Could the US switch off our access to GPS?

2017-12-22 10:22

Under what circumstances would global powers limit or even revoke civilian access to their global navigation satellite systems – and how would we all cope in a world without GPS, asks Robert J. Traydon.

Satnav tells driver to turn around; car ends up almost vertical

2016-07-29 06:55

Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved too quickly in response to her satnav ordering her to 'turn around'.

1 000 New York cabs get GPS-based meters

2015-10-16 15:05

Some New York City taxicabs will switch to using GPS-based fare calculators from current metering systems under a pilot program approved on Thursday.

Blazing a trail: Budget bike satnav

2013-10-28 12:24

Why should drivers have all the fun cosseted in their tin boxes with built-in/aftermarket GPS units or maybe one attached to the windscreen, asks DAVE FALL as he tests RoadMate's bike satnav.

SA teen wins Roof of Africa

2012-11-19 12:31

South African rider Wade Young (16) raced to victory in the 2012 Roof of Africa motorcycle race, making him the youngest competitor to win the gruelling 450km mountain challenge challenge.

Worst traffic in SA – survey

2012-11-12 12:39

What's the best time to leave for work? How bad is traffic in Durban? Find out which city in SA has the heaviest traffic with TomTom’s 2012 Congestion Index.

Digital driving aid

2012-02-09 07:03

TomTom satnavs to tell good drivers from bad.


How medical aids milk you

2016-10-16 06:00

Medical aid scheme trustees are making a killing from member contributions, even more than R500 000.

Losing direction? Abroad without maps, GPS

2016-04-29 09:33

What do you do when you have no map, or even a GPS? Top Car's Richard Asher explains the dilemma of travelling abroad without any direction...

Scott Hansen: Run your business like a GPS runs your boat

2015-08-26 15:30

Entrepreneurial adviser Scott Hansen talks about his ah-ha moment, and equates a GPS to the way you should run your business

Peterhansel loses Dakar lead

2013-01-08 07:34

Defending Dakar champion Stephane Peterhansel had second-stage victory overturned, putting Carlos Sainz back in the lead.

Worst traffic in SA – survey

2012-11-12 14:18

What's the best time to leave for work? How bad is traffic in Durban? Find out which city in SA has the heaviest traffic with TomTom’s 2012 Congestion Index.

Keeping track of the kids

2012-05-13 10:56

There's an app to help parents find missing children.

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