ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY TIPS

The 'anti-groping app' has become a hit in Japan - could it be something that would work in South Africa?

2019-05-22 17:07

People are raving about the Japanese anti-groping app. Should SA be taking notes?

How to keep your kids safe (and out of trouble) when you’re at work these holidays

2018-12-19 13:13

If your child is staying home or allowed to go out without supervision while on school holidays, it’s a good idea to set some ground rules for their safety.

OPEN LETTER: Dear festival organisers, you need to keep us safe after every concert

2018-12-04 18:27

The Global Citizen Festival was one of the biggest shows ever put on in South Africa as a drive to end poverty and empower women and young girls. What happened after we celebrated Nelson Mandela's centenary and various actions taken, is that too many of us left the concert not with fists up in the air, but clenched in absolute fear, protecting bags, cellphones and our lives.

'I felt sorry for the victims but I had a job to do' - Former hijackers reveal all, here's how you can protect yourself in SA

2018-08-29 15:32

What drives people to hijack cars in SA? Why is this vehicle crime so difficult to put an end to locally? Ryno Schutte speaks to former convicted hijackers to find out...

Leading the way: Why the need for additional lights on vehicles is vital

2018-07-24 07:31

The increase of additional supplementary lighting on vehicles in SA has brought the legal implications of installing these lights for drivers into the spotlight, says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).

Huge cold front hits SA: Surviving a snowstorm behind the wheel

2018-07-03 18:35

Many parts of the South Africa are experiencing bitterly cold conditions. Here are a few tips to help you survive a snowstorm behind the wheel.

First Mecerdes-Benz reborn, Man hangs on to bonnet at 112km/h - Here are your top motoring stories of the week

2018-07-01 11:00

In case you missed anything this week, catch up on all the top stories that happened with your weekend wrap.

What to do after witnessing a 'hit-and-run' incident

2018-06-28 10:58

Whether it is a slight fender bender or something more serious like knocking down a pedestrian, a hit and run incident is a crime in South Africa.

WATCH: Why being impatient and reckless while overtaking is a bad idea in SA

2018-06-25 10:53

A video shows how reckless behaviour while overtaking can lead to extremely dangerous situations on South Africa's roads.

Reduce your fuel bill and save your life at the same time by pumping up your tyres

2018-06-21 07:30

'It's estimated that at least a quarter of drivers have one or more under-inflated tyres on their vehicle. This is not only dangerous, but wasteful,' according to Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive.

 

Woman shares how she received creepy texts from man she met in a train

2019-01-18 17:12

Ever found yourself in a situation where someone you briefly met sends you a Facebook request or a text the following day, when you hadn’t even given them your name or number?

How to stay safe this holiday season - Tips from the country's top cop

2018-12-14 14:55

South Africa's top cop wants all citizens to be safe this festive season and is appealing to everyone to be considerate, responsible and vigilant to ensure their personal safety and that of others.

Here are four times bad guys got the short end of the stick on the road

2018-09-27 08:55

In the heat of the moment your body's fight-or-flight instinct kicks in - we look at incidents of motorists fighting back against hijackers in South Africa.

#WomensDay long-weekend road trip: How to keep your car in top form and your family safe

2018-08-10 11:30

With school holidays and national Women's Day it's a long weekend for most South Africans. Here are a few tips to keep your car and family safe.

Porsche opens CT studio, End of the road for the world's cheapest car - Top stories for the day

2018-07-13 18:00

Porsche unveiled its new studio in Cape Town while over the US, cities are grappling on how to deal with electric scooters. Here's your top stories for the day.

Top tips to keep you safe on the road

2018-07-02 13:09

With more 130 000 people killed on SA's roads over the past decade, road safety is a daily concern for many motorists. Here are few tips to help keep you and your passengers safe.

Classic cars, 'Frankenstein' Ferrari - top motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2018-06-29 19:30

From classic cars to why smoking weed and driving is a bad idea, catch up on all the top motoring stories both locally and internationally.

Caught in the crossfire: Here's what to do if you're caught in deadly cash-in-transit heists in SA

2018-06-26 12:09

The recent spate of cash-in-transit heists across South Africa highlights the importance of safety and security on our roads. Here's what to do if you witness road crime in SA.

Escaping 'strike season' in SA: Dealing with protests on the road

2018-06-22 12:00

Strikes are becoming prominent across South Africa which poses a threat to motorists. Eugene Herbert provides some tips of what to do in such an instance.

Get WalletWise with Iketsetse Zenzele

2018-06-19 10:08

Catch the radio drama series that’s packed with money tips and clever tricks to improve your banking experience

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