ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD SAFETY

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).

'The street is not the place' - why dangerous drag-racing should be held on a race track

2019-01-28 08:08

'We appreciate that people wish to explore the performance characteristics of the cars that they buy but the street is not the place,' says Eugene Herbert of MasterDrive.

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.

 

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.

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.

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