in new cars. Is this a good idea or could it pose a platform for defective systems to be more of a risk?

Should stick figure family decals be banned?

2015-06-04 10:38

Has society become far too paranoid or is your family really in danger?

How your heater can kill you

2015-05-27 10:54

A heater has caused a fire in a house in Eldorado Park. How safe is the heater you are using?

 

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.

Taking back our roads: 'Safe N2 Project' in action

2015-08-14 11:50

Recent crimes and the tragic death of a police officer on the N2 in the Western Cape has sparked a community initiative, the Safe N2 Project, to combat violence on our roads.

Uber war hits Mexico: Drivers, cars attacked

2015-07-30 12:55

The international war being waged against Uber car service drivers has spread to Mexico with cars being stoned and clubbed.

Here's the car-seat every mom and dad needs

2015-07-29 14:39

Volvo has come up with the perfect car-seat for every parent. This concept seat can swivel for easier access and a happier baby!

Heavily pregnant? You might want to read this before planning that getaway

2015-07-02 15:51

Need to get away for a bit during your pregnancy? Read this to see if you can.

How the govt plans to halt overloading

2015-06-10 13:58

In this ARRIVE ALIVE feature we look at the dangers of vehicle overloading and the risks it poses to you and your fellow road users.

Defensive Driving - how to keep yourself safe

2015-06-05 10:07

Load shedding has thrown another spanner in the works for South African motorists, but is defensive driving the key way to ensuring a safe path on our (dark) roads?

Uber embroiled in yet another sexual assault drama

2015-06-02 10:58

Yet another Uber taxi driver in India has been accused of sexual assault.

How prepared are you for the sex talk?

2015-05-26 14:14

Children of today seem to be discovering information about sex from a much younger age.

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