ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

Rain, floods, strong winds - 23 practical survival tips for SA's crazy weather conditions

2020-01-24 13:00

Here are 23 vital survival guide tips that can save your life in adverse weather.

Fatigue and drunk drivers - Here's how to stay safe during the manic festive season

2019-12-23 12:00

It's that time of year when people are making their way to destinations all over the country and roads can become packed. These tips will help you stay safe during the festive season.

WATCH | Jaguar Land Rover SA will do pre-holiday vehicle checks, for mahala! And, Little Max learns to off-road

2019-12-04 04:30

Jaguar Land Rover owners can benefit from a host of services this festive period, including a pre-holiday vehicle check and a chauffeur service.

Fikile Mbalula: Sanral intervention to curb carnage on Moloto road

2019-11-14 08:44

Improving the physical safety of the country's roads is Sanral's job. However, the improvement of the physical infrastructure should not in itself be seen as panacea for all the challenges we face on this roads, writes Fikile Mbalula.

'Ride at your own pace' - 7 tips to ensure your safety on the road for motorcyclists

2019-09-20 07:40

Owning a motorbike can come with a lot of excitement and thrills, but paramount to all of this has to be your safety.

Clashes in Gauteng: What to do when encountering protesters on SA's roads

2019-08-30 09:38

There has been havoc around Gauteng recently with strikes and looting affecting motorists. In the latest incident, streets in Tshwane were closed following reports of looting.

Moria pilgrimage: MEC asks ZCC members heading to Limpopo to pray for road safety

2019-08-29 20:18

Zion Christian Church (ZCC) congregants have been asked to pray for an end to road fatalities that have struck Limpopo recently.

#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.

 

Gauteng roads MEC increases impounding fee, expands capacity of 7 more depots

2019-12-23 20:54

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has increased the capacity for impounding depots to strengthen the department's road safety campaign aimed at reducing road fatalities.

How to prepare your car and keep your family safe this holiday

2019-12-20 15:30

The festive period is cause for celebration and relaxation. Here are a few tips to make sure you and your family arrive and depart safely during the festive season.

5 tips to keep you safe on the roads this festive season

2019-12-02 11:50

The festive season road trips beckon and the kilometres of memories ahead can remain pleasant and treasured in time to come, particularly if you prioritise safety throughout your holiday.

WATCH | This cool seatbelt can save your unborn child's life

2019-10-18 08:29

A seatbelt is the single-most important safety aspect of a car whether you're the driver or passenger that can often prove to be the difference between life and death. This applies even more so for pregnant women. This cool 'pregnancy belt' is perfect for expecting moms.

Drunk driving and vision impairment on our roads

2019-08-31 08:30

During the 2019 Easter period, there was a commendable 48% decline in the number of fatalities though sadly more than 800 drivers were arrested for drunk driving.

SEE| Here are 5 cars in SA that tick the 'safety box' for women

2019-08-30 04:45

The month of August in South Africa celebrates women and their contributions to history and contemporary society. But, one aspect pertaining to women certainly does not call for a celebration.

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.

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