Here is your holiday emergency numbers guide

2017-12-10 18:36

The 2017/18 holiday season us upon and emergency officials will be working around-the-clock to ensure all motorists are safe on our roads.

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.

Probe launched into Mpumalanga crash that claimed 10 lives

2017-09-04 14:33

Accident reconstruction experts are at the scene of an accident in Mpumalanga that claimed 10 lives, including a three-year-old toddler, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

Reckless driver sentenced to 2 yrs or R10 000 fine: 'Strong message' for SA?

2017-07-25 08:39

The RTMC has welcomed the sentencing of a driver in SA - he was sentenced to two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000. SA road safety organisations respond...

Returning Easter holidaymakers warned to respect rules of road

2017-04-17 12:54

Motorists have been urged to exercise patience and to respect the rules of the road, as scores of holidaymakers return to cities at the end of the Easter holiday.

Driver demerit system, tracking offenders... Transport Dept speaks on AARTO

2017-03-23 17:33

Tracking habitual road traffic law infringers, points demerit system... Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, speaks on AARTO and its roll-out in South Africa.

Traffic cop to spend Christmas behind bars for R200 'bribe'

2016-12-25 06:52

A Gauteng traffic officer will spend Christmas behind bars after he was arrested for soliciting a R200 bribe, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said.

RTMC warns motorists during stormy weather

2016-07-25 23:02

Motorists have been urged to drive carefully in the stormy weather that covered large parts of the country on Monday, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

High traffic volumes at end of Easter weekend

2016-03-28 09:00

As the Easter weekend drew to a close, traffic volumes on some of the country's major highways have increased as holiday makers make their way home.

Grim toll: Huge increase in SA road deaths

2016-01-12 12:33

The 2015/16 SA festive season saw an increase in the number of road fatalities and crashes with Transport Minister Dipuo Peters reporting a 14% increase in deaths.


Roadworthy officials arrested in alleged certification scam

2017-10-26 22:28

Four Innovative Roadworthy Centre officials in Midway, Soweto have been arrested for allegedly issuing roadworthy certificates to vehicles that had not been tested, the Road Traffic Management Corporation has said.

MAP: These are the top 20 'killer roads in SA' - RTMC

2017-09-13 12:57

'The following are among routes identified as killer roads in South Africa,' says the RTMC as it lists 20 high-accident roads in SA.

SA road deaths: 'Driver attitudes have not changed' - AA

2017-08-23 08:18

'The way things are currently standing, the South African national death toll will probably be the same, or worse, for 2017', says the Automobile Association as 38 people were killed in four days on local roads.

Truck driver to be charged with 18 charges of culpable homicide

2017-07-09 20:25

The driver of a truck involved in a horror crash in Mpumalanga is expected to be charged with 18 charges of culpable homicide.

Reason for AARTO? More than 6-million traffic infringements in Tshwane, Joburg

2017-03-24 11:23

'South Africa has been singled out as one of the countries with the highest number of road crashes and fatalities in the world,' says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

'How will this fit in school hours?': Readers respond to learner drivers

2017-01-23 09:10

'I am horrified by this!', 'I think its a great initiative', 'How will they fit this into school hours?'... Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on children learning to drive at school.

Thousands arrested as festive season road mayhem begins

2016-12-18 17:09

A total of 3 078 motorists have been arrested on South African roads since December 1 for drunken driving, speeding and reckless road behaviour, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

RTMC sends accident reconstruction experts to ANC bus accident scene

2016-04-17 15:15

The RTMC has sent accident reconstruction experts to the scene of the bus crash in the Free State where at least nine people have died and scores were injured.

Traffic officers gear up for Easter holidays

2016-03-15 21:15

Road safety and traffic officers are planning a massive public awareness drive ahead of the Easter weekend, intensifying road safety campaigns to educate the public and deal with increased traffic.

Govt faces challenge: Where are the SA road death figures?

2016-01-07 07:53

The Justice Project South Africa claims holiday road fatality figures are being withheld from the public. Why is government being 'silent' on SA road deaths?

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