ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

'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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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