SEE | Here's why there's no need to panic about AARTO

2019-09-16 06:30

If there's one word that has been instilling at least some kind of fear in drivers, it's AARTO. And since it has been signed to law, it has caused much dismay. MasterDrive SA explains why there really is no need to panic.

So you're used to driving an auto but need to switch to a manual car? Here's what you need to know to stay safe on SA's roads

2019-08-28 09:00

You might find yourself in a situation where you're used to driving an auto vehicle and are forced to switch to a manual transmission. This could possibly be hazard in the event of an emergency on the road.

Wheel Well Board welcomes InspectaCar's Petunia Sibonyoni

2019-06-19 09:03

Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar (Pty) Limited has been appointed to the board of Wheel Well.

Here's how to drive during SA's dangerous protests

2019-04-13 11:35

Protesters around Gauteng and the Western Cape have caused havoc on the roads again.

Here's how to drive if you find yourself caught in veld fires

2019-02-24 08:00

MasterDrive provides some tips on how to drive through a veld fire.

Here's how to protect yourself from being a victim of hijacking in SA

2019-02-12 08:13

MasterDrive shares some life-saving advice for motorists to help road-users avoid becoming victims of hijacking in South Africa.

'The street is not the place' - why dangerous drag-racing should be held on a race track

2019-01-28 08:08

'We appreciate that people wish to explore the performance characteristics of the cars that they buy but the street is not the place,' says Eugene Herbert of MasterDrive.

SEE: Top driving tips to help make your journey back to work as safe as possible

2019-01-11 05:30

As many motorists return to work and consequently a morning commute, they may once again face traffic congestion that they have not encountered for a month.

Do you have to haul a large load this holiday? Here are some essential towing tips

2018-12-16 08:00

As the holiday season starts, many people are about to leave for a break with trailers and caravans in tow. Eugene Herbert, Managing Director of Masterdrive has a few towing tips.

What to do if you're driving solo this festive season on the long road

2018-12-02 12:00

As we head into the season where many people will be driving long distances to spend time with friends and family, a large portion of these people may be undertaking the trip alone or be the only driver in the car.


Clashes in Gauteng: What to do when encountering protesters on SA's roads

2019-08-30 09:38

There has been havoc around Gauteng recently with strikes and looting affecting motorists. In the latest incident, streets in Tshwane were closed following reports of looting.

Looking abroad to increase road safety

2019-08-16 05:30

Many European countries have some of the lowest road fatality rates. While there are many reasons for this, from better resources to more respect for road laws, one reason is the limitations placed on driving times of commercial drivers.

WATCH: Honour road safety to remember Niki Lauda

2019-05-28 07:00

Members of the motorsport community are mourning the death of Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda this week.

Want to use less fuel while driving? MasterDrive SA discounts eco-driving program

2019-02-27 08:59

Estimates predict there will be a fuel price increase of at least 67c for petroleum and 84c for diesel to be implemented in the coming months.

No electricity? Here's how to drive during #Loadshedding

2019-02-13 07:45

With Stage 3 load-shedding affecting South Africa, here are a few tips to follow to ensure you stay safe on the roads when the lights go out.

Late for work? Here's how to handle increased road traffic in SA

2019-02-06 08:56

During the first few months of the year, motorists can expect increased traffic on many routes. Here's how to deal with traffic on our roads

Thinking about cancelling your car insurance to save money? Here's how it could cost you in the long run

2019-01-24 08:41

'With the high crash statistics in South Africa, drivers who take on the roads without insurance are taking a huge risk,' warns Eugene Herbert of MasterDrive.

WATCH: Had too many drinks? Here's what it's like to drive under the influence

2018-12-20 08:30

Drunk driving is still a huge problem in South Africa where the act of driving while intoxicated seems to be a culture here locally. Meet the 'drunk goggles' for a sobering experience.

How to stay safe on the roads this festive season - 'Never let your guard down and always buckle up!'

2018-12-05 09:24

'The key to safe driving is to never let your guard down. Whether you need to drive 2km down the road or 200km to your destination, your seatbelt is just as important either way,' says Eugene Herbert, managing director of MasterDrive.

Keep things cool: How to drive in a heat wave

2018-11-16 07:55

As parts of South Africa battle with a heat wave, it is important for those who spend large portions of their day behind the wheel, to be vigilant. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.

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