How Facebook is looking out for your mental health

2018-09-05 14:58

The tech giant is making it easier to reach out to Facebook friends going through a tough time.

US testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

2018-08-07 08:51

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, a US insurance industry group warns.

Polarised sunglasses and binoculars could save you from sharks in Cape Town

2018-07-08 09:14

The Shark Spotters programme warns people when sharks are in the water and stops them from getting attacked.

India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, survey shows

2018-06-27 14:33

Even though Indian authorities have been trying to deal with the issue, the number of assaults targeting women is still increasing.

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

2018-06-07 05:15

Many passengers are carrying prohibited items in their checked baggage, with power banks and spare batteries carrying higher risk, says the International Air Transport Association.

How much do you trust driverless cars?

2018-05-25 10:44

We’re promised a future with driverless cars on our roads but do people really trust the technology to take us safely on journeys?

Is your Nissan affected by dangerous airbag safety recall? Check the list of cars here

2018-05-23 09:19

Nissan South Africa has issued a safety recall for several local models to resolve an airbag issue. Models range from 2001 to 2013...

'Lowest probability of rollover' - Watch as Tesla's Model X SUV passes crash tests

2018-05-22 09:41

Tesla published a video on showing its Model X SUV undergoing safety tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

'I'd like a female driver please' - would this improve our safety when we use Uber/Taxify?

2018-05-09 14:33

We take a look at safety in the e-hailing cars we use every day.

A complete 6-step guide to preparing for a household emergency

2018-04-09 17:52

Man-made or natural disaster? For most household emergencies time is of the essence – the quicker you respond, the less damage.


This emergency safety app is big in Soweto – here’s how it works

2018-09-02 18:00

A free mobile safety app is helping Sowetans respond to emergencies faster than a call to the authorities.

South Africans believe they are less safe than people in Palestine and Libya, study finds

2018-07-17 08:45

A new study shows that South Africans have very low confidence in law and order – and think they are less secure than citizens of war-torn countries.

Let's take back our communities from violent criminals

2018-07-04 11:56

The most important job, the first job, of any government is to keep its people safe. The ANC has failed to do this, writes Mmusi Maimane.

What if your Uber driver knew you were drunk before you even got into the car?

2018-06-15 14:16

Uber may soon be able to track our sobriety when we request a ride. How will this change the way we travel and use the app?

These are the safest countries worldwide for women to live in

2018-05-29 17:52

If you’re thinking about making a move to a new country, you might want to read this first.

Tesla in Autopilot sped up before crash - Police report

2018-05-25 07:28

A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.

Best selling cars in SA, new Ford Ranger bakkie - top motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2018-05-22 19:00

Crash test dummies influencing car buys, best selling cars in SA and a Moto3 racer jumping over a fellow crashed rider... you don't want to miss these top motoring stories.


2018-05-19 15:00

WE can’t run away from crime – it is everywhere.

7 tricks used by card fraud criminals in South Africa – and how to protect yourself against them

2018-04-19 16:55

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre released its card fraud statistics for 2017. Here's how to guard against the common scams.

New cars are quickly getting self-driving safety features

2018-03-27 09:58

Safety features from self-driving cars already are showing up in new vehicles.

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