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Babies at wheel, brains in the boot - LONDON, England - About 70% of young drivers in Britain think they are better-than-average drivers. According to a survey by Vision Critical and road safety charity the Institute of Advanced...   More


Johannesburg launches pothole reporting app - Residents in Johannesburg may now have an effective way to communicate the number of potholes on the roads. The Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA) is in the testing phase of its Find & Fix...   More


Glow-in-the-dark roads - The Netherlands is flying the innovation flag high as light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway. The design, announced in 2012 by...   More


E-toll bill can't stop licence renewals - Cape Town - Unpaid e-toll bills cannot lead to the withholding of vehicle licence registrations. This clarification was given by the director of licensing and prosecutions of the Johannesburg...   More


Vehicle sales unchanged - Johannesburg - New vehicle sales for March held up reasonably well and were virtually unchanged from March last year, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) said on...   More


Gauteng plans bicycle transport routes - Johannesburg - The Gauteng roads and transport department intends to roll out non-motorised transport infrastructure in the province. The infrastructure would integrate all municipalities'...   More


7 Injured in Johannesburg crash - Johannesburg - Seven people were injured after two vehicles collided head-on in Randburg, Johannesburg, paramedics said on Saturday. A heavy goods vehicle and light delivery vehicle were involved...   More


E-tolls to hit already high petrol price - Johannesburg - The easing rand pressure on the petrol price may be short-lived as the effect of e-tolls on fuel prices filter through, industry body Sapia has warned. According to SA Petroleum...   More


Porsche driver held for speeding - Johannesburg - A 48-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for driving at 202km/h on the N1 freeway near Mariasburg, Johannesburg metro police said. "He was driving a Porsche Panamera without number...   More


Jhb sets R60m aside for road repairs - Johannesburg - A R60m fund has been set aside to repair damaged roads after floods in Johannesburg, the city's road agency (JRA) said on Wednesday. At least R23m of the money would be used to...   More


Sanral collects R250m from e-tolls - Johannesburg - Sanral collected R250m from electronic tolling in Gauteng in the first three months of implementation, it said on Wednesday. "An amount of R250.8m has been received as at 28...   More


Woman held for fake JMPD cards - Johannesburg - A woman was arrested early on Monday evening in Roodepoort for allegedly making fake Johannesburg metro police (JMPD) appointment cards and fake licensing officer cashier...   More


Six-year-old boy saves gran and sister - Johannesburg - A 6-year-old boy saved his grandmother and sister when he pushed them out of the way as a car swerved onto a pavement on Stanford Road in Turffontein on Sunday afternoon, paramedics...   More


3 Killed in gruesome Johannesburg (Devland) accident - Johannesburg - Three people died after a car they were travelling in lost control, hit a lamp post and caught fire, the city of Johannesburg emergency management services said on Sunday. The...   More


Traffic cops arrested in Upington - Johannesburg - Two traffic officers have been arrested for alleged corruption in Upington, Northern Cape, the Hawks said on Saturday. The Anti Corruption investigation unit of the Directorate for...   More


Sandton petrol station shop catches fire - Johannesburg - A shop at a petrol station in Sandton, Johannesburg, caught fire late on Friday evening, the city's emergency management services said. "We are attending to it now... the petrol...   More


Potholes cause spike in damaged vehicles - Johannesburg - There has been a rise in the number of vehicles damaged by potholes, the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) said on Thursday. "There had been more reports in the last two weeks about...   More


Blue light crash ruined our lives - Krugersdorp - It has been a tough journey for the Ferreira family since their son, Thomas, was injured when a blue light vehicle driver crashed into his motorbike, leaving him with severe brain...   More


Sanral questions Outa's e-tags research - Johannesburg - The SA National Roads Agency Limited on Sunday challenged Outa's claim that motorists are not buying e-tags. "Sanral... is now sitting with more than 1.2 million e-tags that have...   More


Businesses warned on e-tolls tax impact - Cape Town - Businesses must consider the income tax and VAT consequences that the e-toll system will have on them and on their employees, according to Beric Croome, a tax executive at the law firm...   More


Biker shot dead in road rage attack - Johannesburg - A man was shot dead and another wounded in an apparent road rage confrontation in Randburg on Friday morning, Johannesburg metro police said. "The motorcyclist was killed on...   More


