ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

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.

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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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.

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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