ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAFFIC

Find out where drivers spend 42hrs yearly in traffic

2015-08-26 11:22

Being stuck in traffic affects millions of road users globally. Find out which country could see you spending the equivalent of two days in traffic a year!

Cold, rainy weekend ahead

2015-07-24 08:23

The South African Weather Service has said to expect cold conditions throughout the country, with rainfall expected over most provinces.

Truck crash causes traffic nightmare on Cape Town highway

2015-07-17 14:36

A truck crash on the N2 highway leaving Cape Town's CBD has caused a major traffic back-up.

Sanral on Cape tolls: 'City exaggerating'

2015-06-01 13:47

'The City of Cape Town is exaggerating the effect of toll roads on road users,' asserts Sanral's Vusi Mona. It's just 'delaying tactics'...

Rush-hour truck restrictions on way for SA

2015-04-15 15:45

In a move likely to hearten drivers and anger freight companies, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said her department is proposing restrictions for goods vehicles on public roads. The SA Road and Freight Association responds...

Traffic cop held in Vaal for taking bribe

2015-04-03 13:11

A traffic officer has been arrested for allegedly stopping motorists and demanding bribes in the Emfuleni municipality, in the Vaal, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said.

Durban sinkhole gridlocks city

2015-04-02 15:58

eThekwini municipal engineers are attending to a sinkhole that has caused the collapse of an intersection in Musgrave, Durban.

Safety paramount on N3 over Easter

2015-03-31 11:27

The N3 Toll Concession and emergency services are already on duty to handle emergencies and keep Easter traffic flowing between Gauteng and Durban. Give them a wave...!

Put traffic cops back on streets - survey

2015-03-18 10:26

Improved driver training, properly funded traffic police... a survey asked what single road-safety measure would be the most effective in curbing deaths? See the results...

Is it election year! Parking reform in UK

2015-03-09 14:23

'We're ending war on drivers,' says British communities secretary Eric Pickles as new laws help curb over-zealous parking marshal in England.

 

Street-walking

2015-08-11 07:51

Mandi Smallhorne is looking for somewhere safe to walk, much like in Gangnam, Seoul, or Vienna.

Traffic needs more staff

2015-07-23 11:16

THE Msunduzi mayor has revealed it will take almost three years before the city’s traffic department’s capacity can adequately police the number of roads users in the city.

12 879 vehicles screened at weekend roadblocks in Western Cape

2015-06-15 13:17

Traffic services in the Western Cape have screened 12 879 vehicles in a road safety campaign at the weekend, the provincial Department of Transport and Public Works says.

Protesters block traffic in Diepkloof

2015-05-04 06:32

Protesters on Chris Hani Road near the N12 in Diepkloof have been obstructing traffic getting out of Soweto, Johannesburg metro police say.

Heavy Easter traffic expected on N3 as motorists return home

2015-04-05 21:35

High traffic volumes are expected on the N3 toll route as motorists head back towards Gauteng after the Easter weekend.

Motorists behaving better

2015-04-03 12:11

Motorists are behaving better on the roads this year, says the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

8 tips to keep your trip safe for Easter

2015-04-01 09:25

Easter sees thousands of South Africans on the roads - and an elevated death toll - so the AA has listed eight top tips to help you survive the holiday.

SA's latest top speeders - guess how fast?

2015-03-23 07:56

'Testing a new toy', 'dropping a sibling at soccer practice'. Just two of the excuses from speeders in Gauteng. Wait until you find out how fast they were going...

Gun, bribe bid: 22 up for drunk driving

2015-03-10 08:23

22 drivers were arrested for speeding in Jozi over the weekend - one even pulling a gun on a cop then offering a R100 bribe. Cheapskate!

Blue-lights cop kicking driver's door?

2015-02-12 12:51

A Wheels24 reader sent us a video apparently showing an official, part of a 'blue lights' convoy, kicking the door of a private car in Gauteng. Watch the clip and decide for yourself!

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