ARTICLES RELATING TO DRIVING TIPS

No revving, hill-climbs, and warning signs: Here are five ways to keep your car's clutch in good shape

2020-01-30 09:00

'Your driving can greatly impact the longevity of your clutch,' writes Barend Smit. 'Without meaning to, most people use their clutch more than is necessary.' Here are five ways to increase your clutch lifespan.

SEE | 6 great tips to keep you from drinking and driving this merry season

2019-12-26 08:00

With the festive season fast approaching, drunk driving is again under the spotlight. Dialdirect urges South Africans to be responsible about their alcohol use this year by following these tips.

SEE | Going slow, snorkels, traction boards - These off-road driving tips could save your butt this holiday

2019-12-13 09:30

If you're going off the beaten track this festive season, these off-road driving tips will definitely come in handy to keep you safe and have fun at the same time.

WATCH | How to drive in floods and stay safe on the roads this holiday

2019-11-19 07:30

Though it's best to avoid driving in floods at all, it may be a necessity. If you absolutely must get behind the wheel, here's some advice to follow to help you stay safe.

'Don't make me stop this car!' - Here's how to be a good passenger

2019-08-13 05:30

Being a good driver is one thing but did you know good passenger etiquette could save your life while driving?

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.

 

WATCH | These useful tips can help you navigate through thick fog

2020-01-13 10:30

Summer or winter, a bed of fog can disrupt your morning commute in an instant!

Fatigue and drunk drivers - Here's how to stay safe during the manic festive season

2019-12-23 12:00

It's that time of year when people are making their way to destinations all over the country and roads can become packed. These tips will help you stay safe during the festive season.

SEE | Off on a roadtrip this holiday? Here are 5 wise travel tips from the off-roading guru Kingsley Holgate

2019-11-25 12:26

Kingsley Holgate isn't just a seasoned explorer, but an off-roading guru and that's why he is a Land Rover ambassador. He shares some basic tips to ensure a smooth and enjoyable holiday for those hitting the long road this holiday.

Do you suffer from 'parallelophobia'? Here's how to parallel park like a pro

2019-09-27 07:00

Not many people like parallel parking as it is nerve wrecking trying to get your car into a tight spot where there is another vehicle behind, and in front of you.

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.

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