ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAFFIC

Tipsy, Taxis, Trucks, Thoughtless drivers... 4 biggest problems with SA roads

2016-12-01 08:32

'Those who have ears to hear let them hear the cries of innocent lives being lost on our roads, through the selfish acts of more than a few drivers,' writes Ronnie Naidoo.

New road rules for SA: School bakkie transport explained

2016-11-16 08:41

New road rules for South Africa will affect the transport of school children on the back of bakkies. JPSA explains how the new rules will work.

Dear bikers on the N1 between PTA and JHB

2016-11-11 16:32

You guys always advertise, THINK BIKE and SAME ROAD, SAME RULES, but based on the behaviour of some bikers you don't follow your own rules.

Car insurers: Distraction big factor in traffic death surge

2016-10-28 07:18

An auto insurance industry official says insurers believe distracted driving is a big factor behind the recent surge in traffic fatalities and injuries.

'Please shut up now!' This Durban policewoman takes no nonsense

2016-10-18 08:01

If you're driving an unlicenced, unroadworthy vehicle in SA it's best not to argue with the police. Watch as this driver films an altercation with a policewoman in Durban.

Vehicle impounding on the cards for SA offenders: Have your say...

2016-09-28 07:00

The Western Cape government proposes the impoundment of vehicles for serious road traffic offences, and to encourage road safety through education, promotion and research activities.

Passing 300+ cars in 7min: What it's like to ride to work in Nairobi

2016-09-20 08:06

A scooter rider reveals his daily commute to the office. He passes 300 cars and has a few nail-biting moments riding his trusty 'piki piki' in Nairobi, Kenya. Watch his video.

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WATCH: Reckless overtake leads to huge crash!

A dashcam captures the moment a driver attempts to pass a truck along the shoulder of the road. The reckless manoeuvre results in a huge crash into oncoming traffic.

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PICS: Outeniqua Pass closed after truck overturns

2016-08-26 10:36

The Outeniqua Pass has been closed to traffic after a truck overturned, resulting in a diesel and coal spill on the road.

Should you tip your Uber driver? Here's what to give them

2016-07-27 18:47

Should you tip an Uber driver? What is an appropriate amount? The rise of on-demand apps and cashless services are raising questions regarding tipping for services.

 

Need to renew your car licence? Western Cape drivers will be paying more

2016-11-21 12:52

Driver’s renewing their vehicle licence in the Western Cape will have to pay more as proposed fee increases have been published in a Provincial Government gazette.

Aarto system is failing, councillors say

2016-11-13 13:25

Councillors from the Cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane want to be released from the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences, Parliament has heard.

Why should we sit in rush-hour traffic?

2016-11-06 06:18

For someone who lives 10 minutes away from the office, driving from Johannesburg to Pretoria at 6pm was a shock to the system.

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Wake up! Driver 'falls asleep' in traffic, performs epic burnout

This driver reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel of his bakkie and performed an impromptu burnout in traffic. Watch as bystanders and motorists attempt to wake him up.

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Here's how long Capetonians have to endure horrific N2 traffic

2016-10-10 13:30

Good progress is being made to rehabilitate a 7km portion of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300 in Cape Town.

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WATCH: North West traffic cops jam to Mandoza's Nkalakatha

Watch as two traffic officers celebrate the late kwaito star.

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'Calm down!' Gauteng driver goes ballistic when confronted about driving

2016-09-08 13:35

These three Gauteng drivers handle a road-rage altercation without it escalating into violence. We find out what the law says about filming road rage in SA.

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Watch: How we can make traffic disappear

Have you ever been stuck in traffic only for the hold-up to have inexplicably vanished? This video address 'phantom intersections' and shares a simple solution for reducing traffic.

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Traffic deaths increase in cities that turn off red-light cameras

2016-07-28 07:07

Many people hate red-light cameras, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.

'Don't play Pokemon GO and drive' - AA warns SA motorists

2016-07-27 14:02

'The need for Pokemon Go players to be completely engaged with their screens, is cause for concern,' says the Automobile Association as it joins local and international road safety campaigners.

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