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'Scary reality for commuters' - Street mechanic fixes Cape Town taxi on the road

2017-09-13 09:42

A video has surfaced of a man fixing a Cape Town taxi's engine in the middle of a street, for a quick repair on the engine before it heads off for more trips.

WATCH: See which cars pass the latest round of Euro crash tests

2017-09-07 12:14

Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for nine new cars including the Ford Fiesta, Mazda CX-5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet.

How to answer the car seat elitists

2017-08-30 15:25

What do you do when you're told that the car seat you've chosen for your child is not the best?

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes - study

2017-08-23 08:40

Researchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are significantly reducing crashes.

Do's and don'ts: Top driving tips to avoid vehicle crime in SA

2017-08-11 07:20

Criminals can regard women as easier targets, especially when driving alone on our roads. Carmen Jacobs picked the brain of Arrive Alive's Johan Jonck on tips to help women safeguard themselves.

WATCH: Ford's best-selling Mustang gets 3 stars in crash tests

2017-07-06 13:34

Ford has improved the safety of its muscle car as the best-selling Mustang earns a three-star rating in the latest EuroNCAP vehicle safety tests. Watch how the Mustang performs in crash tests.

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.

 

WATCH: Teens admit to texting while driving

2017-09-13 09:40

Teens admit to texting while driving but quickly change their responses after realizing the consequences of their actions.

So Nissan's braking-tech will stop you from getting 'slapped' by passengers?

2017-08-31 09:55

'Could you braking be painful to your passengers?' asks Nissan in a new video highlighting the automaker's braking-technology, which could prevent you from being slapped by your passengers...

How to choose a car seat

2017-08-28 12:21

A car seat is one of the non-negotiable items to get when you have a baby. Here's how to choose the best one for your baby.

F1 halo safety rules 'too late' for 2018?

2017-08-22 12:01

F1 engineers are worried the precise regulations for 'Halo' are arriving too late for 2018.

Tesla driver recants, says autopilot not to blame for crash

2017-07-18 09:30

A Tesla driver says his car's partially self-driving autopilot system wasn't responsible for a crash in Minnesota, despite what he initially told investigators.

Is that a 'skin gun'? 3 cool emergency vehicles of the future

2017-07-06 09:04

Transforming ambulances, turbo-jet fire engines, a 'skin-spraying gun'... here's what emergency vehicles could look like in the future.

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.

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