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New traffic laws for SA: Transport Minister Maswanganyi welcomes Aarto

2017-09-07 08:55

Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has welcomed the passing of the Aarto Amendment Bill. The bill paves the way for a driver points demerit system and an Appeals Tribunal to deal with traffic fines.

Car insurance: Why you need a dashcam in SA

2017-05-23 09:29

Road rage, irresponsible driving, 'crash for cash' scams… with the ability to capture poor road behaviour, should dashcams play a bigger role in the SA car insurance industry?

An end to bakkie-taxis? 'DoT should ban transportation of people on bakkies' - JPSA

2017-05-04 12:44

"If the DoT is serious about road safety then it will ban the transportation of people on the back of bakkies entirely,' says Justice Project SA as it highlights changes to road laws regarding bakkies.

SANCO highlights 'biggest threats to road safety' in SA

2017-04-25 16:25

'The fact that people know that they can get away with murder by bribing officials makes the situation worse,' the South African National Civic Organisation is calling for a different approach to enforce responsible driving.

Drunk driving in SA: Jail, criminal record and huge fines

2017-04-17 08:03

'You stand to face a charge of culpable homicide, and prosecutors are increasingly accusing motorists of murder,' warns legal expert Cwayita Vellem about the dangers of drink and driving.

AARTO: Rehabilitation school for SA road traffic offenders?

2017-03-23 14:16

Road rules offenders found guilty by a court of law will have to complete a mandatory rehabilitation programme under the new proposed demerit system, Parliament has heard.

The fine print: Understanding the rules of the road

2017-03-16 14:35

Here's what you should do the next time you’re pulled over or receive that tell-tale envelope in the mail.

Dear traffic officers: Let's leave the money-making ways

2016-12-12 14:40

Marnus Hattingh sheds some light on the real issues that prevent law enforcement to be implemented to full affect.

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New road rules for SA: school bakkie transport, speed limits

2016-11-15 15:18

New laws for South Africa could affect the transport of school children within the load bay of a bakkie as well as speed limits for heavy goods vehicles, reports the Department of Transport.

 

New car seat safety harness in SA 'could be harmful' - Wheel Well

2017-06-05 07:30

'When it comes to child car safety, the correct child car seat can seem extremely expensive and some parents may be tempted to choose a cheaper alternative,' says Wheel Well's Pennie Mars as she warns of a new product available in SA.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

2017-05-15 08:47

New York lawmakers are considering a Breathalyzer of sorts to combat distracted driving from texting.

Prison for drunk drivers: RMI supports harsher sentences

2017-04-26 10:39

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation says it supports a call by the Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, for the introduction of harsher sanctions to combat drunk and negligent driving.

'Inconsistencies in Easter 2017 road carnage spin' - JPSA

2017-04-24 13:18

'This year’s Easter road fatalities represents an unmitigated catastrophe,' says the Justice Project South Africa, as it slams the National Transport Department and the RTMC.

Your car neuroses and diagnoses: Service plan renewals, buying a bakkie

2017-04-16 08:40

Which bakkie should you buy? Can you convert your carburetor and save fuel costs? Should you renew your service plan? Justus Visagie provides useful answers to your automotive questions.

JMPD traffic cop dispute - why you should use a dashcam

2017-03-22 09:23

Gauteng resident Dewald Luce was allegedly accused of completing a full stop at an intersection by a JMPD official. When Luce told the traffic cop he was using a dash-cam, the officer backed off...

The lines have been drawn: Slow cars keep left, faster cars pass right

2016-12-20 14:13

Many Wheels24 readers believe there would be less traffic congestion if slower drivers just stayed in the left lane. Here are some basic tips for road rules...

Life sentences not a 'silver bullet' for killer drivers in SA

2016-12-07 06:49

Life sentences for killer drivers 'may be worthwhile considering' for SA, says JPSA's Howard Dembovsky. He does however believe that it might not be the 'silver bullet' to curb road deaths.

New road rules for SA: School bakkie transport explained

2016-11-16 08:41

New road rules for South Africa will affect the transport of school children on the back of bakkies. JPSA explains how the new rules will work.

Worst potholes in SA: eThekwini Municipality says it fixes '250 every week'

2016-11-09 19:24

Wheels24 asked our readers to vote for the city which they believe contains the worst potholes in South Africa. The eThekwini Municipality in Durban responds stating it fixes '250 potholes every week'.

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