If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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'I will not have them near my car ever again', 'We'll help and give when we can', 'At least they are trying to earn money'... Readers respond to window washers at traffic intersections in SA.
'The government is not thinking of the poor','It is absolutely disgusting', 'We have the poorest public transport, fuel should be cheap and less taxed'... Wheels24 readers respond to SA fuel prices.
More readers share their thoughts on the SA Car of the Year competition.
'It won't work', 'Will only work where all offences have to be enforced', 'Taxi drivers will get away and law-abiding citizens will be forced to pay'... More Wheels24 readers share their views on the Aarto Bill.
Wheels24 reader Sibusiso Mbuli shares his horrifying hijack ordeal.
'Punishment is meaningless if the jail sentence can be avoided by paying a fine,' Wheels24 readers respond to the sentencing of a reckless driver in SA - two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000.
'I truly believe that electric cars are the future,' writes Dewald Carsterns as he lists the pros and cons of electric vehicles.
Wheels24 reader Sass Kloppers owns a Ford Ranger, and after clocking 2.2-million kilometres on his odometre earlier this week, his beloved bakkie came to a standstill - albeit just temporarily.
'Speed is not a problem, its is made a problem in order to generate more income out of traffic fines,' writes Wheels24 reader JJ Smith about speed limits in SA.
South Africans share their frustrations with underwear and cosmetic brands that don't produce their shade of "nude".
New car owners are putting their families' safety first - a Wheels24 poll shows 69% of readers won't purchase a car unless they've viewed its crash test rating.
What happens when an Audi is used for a Mercedes-Benz Ad? Twitter goes crazy, especially after a cheeky post from the local automaker.
'Improvements have to come from the top', 'Improve public transport to reduce road crashes'... Wheels24 readers share suggestions for new Transport Ministe Blade Nzimande to focus on.
'Who is going to enforce it?', ' Fix all the wrongs in our current system first', 'The wrong people will be targeted and the rest will get away'... Wheels24 readers respond to the Aarto amendment bill.
'The cost would be prohibitive', 'The world has gone mad', 'Government can't even get the Toyota Hi-Ace off our roads'... We asked readers whether a proposed ban on new petrol and diesel cars would work in SA.
Stats SA has announced earlier this month that South Africa has entered a technical recession, South Africans took to Twitter express their feelings in funny memes.
"We have so many traffic regulations that are continually being violated on a second by second basis by incompetent and selfish drivers, and virtually nothing is done about it!," writes Wheels24 reader Patrick Benetti.
We asked readers whether they believed harsh penalties would curb drunk driving in SA following the horrendous 2017 Easter weekend road death toll.
'There is no justification for this, we are simply being "screwed" by our government and that has become acceptable and normal,' says Wheels24 reader Arvin Tiluk about the ministers' cars.
'If it wasn’t for my husband’s quick thinking, the situation could have turned out a lot worse.' Wheels24 reader Susanna Nell shares her distrubing hijacking experience in SA.
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