It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
Road users across the country are being urged to exercise caution ahead of the long Easter break, amid surging traffic volumes.
Child restraints are very effective and it has been shown that, if properly installed and used, they can reduce road deaths among infants by 70%, among small children, aged 1–4 years reduce by 54%.
'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.
Telkom intends cutting off all connection systems at the Road Traffic Management System should it not receive a payment of R8m by end of day, the Pretoria high court has heard.
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"Road accidents are not only costing South Africa lives but billions too," according to Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).
14 050 people were killed in road crashes in South Africa in 2017. The AA says the statistics show the situation on the country’s roads "is worsening, despite numerous safety campaigns by government and non-governmental organisations".
The Road Traffic Management Corporation says speeding and overloading are the main offences during the Easter weekend.
A Gauteng traffic officer is expected to appear in court on Tuesday after he was arrested for soliciting a bribe, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Saturday night.
The former Road Traffic Management Corporation board irregularly spent more than R300m, according to the new board.
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