Easter takes a grim toll on pedestrians in SA: 14 things you should know

2018-04-18 11:05

From thousands of fines issued to the most deadly times to travel on our roads, the 2018 Easter death toll paints a grim picture of SA road safety. Here's all you need to know.

510 deaths over Easter: 'These figures paint an extremely bleak picture' – AA

2018-04-17 16:44

'These figures paint an extremely bleak picture. While there are commitments to bring these numbers down drastically, the opposite is happening,' says the AA, commenting on 2018 Easter road death figures.

Easter road death toll up by 14% from last year

2018-04-17 12:32

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that 510 people died on South African roads over the Easter holidays.

'Attitudes must change to end KZN road carnages'

2018-01-25 09:00

In view of the alarmingly high rate of road accidents, KwaZulu-Natal calls for an immediate and drastic change of attitude to stem the increasing number of road fatalities.

Road deaths, speeding drivers, corruption: SA's festive season road stats are an eye-opener

2018-01-23 06:00

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has released statistics about speeding drivers, corruption at licensing centres and the department's plans to curb road deaths in 2018.

US traffic deaths rose 5.6% in 2016 as travel increased

2017-10-07 05:24

The US government says traffic fatalities rose 5.6% last year as Americans continued to increase their driving miles.

Car crashes cost SA close to R143bn in 2015

2017-07-11 19:42

Road traffic crashes on South Africa’s roads cost the country close to R143bn in 2015, or 3.4% of GDP, says an official from the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport.

OR Tambo shooting: Here's what SA motorists should do

2017-05-22 07:32

'One can never be truly prepared for something like this. All you can do is know beforehand what to do if it does,' says MasterDrive SA as it shares what to do in the event of a shooting on our roads.

Easter road deaths: 'Not enough is being done to curb the carnage' - AA

2017-04-21 16:32

The Automobile Association has slammed government's road safety and enforcement as 2017 Easter road death statistics showed a 51% increase compared to 2016.

No drownings, fewer road deaths in NMB

2017-01-16 17:43

Nobody drowned and fewer people died on the roads in Nelson Mandela Bay this festive season compared to the previous year, mayor Athol Trollip has said.

 

Easter road death toll: Here's how to curb reckless motorists in SA

2018-04-18 05:00

'The answer lies in consistently, ethically and visibly enforcing road traffic laws, all year round,' says Justice Project SA following the release of 2018 Easter road death figures.

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WATCH: Easter road deaths edge up by 14% from last year

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande released the preliminary report of the 2018 Easter road campaign. Watch.

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Road safety in SA: Open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018-03-27 08:07

'Make our road systems more efficient,' writes Sudhir Matai as he pens an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa and suggests the formation of a 'Traffic Alleviation Force'. You agree?

Best Dakar moments, new models this week... your motoring wrap

2018-01-23 06:05

From our 2018 Dakar Rally round-up, new vehicle launches and more... here is your motoring wrap.

SA festive season road deaths: 1527 killed, 11% decrease

2018-01-22 11:18

The SA road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has seen an 11% decrease to 1527 deaths, reports the Transport Department.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week: Ford Kuga recall, Cape Town traffic

2017-08-25 14:44

It has been an eventful week in the motoring world as we feature some of the best stories regarding everything wheels, including traffic laws and GWM wanting to buy Fiat Chrysler...

SA road deaths: 'A cause for great concern' - AA

2017-06-09 11:50

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) annual road death statistics ‘are cause for great concern’, comments the AA.

#4Roadsafety: 10 ways the UN plans to halve global road deaths

2017-05-09 10:57

Parliamentarians worldwide, including SA, are being urged to support action to meet the United Nation’s road safety goal - 50% fewer road deaths by 2020.

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WATCH: Easter road deaths up 51% from 2016

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on Friday announced the 2017 Easter holidays road statistics.

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'Unnecessary human suffering' JPSA responds to festive season road death toll

2017-01-13 10:44

'God forbid that they should identify the real problems,' the Justice Project South Africa pulls no punches as it responds to SA's horrendous festive season road-death toll.

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