ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

Voting booth: Speeding, using a cellphone while driving... which poor road behaviour should be curbed in SA?

2019-01-21 08:40

Speeding, reckless driving... we ask readers which poor road behaviour they believed to be the most dangerous on South Africa's roads.

SEE: Top driving tips to help make your journey back to work as safe as possible

2019-01-11 05:30

As many motorists return to work and consequently a morning commute, they may once again face traffic congestion that they have not encountered for a month.

Don't drink and drive this festive season, Maintaining a supercar - Here are your top motoring stories of the week

2018-12-23 14:00

Road safety and trying to curb drunken driving is top priority during this festive season... Here are all the top stories of the week.

WATCH: Warning - Don't drink and drive! Random breath testing will be anytime and anywhere

2018-12-20 12:00

Drunk driving continues to be a scourge on SA roads with a shocking number of deaths recorded each year. Take a look at how the Western Cape government is doing its part to buck the trend with random breath testing.

WATCH: Had too many drinks? Here's what it's like to drive under the influence

2018-12-20 08:30

Drunk driving is still a huge problem in South Africa where the act of driving while intoxicated seems to be a culture here locally. Meet the 'drunk goggles' for a sobering experience.

Don’t do it! Distracted driving is the true menace on our roads

2018-12-17 17:59

'Texting while operating a vehicle is the most dangerous activity, but distracted driving means more than just texting', says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association.

'The schools are out!' - Strap in your kids this festive season

2018-12-11 15:00

'Sadly, there are going to be fatalities on our roads this festive season, many of which will include children simply because they were not strapped in," says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).

Road Accident Fund pay outs - Are you entitled to compensation?

2018-12-09 11:13

With the festive season fast approaching and car accident rates rising in numbers over this period, it’s worthwhile knowing where you stand with claiming from the Road Accident Fund (RAF) should you be in an accident.

Festive season driving tips: 'Be safe and adjust your attitude on the road'

2018-12-06 15:00

'Road users must understand that major routes in the country will be busier, and they need to adjust their attitudes and driving styles to accommodate for the increased volumes,' warns the Automobile Association (AA).

Joburg motorists to 'drive dry' or face prosecution this silly season

2018-12-04 08:01

With the festive season already in full swing and as the most dangerous month on South African roads commences, Drive Dry, in partnership with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD), will be helping to keep roads safe from drunk drivers.

 

Ethics brought into question as Nomuzi IG Live staged car accident is confirmed as part of a road safety campaign

2019-01-11 14:38

How far is too far when it comes to marketing campaigns?

WATCH: How to beat the traffic this holiday season

2018-12-24 11:29

The festive season means many things... Lots of food, spending time with the family and unfortunately also lots of traffic. Here's how to get around it.

SEE: Here are a few tips to stay sober during the holiday season

2018-12-21 12:30

With law officials clamping down on drunk driving across South Africa, here are some helpful ways to try and stay sober during this holiday.

Here's how Mitsubishi will keep you safe on the road – and in the water - with a fleet of new 4x4 vehicles

2018-12-20 09:19

Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) have extended their 18-year partnership into the year-end holiday season with the ultimately dependable fleet of Mitsubishi 4x4 vehicles.

ICYMI: Maintaining a supercar, Ferrari to mark Schumacher's 50th birthday with exhibition - Top motoring stories of the day

2018-12-18 20:00

From supercars to safe driving tips during the festive season... Here is a list of top motoring stories you might have missed.

Is your car road-fit for December? 4 things to check before your next road trip

2018-12-12 10:00

December is upon us and it’s that time of year when hundreds of thousands of South Africans will hit the road. Here are four things you should check before your next road trip.

'I'm still living everything that happened, it doesn't go away' - Ex-convict 'Jub Jub' leads SA road safety campaign

2018-12-10 13:40

'I did what I did. I went to prison for it, I came out. I'm still living everything that happened since 2010, it doesn't go away. So if that's the lifestyle you want to live then go ahead,' says Molemo 'Jub Jub' Maarohanye as he leads a new road safety campaign.

#Boozefreeroads: Here's how the Western Cape will try to curb drunk driving this holiday season

2018-12-08 08:30

With drunk driving on the rise, the Western Cape government has gone on the offensive to curb poor road behaviour by rolling out more "mobile alcohol units".

How to stay safe on the roads this festive season - 'Never let your guard down and always buckle up!'

2018-12-05 09:24

'The key to safe driving is to never let your guard down. Whether you need to drive 2km down the road or 200km to your destination, your seatbelt is just as important either way,' says Eugene Herbert, managing director of MasterDrive.

WATCH: For the first time, Euro NCAP puts automated driving technology to the test

2018-10-19 11:00

More than 70% of motorists believe that it is already possible to purchase a car that can drive itself, according to a consumer survey commissioned by Euro NCAP, Global NCAP and Thatcham Research.

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