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.

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.

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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SA taxi driver meets his match, an oke in a bakkie

This taxi driver forces his way through traffic but comes up short against a bakkie driver.

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Would you tip your Uber driver? More than 6000 South Africans say NO

2016-08-04 11:22

Would you tip your Uber driver if it was an option? Our homepage poll garnered more than 16 710 votes. Here are the results...


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.

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.

Uber gives riders a preview of driverless future

2016-09-15 06:41

Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own.

Uber dominates as most popular taxi app in 108 countries

2016-08-24 15:15

As the battle for the world's ride-hailing customers heats up, here's one statistic to consider: Uber is now the most used taxi app in 108 countries.

Bad driving in SA: 4 clips that reveal reckless drivers

2016-07-29 07:27

'I will keep on posting for as long as I work in Illovo,' says Wheels24 user Dewald Luce as he captures reckless drivers in action. Check out Luce's four shocking videos!

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