ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD ACCIDENTS

13 dead in Thailand after truck carrying students flips over

2019-09-29 13:15

Thirteen people, most of them students, were killed when a pick-up truck flipped over while trying to change lanes on Sunday in the Thai capital, police said.

Let’s fight SA’s road carnage

2019-03-28 09:30

Frustrated road safety expert Caro Smit, tells of dealing with SA drivers.

WATCH: Looting frenzy as truck overturns near Olifantsfontein

2019-02-17 12:46

Police are investigating a case of malicious damage to property after hundreds of people looted an overturned truck on the N1 North near Olifantsfontein on Saturday.

100 fatalities on Free State roads since December 1

2018-12-24 15:28

One-hundred people have lost their lives in 61 crashes in the Free State since the start of the festive season, according to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport.

More than 1 500 cars pass through N3 toll per hour as people go on holiday

2017-12-22 22:08

The carnage that the country continues to experience on the roads is caused by a number of factors, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

How giving way to minibus taxis serves the economy

2017-11-17 09:17

Minibus taxis are an asset to the South African economy. It's about time we start giving them right of way, especially on roads where dedicated taxi lanes are conspicuously absent, writes Robert J. Traydon.

‘Passengers have power’

2017-08-24 13:33

A cultureof lawlessness, lack of political will and traffic congestion are to blame for KZN’s recent road carnage.

Legalised dagga may lead to more road accidents

2017-06-26 10:51

Studies about the dangers of smoking dagga and driving have not resulted in any definite conclusions.

No legislation yet to outlaw passengers at the back of vehicles

2017-03-29 18:24

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters’ hands are currently tied and she can't stop the transportation of people at the back of light duty vehicles, panel vans, trailers and trucks.

Shift needed to combat cost of road accidents - forum

2016-10-02 15:07

Levels of road deaths and serious injuries are unacceptable both in terms of human suffering as well as economic costs," says the International Transport Forum.

 

Man killed, 2 injured after car breaks down on R300 in Cape Town

2019-04-21 09:53

A man was killed and two others injured after being hit on a highway in Cape Town, apparently after their vehicle broke down, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said on Sunday.

How do you contribute to road accidents?

2019-03-11 11:45

We all know that taxis are a major concern on our roads; their lawlessness is well documented on the news and social media. However, what about the rest of us?

Why more regular licence renewals won't stop road accidents

2019-01-24 08:41

With access to live data roads and traffic can be managed more efficiently.

5 killed, 3 seriously injured in car crash

2017-12-23 21:29

A 10-year-old child is among five people who died after two cars collided on a highway in Mpumalanga.

Would you ride a motorcycle knowing these shocking facts?

2017-11-23 13:00

Motorcycles are inherently more risky than cars because motorcycles lack the protections that cars provide.

9 killed in deadly weekend on the roads

2017-09-17 13:03

Nine people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a spate of accidents across the country’s roads this weekend, various paramedics reported.

ANC shocked after MP dies in Western Cape crash

2017-08-02 12:25

The ANC has expressed shock over the death of one its MPs - and the serious injury of three others - in a crash near Paarl.

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Past Easter-weekend death toll serves as safety reminder

Easter weekend sees heavy traffic flow with hours spent on the road and fluctuating death tolls. We look back at past stats.

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Dozens of children killed when bus, truck collide in India

2017-01-19 09:22

Police say at least 24 young children were killed after a school bus collided with a truck loaded with sand in northern India.

This is why women are better drivers than men

2016-07-22 12:57

Women are regarded as less distractible drivers than men, and are therefore a lower insurance risk. Let's see why.

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