A revolutionary new road bicycle is coming to South Africa – which could help you ride outrageous distances in record time

2019-07-16 14:10

It will be available in South Africa by November and will cost around R125,000.

Africa’s second longest main span bridge is to be built in the Eastern Cape – this is what it will look like

2018-09-21 06:13

The bridge over the Msikaba gorge near Lusikisiki will be 580m long, and cost an estimated R1.65 billion to build.

How to claim from the Road Accident Fund without a lawyer — in 3 steps

2018-07-25 10:38

Victims of road accidents have been urged to skip forgo lawyers and claim directly from the Road Accident Fund.

Crumbling roads, bridges a global threat

2018-01-22 09:52

Deteriorating infrastructure hurts business activity as it increases the cost of production and travel. While SA’s ageing infrastructure is in desperate need of an upgrade, the country is not alone.

Traffic fines ‘warrant’ explanation in SA

2016-08-23 14:09

The City of Cape Town would like to caution motorists against an increase in warrants of arrest being generated for failure to appear in court. Do you understand what the difference between types of fines issued?

Nanotechnology could lower road construction costs

2016-07-07 16:41

The solution for affordable road infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa could lie in the use of nanotechnology, a conference has heard.

Sanral: N3 to be fixed before Easter break

2016-03-14 11:24

Sanral said the N3 freeway between Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal will be in a good condition for the Easter break.

5 top tips on handling road rage

2014-04-07 13:57

Traffic jams, inconsiderate drivers, taxis… as thousands of South Africans head for their Easter holiday keeping your cool behind the wheel is critical. 5 tips for dealing with road rage!

Carlisle: WCape road deaths drop

2013-12-24 08:06

The Western Cape has recorded 100 road deaths in December 2013 compared to 153 during the same period in 2012, reports transport and public works MEC Robin Carlisle.

Video: Russian road explodes

2013-11-28 08:03

South Africans travelling this holiday season might have to contend with the scourge of potholes. In Russia however, the roads are out to get you as a dash cam shows the moment a street erupts. Watch the crazy video!

 

Super-smart traffic lights to be launched in South Africa - and could cut travel time by 26%

2018-10-26 12:28

Africa’s first traffic lights that use an algorithm and electromagnetic loops will be rolled out in Stellenbosch in 2019.

This is the city with the worst drivers in all of South Africa

2018-09-13 18:36

South African roads are among the most dangerous in the world, with a road death toll of 22.5 per 100,000 people. One city has particularly bad drivers, a new report says.

CROSSING PUTS LIVES IN DANGER

2018-05-17 17:00

RESIDENTS of Addo said the railway crossing in their area was a ticking time bomb just waiting to explode.

Call for Sanral to probe construction firms for price-fixing

2017-02-06 14:21

Civil rights body Outa wants Sanral to take local construction companies to task over price collusion.

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We came across this clip of a wrecked Toyota Corolla in Pakistan. Despite its dismal condition, it was captured travelling along a busy road. How is this monstrosity still mobile?

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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...

Buried alive: Workers build 'road over' drunk man

2015-09-22 08:38

A drunken man was reportedly buried alive after he fell into a pothole and construction workers built a 'road over him', report Indian authorities.

Holiday horror: 855 killed on SA's roads

2013-12-27 07:52

Since the start of December 2013, 855 people have been killed in more than 700 crashes in South Africa, reports the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

EC, WCape taxis 'speed, ignore rules'

2013-12-23 09:52

Taxi drivers covering long distances "do not adhere to speed limits, are often ignorant of the 100km/h speed limit for taxis and drive faster if they are not the owners of the vehicle," according to research by Stellenbosch University.

Win with Wheels24: R20 000 in prizes!

2013-11-26 09:32

Tyres, shock absorbers, batteries… Wheels24 is giving away more than R20 000 in prizes this holiday season. Enter now and stand a chance to win!

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