ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFE DRIVING

FIA gets on the safe driving wagon, launches innovative new challenge for all drivers

2019-11-19 13:07

The FIA launched a global contest to encourage and reward smart driving, open to all motorists and all types of cars.

SEE | 10 tips for motorcyclists to stay safe in the rain

2019-10-15 07:43

After a dry winter, the rainy season is knocking at the door for most of the interior. Unfortunately, for bikers, the wet roads bring a host of additional risks. Here are a few ways to keep safe during the rainy season.

Lessen the chances of getting in a car crash

2019-06-21 14:30

Accidents can happen so quickly and the biggest problem is how it is dealt with, because it's not something drivers are prepared for.

Be tyre-wise: Why you should replace worn tyres

2019-04-18 14:18

Tyres are vital to the safety of the driver, passengers as well as other road users. Therefore being tyre-savvy is critical to safe driving in SA.

Planning an awesome SA road trip? 5 top tips to keep you safe on the road

2019-04-17 12:42

"Don’t become a statistic this Easter," says the Automobile Association who is appealing to South Africans to be vigilant and focused on our roads during the Easter holiday period.

WATCH: Shedding some light on driving in the dark in SA

2018-08-08 09:04

Driving a car on a lengthy journey can take its toll on your body, even more so at night when visibility is limited. Here are a few tips to help you drive safely in the dark.

'Keep the kids safe' - Prepare for those long drives and long trips ahead

2018-06-20 09:00

'Keeping the kids safe and entertained is an important part of the trip,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)

WATCH: SUV driver navigates rush hour traffic in reverse

2018-06-07 14:05

Officials are speculating a motorist who navigated a highway during the morning rush hour traffic in reverse may have had transmission problems.

Top 5 safety tips: Put the brakes on dangerous driving

2018-04-26 09:02

A crucial part of safe driving is being able to stop in time, everytime. Use these simple tips to improve your braking and detect any issues early on.

WATCH: Here's why you shouldn't hog the 'fast lane'

2017-08-10 10:52

In South Africa, the left lane is designed to be the primary driving lane. The right lane is intended to be used by motorists to safely pass other vehicles that are travelling at a slower speed than they are.

 

WATCH | How to drive in floods and stay safe on the roads this holiday

2019-11-19 07:30

Though it's best to avoid driving in floods at all, it may be a necessity. If you absolutely must get behind the wheel, here's some advice to follow to help you stay safe.

WATCH | Drive safe and you won't burn a hole in your pocket with car insurance

2019-10-04 13:00

Having car insurance is essential for any driver but the often steep premiums can make people turn a blind eye. Take a look at some of these tips to save cash on monthly payments.

#SAElections2019: Extra traffic, busy parking lots.. Here's how to arrive at voting stations safely on election day

2019-05-07 13:40

South Africa is just a day away from its 6th democratic elections. Motorists should take into consideration of extra traffic and challenging road conditions that they may encounter.

Drunk driving could be a thing of the past... if you own a Volvo

2019-04-18 10:45

An end to drunk driving - does this sound like a pipe dream? Volvo's new technology hopes to put an end to drunk drivers.

Uber plans to check up on idle cars in new safety measures

2018-09-06 12:06

If you sit in an Uber car for too long, the ride-hailing company plans to check up on you to make sure everything is fine.

SEE: Lucky couple escapes as their SUV plunges down the gruelling Sani Pass - here's how to handle dangerous, snow conditions in SA

2018-07-20 15:00

A KwaZulu-Natal couple escaped serious injury when the SUV they were travelling in veered off the gruelling, snow-covered Sani Paas near the Underberg.

Educating your kids to make smart decisions behind the wheel

2018-06-20 08:00

Having regular conversations about safety, practicing driving together, and leading by example go a long way in ensuring your teen makes smart decisions when they get behind the wheel.

WATCH: 7 types of cool car tech we can't do without

2018-05-29 12:00

Cameras, sensors and radars... our cars are filled with technologies that are active while driving. Take a look at these 7 driver assistants we cant do without.

10 things you need to check in your car before your road trip

2017-12-21 13:58

Before you set off anywhere, you need to prepare your vehicle.

Huge storm lashes Cape Town: 13 wet weather driving tips

2017-06-07 07:36

A huge cold front is affecting the Western Cape causing heavy rain, road closures and dangerous driving conditions. Here are 13 wet-weather driving tips.

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