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'The world has gone mad' - Would a ban on new petrol, diesel cars work in SA?

2017-08-08 07:25

'The cost would be prohibitive', 'The world has gone mad', 'Government can't even get the Toyota Hi-Ace off our roads'... We asked readers whether a proposed ban on new petrol and diesel cars would work in SA.

#ThingsThatLedUsIntoARecession - memes

2017-06-12 13:24

Stats SA has announced earlier this month that South Africa has entered a technical recession, South Africans took to Twitter express their feelings in funny memes.

Reader's 11 ways to deal with taxis in SA

2017-05-18 08:42

"We have so many traffic regulations that are continually being violated on a second by second basis by incompetent and selfish drivers, and virtually nothing is done about it!," writes Wheels24 reader Patrick Benetti.

Harsher penalties for drunk drivers? More than 6500 say it won't make a difference

2017-04-28 08:46

We asked readers whether they believed harsh penalties would curb drunk driving in SA following the horrendous 2017 Easter weekend road death toll.

Ministers' lavish cars: 'There is no justification for this' - reader

2017-03-27 14:26

'There is no justification for this, we are simply being "screwed" by our government and that has become acceptable and normal,' says Wheels24 reader Arvin Tiluk about the ministers' cars.

Reader: 'Hijacking in SA - a car is not worth your life'

2016-05-11 07:26

'As I looked up I had two guns against my chest and another against my head,' Wheels24 reader Jacques Van Der Merwe shares a harrowing tale of a hijacking in South Africa.

Reader's 1975 Beetle rebuild

2015-07-17 09:10

Wheels24 reader Gerlach Claassen shared his VW Beetle five-year restoration project. Here's his story and pictures to boot.

Brian's Ford Cortina: Readers respond

2015-06-12 07:40

Wheels24 readers have rallied up some answers to help Brian Singh identify his Ford Cortina model.

SA roads: 'Bottlenecks a problem'

2015-04-20 09:05

'Problems such as bottlenecks and rising costs can have a huge effect on the road', says Wheels24 reader WIKUS VORSTER.

Car safety vs savings: Readers' answers will surprise you

2014-11-10 13:36

Nearly 19 000 readers participated in a News24 car safety poll. The majority were in favour of the "best protection" though alarmingly more than 7000 said choosing a safe vehicle depended on price.

 

'He should have gone straight to jail' - Readers respond to reckless driver's punishment

2017-07-31 08:39

'Punishment is meaningless if the jail sentence can be avoided by paying a fine,' Wheels24 readers respond to the sentencing of a reckless driver in SA - two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000.

Pros and cons of electric vehicles in SA - reader

2017-06-06 10:12

'I truly believe that electric cars are the future,' writes Dewald Carsterns as he lists the pros and cons of electric vehicles.

'Ford. Unbreakable bakkies!' - Reader clocks 2.2-million km in Ranger

2017-05-05 09:07

Wheels24 reader Sass Kloppers owns a Ford Ranger, and after clocking 2.2-million kilometres on his odometre earlier this week, his beloved bakkie came to a standstill - albeit just temporarily.

'No speed limits means motorists will pay attention to driving'

2017-04-18 08:37

'Speed is not a problem, its is made a problem in order to generate more income out of traffic fines,' writes Wheels24 reader JJ Smith about speed limits in SA.

Hijacking in SA: 'Quick thinking saved our lives!'

2016-05-11 09:54

'If it wasn’t for my husband’s quick thinking, the situation could have turned out a lot worse.' Wheels24 reader Susanna Nell shares her distrubing hijacking experience in SA.

Reader's 150 great pics: Silverstone Classics

2015-08-19 08:04

Wheels24 reader Trevor Noble shares 150 pictures from the 2015 Silverstone Classic Specials event held in England.

Reader's motorsport snaps: 83 great pics!

2015-07-03 18:45

Wheels24 reader and photographer TREVOR NOBLE got some cool shots at various events in Belgium, including a crazy crash scene...

Anybody help Brian with his XR6 identity?

2015-06-10 12:31

Wheels24 reader BRIAN SINGH needs some help identifying his Ford Cortina. Can you help?

Reader: SA needs a dash-cam law

2015-04-20 08:54

Wheels24 reader DAVE RANKIN suggests that a law should be passed which allows dashcam footage from civilians on the road to be used in court.

Reader: '50 Shades of...Audi?'

2014-09-19 08:50

Wheels24 reader NAZLI CARIEM found a new appreciation for cars, especially Audis, after reading the popular erotic novel '50 Shades of Gre'y.

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