The #AmINext protests of the past two weeks were a game-changer for South Africa, writes Adriaan Basson.
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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.
'What is very concerning indeed is the almost 15% rise in incidents of driving under the influence of alcohol,' says Howard Dembovsky, Justice Project SA, as SAPS reports more than 86 000 cases of DUI in SA.
"Numerous provisions of the Aarto Act, as well as certain provisions of the National Road Traffic Act are unconstitutional and should be struck down," says Justice Project SA in court papers filed at the North Gauteng High Court. The Transport Department responds.
Do speed cameras really save lives or is it just a means to generate revenue? Justice Project South Africa responds.
Have you ever experienced a minor fender bender and thought about driving off anyway? Here's just how serious this offence can be...
"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.
'The mass action by minibus taxi drivers in Tshwane which played itself out earlier in August is both unfortunate and misguided,' says the Justice Project South Africa.
"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.
KwaZulu-Natal's Department of Transport has said it will fine motorists for driving with expired driving licence cards despite a directive to law enforcement authorities not to prosecute motorists who are affected by the backlog.
Are police the allowed to break road rules and the speed limit when pursuing suspects? We asked two road safety experts to shed light on the matter.
'Who is going to enforce it?', ' Fix all the wrongs in our current system first', 'The wrong people will be targeted and the rest will get away'... Wheels24 readers respond to the Aarto amendment bill.
Private estates may not enforce road traffic law after the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in a long-running case with Niemesh Singh, a resident of Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate, claimed trapping in the estate was unlawful.
Vehicle crime statistics released by Police Minister Fikile Mbalula as part of the annual national crime statistics shows an increase of 14.5% in carjacking.
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.
'It is extraordinary that it is being stated that a 60% discount has been offered,' says Justice Project South Africa chairman, Howard Dembovsky, following the mini-bus taxi driver strike in Gauteng.
'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.
Justice Project South Africa explains what the High Court's ruling means, and also what affected motorists should do.
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