Festive season driving tips: 'Be safe and adjust your attitude on the road'

2018-12-06 15:00

'Road users must understand that major routes in the country will be busier, and they need to adjust their attitudes and driving styles to accommodate for the increased volumes,' warns the Automobile Association (AA).

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.

Keep your eyes on the road: Top tips for driving this Spring

2018-09-08 09:48

With Spring upon us parts of Gauteng have already experienced their first downpours. Here's how to deal with changing weather conditions on our roads.

Why the Toyota Rush will be successful, New Suzuki Jimny set to continue its legacy - Here are your top motoring stories of the day

2018-07-20 21:00

Lewis Hamilton signed a new contract extension with Mercedes while the Toyota Rush has a point to prove in its segment. Here's all the day's top stories.

Porsche opens CT studio, End of the road for the world's cheapest car - Top stories for the day

2018-07-13 18:00

Porsche unveiled its new studio in Cape Town while over the US, cities are grappling on how to deal with electric scooters. Here's your top stories for the day.

Think before you act: Can road rage be labelled as a silent killer on SA roads?

2018-07-06 18:00

South Africa has some alarming road accident statistics – more than 18 000 people die on local roads each year.

Huge cold front hits SA: Here's how to drive in ice and snow on our roads

2018-06-30 18:00

A weather warning has been issued cautioning South African motorists to expect wind, rain and even snow affecting many roads throughout the country.

School holiday run: 7 road trip items you can't afford to forget

2018-06-21 07:20

The June school holidays have arrived and it is time to plan your next road trip. Here are seven items you can't afford to forget.

Educating your kids to make smart decisions behind the wheel

2018-06-20 08:00

Having regular conversations about safety, practicing driving together, and leading by example go a long way in ensuring your teen makes smart decisions when they get behind the wheel.

WATCH: Hate reversing? New car tech allows you to see around corners while reversing

2018-05-16 14:20

New technology from Ford enables drivers to see what around the corner while while reversing.

 

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.

THE DANGER OF SUMMER RAINFALL

2018-09-16 10:30

THE RAINY season has already hit parts of Gauteng and while it’s lovely to see the green shoots growing, the rain brings other trouble too.

WATCH: Shedding some light on driving in the dark in SA

2018-08-08 09:04

Driving a car on a lengthy journey can take its toll on your body, even more so at night when visibility is limited. Here are a few tips to help you drive safely in the dark.

WATCH: Understanding driver fatigue and how incredibly dangerous it can be on SA's roads

2018-07-18 09:44

As a result of our hectic 24-hour lifestyles, many of us don’t allocate enough time for sleep and regularly find ourselves in a state of sleep deprivation. This can be incredibly dangerous on the road.

Fuel increase fanfare, Honda CR-V's picnic in the boot - Here's your Friday motoring wrap

2018-07-06 21:00

Fuel increases, 7 types of mechanic jargon and what they mean; healthy vehicle sales for VW and Toyota... Here are Friday's top motoring stories in case you missed it.

Huge cold front hits SA: Surviving a snowstorm behind the wheel

2018-07-03 18:35

Many parts of the South Africa are experiencing bitterly cold conditions. Here are a few tips to help you survive a snowstorm behind the wheel.

Fatal Distractions - 5 major cellphone motoring safety issues that could cost your life

2018-06-21 12:42

Safe driving demands concentration but technology is only increasing the number of ways drivers can lose focus on the road ahead.

'Keep the kids safe' - Prepare for those long drives and long trips ahead

2018-06-20 09:00

'Keeping the kids safe and entertained is an important part of the trip,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)

WATCH: 7 types of cool car tech we can't do without

2018-05-29 12:00

Cameras, sensors and radars... our cars are filled with technologies that are active while driving. Take a look at these 7 driver assistants we cant do without.

11 driving tips: 'Drive better no matter the weather conditions' - MasterDrive

2018-05-08 15:00

Whether it is storming with rain or beaming down strong sunshine, take a look at these tips on how to adjust your driving to best handle changing weather conditions.

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