ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

WATCH: Ferrari crashes, Volvo hits barriers at Kyalami - 2 incidents at SA Festival of Motoring, no serious injuries

2019-08-23 15:09

Two incidents occurred at the 2019 SA Festival of Motoring - one serious crash involving a Ferrari 488 and the other a low-impact shunt suffered by a Volvo at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.

Looking abroad to increase road safety

2019-08-16 05:30

Many European countries have some of the lowest road fatality rates. While there are many reasons for this, from better resources to more respect for road laws, one reason is the limitations placed on driving times of commercial drivers.

WATCH: Many drivers admit to feeling scared behind the wheel

2019-07-26 09:00

A recent survey found that 39% of drivers admitted to being scared and uncertain behind the wheel. In addition, 23% of drivers felt anxious about using the motorways.

WATCH: Tesla's electric Model 3 excels in crash tests, sets new benchmark for car safety

2019-07-03 11:53

The Tesla Model 3 has achieved a five star Euro NCAP safety rating, and has set a new benchmark for safety technology.

Wheel Well Board welcomes InspectaCar's Petunia Sibonyoni

2019-06-19 09:03

Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar (Pty) Limited has been appointed to the board of Wheel Well.

New Minister of Transport: What should Fikile Mbalula focus on to improve road safety?

2019-05-30 13:20

Following the election of the ANC for its sixth term in office, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his new cabinet.

Drunk drivers, fatigue - Here's how to stay safe while holiday driving

2019-04-18 14:25

This time of year brings with it a brief but welcome relief from everyday life with a number of public holidays right after each other. Yet our road roads become more dangerous...

WATCH: Getting drunk on hot cross buns? Authorities deny traffic cops' shocking claims in training video

2019-04-17 13:45

Can eating hot cross buns give you a positive breathalyser test reading? Two Eastern Cape traffic officers seem to think so. But authorities have explained. Watch.

WATCH: What was he thinking!? Truck driver dangerously reverses along highway

2019-03-27 13:50

British authorities said they have dealt with a truck driver who was caught on camera reversing into the path of oncoming traffic along a busy motorway.

A quick guide to driving safely on wet roads

2019-02-18 09:39

'Harsh breaking, rapidly accelerating and so on all contribute to the wear and tear on essential parts of your vehicle. It can be even worse in the rain,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).

 

#WomensMonth: Top tips to keep you safe on the roads

2019-08-17 06:30

Contrary to popular belief, the insurance industry regards women as "safer" drivers than men and considers them less likely to be involved in road accidents, reports Arrive Alive.

Road safety during Women’s Month: Top driving tips

2019-08-08 06:01

Despite the many challenges women have overcome in South Africa, often female motorists can be vulnerable to criminal activities on the road, reports MasterDrive.

Safeguard your car from the intense cold front with these easy steps

2019-07-23 08:52

In winter, the cold drives us into our cars. What is often not considered, is the affect that cold weather during winter can have on our vehicles.

SEE: Need a safe car on a budget? Here are some of the safest entry-level cars in South Africa

2019-07-02 15:10

Need a new car but worried about its safety? The AA has released its latest study revealing the safety of entry-level cars in South Africa.

#StopTheCrash launches in SA: Here's how lives can be saved on local roads

2019-05-31 13:03

The technologies promoted by #StopTheCrash have the potential to save thousands of lives and the UN has developed international standards to help encourage countries to mandate these technologies. The campaign has been launched in SA.

WATCH: Honour road safety to remember Niki Lauda

2019-05-28 07:00

Members of the motorsport community are mourning the death of Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda this week.

WATCH: Traffic officer fails breathalyser after eating hot cross bun “No man, something is definitely wrong here”

2019-04-17 14:19

Hot cross buns are causing a stir on social media, for all the wrong reasons.

WATCH: EU plans speed-limiting tech for new cars

2019-03-28 09:56

All new cars could be fitted with special devices from 2022 to automatically make them keep to the speed limit after new EU rules were provisionally agreed.

US pedestrian deaths hit highest number since 1990 - study

2019-02-28 14:52

A report from a safety organization says the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads last year was the highest in 28 years.

When are you too old to drive - Should there be a driving limit for the elderly?

2019-01-30 09:00

'There’s no evidence showing that elderly drivers are any more of a hazard on our roads than anyone else,' says Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Automotive.

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