ARTICLES RELATING TO DRUNK DRIVING

Man dropping off niece at school arrested for allegedly being five times over legal alcohol limit

2019-07-18 22:19

A 34-year-old man, who was allegedly five times over the legal alcohol limit, has been arrested while dropping off his niece at school.

"It was worth all the risk in the world"- Drive Dry responds to backlash over #VWDriveDry campaign featuring Nomuzi

2019-01-14 15:52

VW and the Drive Dry initiative's latest campaign against drinking and driving sparked a big debate over the weekend. We spoke to the brains behind the campaign for further insights.

5 ways to be smart about car insurance in the silly season

2018-12-28 07:25

SA's insurance experts share five top tips to ensure your journeys are safer, your premiums don't spike unnecessarily and any claims are not needlessly hampered.

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.

Long weekend horror crash: Drivers cautioned to be safe after road deaths spike

2018-12-19 13:08

Festive season road deaths have increased sharply following an horrific crash in Touwsrivier over the weekend which claimed 12 lives.

'I'm still living everything that happened, it doesn't go away' - Ex-convict 'Jub Jub' leads SA road safety campaign

2018-12-10 13:40

'I did what I did. I went to prison for it, I came out. I'm still living everything that happened since 2010, it doesn't go away. So if that's the lifestyle you want to live then go ahead,' says Molemo 'Jub Jub' Maarohanye as he leads a new road safety campaign.

WATCH: Driving under the influence - here's how SA can curb drunk driving

2018-12-05 10:00

Driving under the influence continues to plague SA but is there anything that can be done to change this horrendous road behaviour? Carte Blanche investigates.

JHB crime stats: Drunk driving continues to be highest offence in Joburg

2018-10-29 22:25

Drunk driving remains the highest offence in Johannesburg, according to Metro Police statistics.

More women than men are pulled over and arrested for drunk driving in SA

2018-09-25 15:25

Are women to blame for the high DUI cases in the country?

Drunks getting away

2018-09-17 15:45

The release of the crime statistics has shown a decrease in the number of people stopped for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, leading some to question if law enforcement is “interested” in cracking down on the offence.

 

WATCH: Woman screams as JMPD officers restrain her for blood alcohol test - but City of Joburg insists its 'legal'

2019-07-08 17:45

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JPMD) is legally allowed to physically restrain a person who refuses to provide a blood sample for law enforcement purposes, says the City's member of the mayoral committee for safety, Michael Sun.

Drunk driving the main cause of road accidents this festive season

2019-01-08 12:30

The Department of Transport is putting its foot down after festive season figures showed that there was an increase in the number of incidents of drunk driving over the holidays.

WATCH: Warning - Don't drink and drive! Random breath testing will be anytime and anywhere

2018-12-20 12:00

Drunk driving continues to be a scourge on SA roads with a shocking number of deaths recorded each year. Take a look at how the Western Cape government is doing its part to buck the trend with random breath testing.

28 drunk drivers arrested in East Rand alone since December 1

2018-12-20 07:19

Twenty-eight drunk drivers have been arrested in the past 20 days in the East Rand in Gauteng.

Road-trip alert: Drinking and driving warnings are everywhere – but don't forget drowsy driving

2018-12-13 13:07

While commending efforts to keep drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel, we need to keep in mind that sleep-deprived drivers pose an equally great risk on our roads.

#Boozefreeroads: Here's how the Western Cape will try to curb drunk driving this holiday season

2018-12-08 08:30

With drunk driving on the rise, the Western Cape government has gone on the offensive to curb poor road behaviour by rolling out more "mobile alcohol units".

Joburg motorists to 'drive dry' or face prosecution this silly season

2018-12-04 08:01

With the festive season already in full swing and as the most dangerous month on South African roads commences, Drive Dry, in partnership with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD), will be helping to keep roads safe from drunk drivers.

If you're a drunk woman convicted of assault in the UK, chances are you'll get a harsher sentence than a drunk man

2018-10-22 14:08

Women generally receive lighter sentences than men, but not when it comes to convictions relating to alcohol it seems.

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WATCH: Drunk drivers Joburg's biggest offenders, and other crime stats you need to know

Drunk driving is the single biggest violation in Johannesburg, according to the Johannesburg Metro Police Department's crime statistics for the period January to August 2018. Here's everything you need to know.

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Drunk drivers are Joburg's biggest offenders - JMPD

2018-09-17 13:34

Drunk driving is the single biggest violation in Johannesburg, according to the Johannesburg Metro Police Department's crime statistics for the period January to August 2018.

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