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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Celebrities must lead by example on the roads - transport minister

Transport Minster Peters had a go at speedsters, particularly those in the public eye. This comes after Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo was arrested for driving 173km/h. Watch.

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KZN Transport MEC talks at memorial service for 16 killed in taxi and train collision

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport Willies Mchunu confirmed the taxi involved in the accident that claimed 16 lives did not stop at a stop street. Watch.

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Should you buy your teen a car?

2015-06-25 14:37

Things to consider when helping your child choose the right car

 

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.

Nepal bus veers off mountain road, killing 13

2016-04-12 12:57

A Nepal police official says at least 13 people were killed and another 26 hurt when a bus slipped off a mountain gravel road and rolled down a hill for nearly 200m.

Road accidents victims remembered in SADD event

2015-11-16 10:44

Commerating World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Friday, South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD) held a ceremony next to Chatterton Road to remember those who lost their lives to road accidents.

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WATCH: Video shows carnage after R28 eight-car pile up

An eight car pile up on the R28 towards in Pretoria on Thursday was the result of a taxi colliding with a bakkie. Watch footage from the scene.

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WATCH: Bus passengers narrowly miss train collision

This footage from inside an Atlanta bus shows passengers escaping the vehicle seconds before a collision with a train.

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