Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Whether you're a first-time driver or a veteran behind the wheel the Aarto Act, and the points-demerit system will affect you. Here's what SA motorists should know.
Have you ever experienced a minor fender bender and thought about driving off anyway? Here's just how serious this offence can be...
The twenty-year sentence for three counts of culpable homicide, reckless driving and driving under the influence handed down by Magistrate Anand Maharaj to Kriesen Moodley in the Durban Regional Court has been welcomed by Justice Project South Africa.
'This year’s Easter road fatalities represents an unmitigated catastrophe,' says the Justice Project South Africa, as it slams the National Transport Department and the RTMC.
ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni has been sentenced for driving under the influence of alcohol. Justice Project South Africa questions the severity of the judgment.
'Lots of fairly draconian actions are proposed by the Department of Transport but few become new laws,' says the Automobile Association as it comments on why five proposed traffic regulations have yet to be made law in SA.
Illegal spinning events in SA can be incredibly dangerous as a new video shows. Watch as a BMW driver nearly slams into cheers bystanders and nearby cars.
Cellphone footage from a street 'spinning' event shows the moment a man violently collides with a BMW. Not for sensitive viewers...
Reduced speed limits, no children to be transported on bakkies... are some of the new road rules proposed for South Africa. We list new laws that could be passed.
JPSA says "professionalism and addressing the real underlying problems" is the approach the Minister of Transport and law enforcers should adopt.
Do speed cameras really save lives or is it just a means to generate revenue? Justice Project South Africa responds.
"The Competition Commission is giving the automotive industry an opportunity to “play nice” by voluntarily opting into the code of conduct. If that fails, statutory regulation is almost certain to follow," says JPSA's Howard Dembovsky.
"If the DoT is serious about road safety then it will ban the transportation of people on the back of bakkies entirely,' says Justice Project SA as it highlights changes to road laws regarding bakkies.
It’s not unheard of for visitors in South Africa to cause the occasional road crash. Here's what you should know if you're ever involved in an accident with a tourist...
'No volume of 'preaching' is going to make 'spinning' go away. Also key to such an intervention would be to rather concentrate on crowd safety,' says JPSA's Howard Dembovsky.
Justice Project South Africa explains what the High Court's ruling means, and also what affected motorists should do.
With tourists visiting South Africa on a daily basis, ever wondered what would happen if a visitor was to hit your vehicle?
'God forbid that they should identify the real problems,' the Justice Project South Africa pulls no punches as it responds to SA's horrendous festive season road-death toll.
When emergency vehicles are in a rush they can use inconsiderate tactics towards road users. A video sent in by a reader shows an ambulance speeding through an intersection.
Cars parked facing oncoming traffic, vehicles jutting from driveways... motorists park their cars in all directions throughout suburbs in SA. Here's what the law says about parking in SA.
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