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MAP: Hijacking hotspots - Joburg and Tshwane's worst crime areas

2017-11-17 12:24

Police crime stats show 8610 incidents of hijackings were reported in the past year. We list hijacking hotspots and worst vehicle crime areas for Johannesburg and Tshwane.

Typical taxi behaviour filmed in Gauteng: Top tips for changing lanes in SA

2017-11-14 10:29

Recklessly changing lanes is not only a source of much frustration on the road it can be a threat to the safety of all road users, as a taxi in Gauteng demonstrates. Here are top tips for changing lanes.

Motorcycles and poor driving habits: 'A bad-habit-rider is a high-risk-rider!'

2017-11-07 12:37

Bad habits are negative behaviour patterns, and in motorcycle terms, this can most certainly be the difference between life and death.

Speeding bus filmed: What the law says about filming bad driving behaviour

2017-10-17 07:00

Have you filmed a speeding motorist or captured reckless road behaviour? Here's what the law says about capturing wrong-doings while driving....

WATCH: Blue-light bakkie smashes into car on N3, drives off

2017-10-05 10:36

Wheels24 reader Rod Deventer sent us dashcam footage capturing the moment a blue-light vehicle overtakes his car and smashes into him along the N3 highway in the Free State.

Truck blind spots: Protecting learners on SA's roads

2017-09-22 08:07

A new safe scholar program is aimed at increasing awareness among young learners about the dangers of trucks on our roads.

'Scary reality for commuters' - Street mechanic fixes Cape Town taxi on the road

2017-09-13 09:42

A video has surfaced of a man fixing a Cape Town taxi's engine in the middle of a street, for a quick repair on the engine before it heads off for more trips.

WATCH: Audi TT crashes, goes airborne in Sandton

2017-09-11 13:54

A young woman has survived an incredible crash behind the wheel of an Audi TT. CCTV captured the moment her vehicle went airborne in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Car modifications: What the law says in SA

2017-09-08 09:02

Stylish bodykits, lowering your ride... vehicle modifications can land you in hot water with the authorities. We list some important facts you should know about modifying your car.

Speeding garbage trolley caught at 60km/h: What the law says in SA

2017-09-06 17:00

Spotting a speeding garbage trolley travel along a local road at more than 60km/h is certainly an eye-opening experience but this practice is extremely dangerous to all road users.

 

Fleeing the scene of a 'hit-and-run' is criminal in SA... even if it's just a scratch

2017-11-14 11:00

Have you ever experienced a minor fender bender and thought about driving off anyway? Here's just how serious this offence can be...

#SirLowrysPassFire: 12 ways to be safe on our roads

2017-11-07 15:12

A huge blaze is affecting visibility along Sir Lowry's Pass and the N2 in the Western Cape, causing road closures and damage to property. Here's how to handle fires along our roads.

Minor drop in drunk driving, 'numbers still alarming' in SA

2017-10-29 18:00

SA Police crime stats reveal a 1.5% reduction in motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, however the number of individuals found guilty of drunk driving is alarming.

Motorist brands car 'Arrive Alive', gets arrested for reckless, negligent driving

2017-10-12 09:55

A driver has been arrested for reckless and negligent driving while using a vehicle sporting 'Arrive Alive' branding.

WATCH: Here's why truck drivers should have dashcams in SA

2017-10-04 09:17

A motorist reported a truck driver's alleged reckless behaviour on the road in the Western Cape. Dashcam footage reveals all is not as it seems...

Fuel price increase, congestion on the road... 4 SA traffic stories you should read

2017-09-16 14:00

The price of fuel is set to increase yet again, while the issue of congestion remains a real problem in South Africa. We take a look at all the traffic/fuel related stories of this week.

WATCH: Here's why you shouldn't jump a red traffic light in SA

2017-09-13 09:27

Dashcam footage shows a taxi ignoring a red traffic light and being struck by a vehicle crossing an intersection.

Mag wheels, smoked lights, performance kits; Here's what makes your car modded

2017-09-10 08:00

Mag wheels, fancy headlights, a new exhaust system... Making any kind of change on your vehicle warrants as a modification, most times it's also deemed illegal. Here's a list of vehicle alterations that could land you in hot water, and those which are 'safe'.

New traffic laws for SA: 7 top Aarto questions answered

2017-09-07 09:27

How will the points demerit system work? Is this another revenue-generator for traffic authorities? The Road Traffic Infringement Agency responds to the Aarto Amendment Bill.

Motorist spots botched SA road sign, Transport dept takes notice

2017-08-30 08:49

A motorist spotted a road sign in the Western Cape with a glaring error...

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