Easter holidays: How to handle roadblocks in SA

2018-03-30 08:17

Roadblocks will become more prevalent as authorities clampdown on unlicensed and intoxicated motorists on our roads. Here's what you should know...

8 ways to prevent drunk driving - report

2018-01-19 08:40

A science panel has made sweeping recommendations for eliminating drunken driving.

Police: Good Samaritans pull over seemingly drunk driver

2017-12-03 19:02

Police say two Good Samaritans were able to use their cars to stop a suspected drunken driver swerving all over a Pennsylvania highway

Minor drop in drunk driving, 'numbers still alarming' in SA

2017-10-29 18:00

SA Police crime stats reveal a 1.5% reduction in motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, however the number of individuals found guilty of drunk driving is alarming.

Driver on school run arrested for speeding, being over the limit

2017-09-04 18:08

A Beaufort West taxi driver has been arrested for being three times over the alcohol limit, while ferrying a group of children to school, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says.

Watch: Drivers put to the test

2017-07-30 13:22

With a glass of wine already in my system, I gripped the steering wheel, revved the engine and sped off down the road before driving straight into several orange cones demarcating our track.

Cape Town drunk driver five times over limit… at 05:30

2017-07-14 12:30

A motorist five times over the legal limit at 05:30 in the morning has become the first casualty of the City of Cape Town’s random breath testing, launched in Bloubergstrand.

Man who struck Uber car, killing 3, sentenced to 39 years

2017-05-23 14:48

A Wisconsin man who crashed into an Uber car, killing 3 Chicago women, has been sentenced to 39 years in prison.

Harsher penalties for drunk drivers? More than 6500 say it won't make a difference

2017-04-28 08:46

We asked readers whether they believed harsh penalties would curb drunk driving in SA following the horrendous 2017 Easter weekend road death toll.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-04-22 06:00

It has been a frantic week in the motoring world with some rather exciting events taking place, such as the car-smooching competition, Ford's new limited Ranger bakkie and a look at Michael Schumacher's tv ad filmed in SA in 1998...


WATCH: Driver pulled over for DUI, says it's 'illegal to be arrested' for it

2018-02-26 14:00

Footage of a suspect pulled over for drunk driving in Utah has been recorded by a police officer. The kicker? The driver offered a strange response to protest his arrest.

Traffic officials to adopt 'no-nonsense' approach this festive season - MEC

2017-12-05 20:03

Around-the-clock enforcement is on the cards for Western Cape roads this festive season, Transport and Public Works MEC Donald Grant has warned.

Drunk driver ploughs into police roadblock

2017-11-04 10:30

A 21-year-old "highly intoxicated" motorist has been arrested for slamming into a police roadblock and injuring a policeman in Durban, Metro police say.

'Twenty-year sentence for road killer welcomed' - JPSA

2017-09-21 11:19

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.

Cape Town driving instructor caught 12 times over limit

2017-08-03 14:54

A Cape Town driving instructor has been arrested for being 12 times over the legal blood-alcohol limit, while driving to a licence testing centre, where one of his clients was due to take his test

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

2017-07-27 07:23

A California teenager has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram.

Hard-hitting SA road safety ad: Will 'Boys' curb drunk driving?

2017-07-02 14:56

The Western Cape transport department has released another controversial ad in a bid to fight drunk driving in South Africa called 'Boys'.

'Everybody knows, bra' - Will this SA ad curb drunk driving?

2017-05-09 18:05

'You are three times more likely to die in a car crash than be shot dead if you live in the Western Cape,' says the province as it releases an ad focussing on drunk driving.

Drunk driving in SA: 'Harsh penalties unlikely to reduce number of incidents'

2017-04-25 09:04

'Harsh penalties could help to engender a feeling of fear of the consequences of drunk driving but are unlikely to reduce the number of incidents,' says Rhys Evans, director of ALCO-Safe.

Drunk driving in SA: Jail, criminal record and huge fines

2017-04-17 08:03

'You stand to face a charge of culpable homicide, and prosecutors are increasingly accusing motorists of murder,' warns legal expert Cwayita Vellem about the dangers of drink and driving.

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