Cut your risks on the road and eliminate the 'oops' moment from your driving

2018-09-25 09:11

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to reflect on the dangerous moments they have experienced at the wheel, to reduce the risks they face on future road journeys.

187 motorcyclist killed in one year – top tips for SA riders and motorists to buck the trend and save lives

2018-09-21 08:28

'Between August 1 2017 and August 31 2018, there have been 726 motorcycle crashes in which 187 motorcyclists were killed,' reports the Motorcycle Safety Institute of SA.

Motorists should 'be aware how dangerous worn shocks can be' - MIWA

2018-09-19 09:54

"Worn shock absorbers can seriously compromise a car’s handling and safety on the road," says the SA Motor Industry Workshop Association.

WATCH: Mercedes-Benz pushed along on its side by huge truck for more than a kilometre, driver to take legal action

2018-09-14 06:54

A video captures the moment a Mercedes-Benz is pushed along on its side by a huge truck for more than a kilometre.

Keep your eyes on the road: Top tips for driving this Spring

2018-09-08 09:48

With Spring upon us parts of Gauteng have already experienced their first downpours. Here's how to deal with changing weather conditions on our roads.

Heavy rain hits SA: Reduce road deaths by checking your tyres today

2018-08-28 08:22

'There’s no denying that tyres play a crucial role when it comes to how a vehicle operates on the road,' says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).

WATCH: CCTV footage captures the incredible moment this quick-thinking Mercedes driver gets away from armed hijackers in Joburg

2018-08-18 10:00

CCTV and dashcam footage captures the moment a driver is confronted by hijackers at gun-point in Johannesburg. Incredibly, the driver manages to get away, smashing her way past the hijacker's car.

WATCH: This hard-hitting SA ad says speeding is a 'form of abuse' - #ManUpSlowDown

2018-08-09 18:09

'Sadly, women are often the victims of male drivers who speed: it can be a form of abuse, especially when women are injured as a result,' says the Western Cape transport department as it releases another hard-hitting road safety ad.

WATCH: Don't drink and drive - car impaled on street poles during crash

2018-07-31 22:00

British authorities responded to the scene of a bizarre crash - a driver impaled his vehicle on street poles.

National fuel protests looming: Pappi Group threatens to block roads, disrupt routes

2018-07-23 15:07

A group called the People Against Petrol and Paraffin Increases (PAPPI) threatens to shut down some of the country's roads in protest of another record-high fuel price hike.

 

Iconic cars in SA's history, Renault Megane RS takes on Aldo Scribante race track - Your top car stories of the day

2018-09-21 19:00

We highlight new models launched locally and take a look at some of iconic cars in SA's automotive history.

Is it worth the risk? Should you fight back against hijackers or not?

2018-09-20 10:00

"Crime statistics have been released and it shows that vigilante justice was in the top three in Gauteng," says MasterDrive SA as it highlights the dangerous of fighting back against hijackers.

WATCH: 'I was trying to get my phone' – incredible moment driver rolls huge truck

2018-09-14 15:12

Dashcam footage captures the terrifying moment a driver gets up from his seat, leaves the wheel unattended and crashes his truck. Why was he so reckless? He was attempting to retrieve his cellphone.

'Self-healing' roads? Here's how some engineers are working to curb potholes

2018-09-13 10:33

Potholes are a perennial problem; they are dangerous to road users, and the damage they cause to vehicles can be hugely expensive. To combat potholes some engineers are working on “self-healing” roads.

SEE: 'They took everything, including the shoes he was wearing' - readers share their harrowing hijacking experiences

2018-09-04 11:50

We asked readers whether they've witnessed or been the victim of hijackings in South Africa. Incredibly, more than 1000 said they managed to fend off criminals attempting to steal their car.

WATCH: From street to strip: 5 ways in which to drive fast legally

2018-08-23 15:00

There are plenty of ways to fulfill your urge for speed without breaking the law - here are five ways to drive quickly and legally.

#WomensDay long-weekend road trip: How to keep your car in top form and your family safe

2018-08-10 11:30

With school holidays and national Women's Day it's a long weekend for most South Africans. Here are a few tips to keep your car and family safe.

'We want justice' - Bangladesh teens block roads for seventh day over road safety

2018-08-04 19:59

Parts of the Bangladeshi capital ground to a halt for the seventh day running Saturday, as thousands of students staged protests calling for improvements to road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

Women beware! Smash-and-grab attacks on the rise

2018-07-30 08:23

Smash-and-grab attacks, like we see in a viral video of this incident that took place on the M1 near Smith Street, demand immediate and effective action.

'Ponzi' scams woes in SA, Plenty of new models heading to the country - Your Sunday wrap

2018-07-15 10:30

Want to make your car a bit faster or want to know what happens to your car after you traded it in? Here is the top stories of the week.

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