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Taxis in SA: 'Crossing the street has become life threatening' - reader

2017-06-27 10:34

I filmed a taxi going through the red lights', 'Crossing the street has become a life threatening activity,' Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on mini-bus taxis.

WATCH: 32 passengers crammed into a Cape Town mini-bus taxi

2017-06-19 14:06

A minibus taxi has been impounded after a run-in with the City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service. The driver's offence? Cramming 32 passengers into his vehicle.

#TaxiStrike: 'Avoid Jozi roads and stay calm' – AA

2017-06-15 09:15

'Motorists affected by the taxi strike and accompanying blockades, should avoid these areas at all costs,' says the Automobile Association. Here are 10 tips for dealing with protests on SA's roads.

New law on bakkie-taxis, 'a step in the right direction' - AA

2017-05-09 14:48

New laws that prohibit transporting children in the goods compartment of a vehicle, should be 'cautiously welcomed', says the Automobile Association.

Uber provisionally banned in Italy

2017-04-08 08:47

An Italian court banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported.

Reckless driving: 6 taxi drivers behaving badly

2017-02-23 07:42

Reckless, aggressive, inconsiderate ... Minibus taxi drivers are notorious for dangerous road behaviour in South Africa.

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WATCH: Smashed-up taxi spotted driving along a SA freeway

A taxi in horrendous condition has been spotted driving along a South African freeway.

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Good guy taxi driver: Spots €10 000 left in cab, returns cash to owner

2016-11-21 10:38

A Canadian tourist, who left a suitcase containing €10 000 in cash in a Barcelona taxi, has been reunited with his money thanks to an honest cab driver, police said.

Which major SA city has the worst taxi drivers? Readers respond...

2016-09-29 10:56

Reckless mini-bus taxi drivers are a sad reality of SA's roads. Find out which major province and city our readers believe has the 'worst taxi drivers'. Our polls garnered more than 52 000 votes!

7 ways mini-bus taxis make driving in Cape Town incredibly dangerous

2016-09-21 11:52

'A change in top traffic law management in the Western Cape is long overdue!' says Wheels24 reader Lawrence Swanson who shares his views on poor law enforcement in Cape Town.

 

WATCH: Car set on fire, sent reversing down Pretoria road

2017-06-27 08:48

A vehicle was set alight and two drivers were attacked on the streets of Sunnyside in Pretoria. Footage of the torched car has emerged.

#TaxiStrike: Transport Minister condemns Gauteng strike

2017-06-15 11:25

The Minister of Transport condemns the blocking of major roads in and around Johannesburg, Midrand and Pretoria by the members of SANTACO, reports the Transport Department.

This week's top 10 motoring stories

2017-05-19 13:10

It has largely been an informative week in the world of motoring, as Wheels24 reported on many exciting, and some shocking stories over the last seven days.

What a Quantum! Here's one SA mini-bus taxi you'll want to drive in

2017-04-10 09:07

How can a mini-bus taxi possibly be special? Well, this possibly is the only Quantum in South Africa with an R80 000 air-suspension and a 55" LED drop-screen. You have to see this taxi!

Worst traffic in SA, taxi drivers behaving badly... Top 10 SA motoring stories

2017-02-24 14:59

From the six worst congested cities in SA to clips of taxi drivers behaving badly... we list the top 10 SA motoring stories.

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WATCH: A beat up taxi; a traffic waterskier and a SANDF 'fail'

WATCH: A beat up taxi; a traffic waterskier and a SANDF 'fail'. Here are some of the strangest videos to surface this week so far...

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Cape Town warns against vehicle licence fraud

2017-01-30 14:44

Three arrests in recent weeks suggest that license disc tampering is on the rise in Cape Town.

Gauteng minibus taxis to accept cashless fares

2016-10-17 15:29

Digital payments of minibus taxi fares are set to be rolled out to the industry across Gauteng.

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WATCH: This horror taxi crash will make you rethink overtaking in SA

A dashcam captures the moment a reckless mini-bus taxi driver overtakes at speed, loses control and crashes into another taxi in SA. Both vehicles are wrecked in this horror crash.

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Taxis behaving badly in Cape Town: Why is this 'normal' behaviour?

Another day, another clip of taxi drivers disregarding the rules of the road in SA. Watch as taxi driver uses the BRT lane and skip a red light while another drives recklessly through an intersection in Cape Town.

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