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Do speed cameras really save lives?

2017-11-22 09:21

Speed cameras have been the focus of motorists’ anger and frustration for years, although we are told that they are effective at reducing road deaths. But is this really the case?

#MakeSAsafe – Namola app could be ‘Uber for police’

2017-11-10 14:40

According to Statistics South Africa’s Victims of Crime Survey, 1.2 million South African households experienced 1.5 million crime incidents in 2016/17.

Ford recalls big vans; wiring issue could cause fires

2017-10-26 11:58

Ford is recalling over 73 000 full-sized vans in North America to fix a wiring problem that could cause fires and other electrical issues.

WATCH: Teens admit to texting while driving

2017-09-13 09:40

Teens admit to texting while driving but quickly change their responses after realizing the consequences of their actions.

So Nissan's braking-tech will stop you from getting 'slapped' by passengers?

2017-08-31 09:55

'Could you braking be painful to your passengers?' asks Nissan in a new video highlighting the automaker's braking-technology, which could prevent you from being slapped by your passengers...

How to choose a car seat

2017-08-28 12:21

A car seat is one of the non-negotiable items to get when you have a baby. Here's how to choose the best one for your baby.

F1 halo safety rules 'too late' for 2018?

2017-08-22 12:01

F1 engineers are worried the precise regulations for 'Halo' are arriving too late for 2018.

Tesla driver recants, says autopilot not to blame for crash

2017-07-18 09:30

A Tesla driver says his car's partially self-driving autopilot system wasn't responsible for a crash in Minnesota, despite what he initially told investigators.

Is that a 'skin gun'? 3 cool emergency vehicles of the future

2017-07-06 09:04

Transforming ambulances, turbo-jet fire engines, a 'skin-spraying gun'... here's what emergency vehicles could look like in the future.

New SA-bound XC60: Here's how pedestrian detection could save lives

2017-06-09 09:47

'Sometimes the moments that never happen, matter the most,' says Volvo as it highlights its pedestrian detection technology, fitted to its new SA-bound XC60, in this eye-opening clip.

 

Panic button app Namola goes national

2017-11-10 21:00

An Uber-like South African safety and security app - Namola - has gone national.

The importance of using condoms

2017-11-06 11:27

The best protection for anyone who is sexually active

'Scary reality for commuters' - Street mechanic fixes Cape Town taxi on the road

2017-09-13 09:42

A video has surfaced of a man fixing a Cape Town taxi's engine in the middle of a street, for a quick repair on the engine before it heads off for more trips.

WATCH: See which cars pass the latest round of Euro crash tests

2017-09-07 12:14

Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for nine new cars including the Ford Fiesta, Mazda CX-5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet.

How to answer the car seat elitists

2017-08-30 15:25

What do you do when you're told that the car seat you've chosen for your child is not the best?

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes - study

2017-08-23 08:40

Researchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are significantly reducing crashes.

Do's and don'ts: Top driving tips to avoid vehicle crime in SA

2017-08-11 07:20

Criminals can regard women as easier targets, especially when driving alone on our roads. Carmen Jacobs picked the brain of Arrive Alive's Johan Jonck on tips to help women safeguard themselves.

WATCH: Ford's best-selling Mustang gets 3 stars in crash tests

2017-07-06 13:34

Ford has improved the safety of its muscle car as the best-selling Mustang earns a three-star rating in the latest EuroNCAP vehicle safety tests. Watch how the Mustang performs in crash tests.

Are fidget spinners safe for your kids?

2017-06-21 14:24

Independent testing of the must-have toy prompts sensible safety precautions.

New car seat safety harness in SA 'could be harmful' - Wheel Well

2017-06-05 07:30

'When it comes to child car safety, the correct child car seat can seem extremely expensive and some parents may be tempted to choose a cheaper alternative,' says Wheel Well's Pennie Mars as she warns of a new product available in SA.

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