Joburg road closures for Avengers sequel - Johannesburg - Several streets in the Johannesburg CBD will be closed from Monday for the filming of the sequel to the superhero movie "The Avengers", metro police said. "Today Albetina Sisulu...   More


Man held for licence fraud in Pretoria - Johannesburg - A 51-year-old man was arrested for fraud in Pretoria, the Hawks said on Monday. Captain Paul Ramaloko said the man was arrested on Friday, after several complaints were brought to...   More


Which country has the worst drivers? - If you are a new driver, you would do well to know a couple of things about the dangers of driving. It is a jungle out there and you should be aware that your driving skills, no matter how good...   More


Speeding man tries to con traffic cops - Johannesburg - Five people have been arrested for speeding near Sandton in Johannesburg, metro police said on Sunday. "The Sandton high speed unit of JMPD arrested five motorists last night...   More


23-Year old man arrested for fraudulent drivers licence - A 23-year old man has been arrested for allegedly driving with a fraudulent driver's licence and motor vehicle licence disk. He was nabbed on the R25 near Bronkhorstspruit, east of...   More


Rewarding good drivers ... with cash! - Pretoria - If you’re a motorist who always adheres to the stipulated speed limit, obeys road rules and has never had a traffic offence ticket, then you could find yourself with extra cash in...   More


Man bust with fake licence equipment

News - Johannesburg - A man has been arrested for being in possession of items used to create various falsified licences and permits, Gauteng traffic police said on Saturday. "The documents discovered...   More


Reckless drivers may lose licences - Boksburg - In an effort to reduce the on-going fatal crashes on the roads, government is planning to revoke the driver’s licences of reckless motorists, who breach the rules of the road. The...   More


New rule proposes 10-year driving licence

The Star - Tired of queueing every five years to renew your driving licence? Apparently the state is tired of this administrative nightmare too. Now there’s a plan underway to make driving licences valid for...   More


Young drivers: Why they're a risk - LONDON, England - Inexperience (86%) and over-confidence (86%) are the main reasons why new drivers are the biggest insurance risk on the road. A poll conducted by Britain’s Institute of...   More


Fail your test in 10 seconds... - Letting the vehicle roll backwards, not performing observations, crossing a solid white line... Nervous learners are prone to errors behind the wheel, especially during a driving licence...   More


Temporary licences to reduce carnage? - Newly-licenced drivers will have a year to prove their skills behind the wheel before being granted a full driver’s licence, according to new laws being gazetted in South Africa later this...   More


Lower insurance for "newbies" - Young drivers are being encouraged to do advanced driving courses to benefit - eventually - from lower insurance rates. Experts says young and inexperienced drivers are likely to drive faster...   More


Parents worse drivers than teens - DETROIT, Michigan - Not only teenagers and business executives engage in distracted driving. A study has found that parents chauffeuring their pre-teens are among the worst offenders. Here's...   More


SA drivers easily distracted! - Earlier in March 2013 we reported that Goodyear’s annual 2013 road safety survey revealed youth in South Africa were among the most aggressive drivers in the world. Another survey shows that...   More


SA young drivers too aggressive! - CAPE TOWN - South African accident statistics tend to increase dramatically over the March holiday period. According to statistics, the aggressive habits of young drivers play a big role on the...   More


Woes of acquiring a driver's licence in Randburg, Johannesburg Author - My daughter got her driving learners licence sometime ago. She then went to a Driving School in Randburg for the K53 Method of Driving. Everything by the book. So far so good. After 10...   More


New driving licence law shock

Cape Times - New drivers would have to complete a 'graduation year' before they get a proper licence - and if they commit certain offences in that period, they would have to go back to square one. And if your...   More


New Learner's Licence test system

Star Motoring - South Africa’s National Traffic Information System (eNaTiS) together with the Eastern Cape Department of Transport, has rolled out a new computerised touch-screen learner’s licence test that...   More


Bribe backfires for learner driver - A 47-year-old man from Muizenberg, Cape Town has been arrested for allegedly trying to bribe a driving licence examiner. He had failed the test twice. At the beginning of a test in September...   More


Driving school for the disabled - Sarah Nkgeng, a paraplegic employee of Primedia, could never have thought that from an emotionally painful experience in obtaining her driver’s licence, when she was faced with harsh...   More


Learner's licence valid longer

SAPA - Johannesburg - Learner's licenses will now be valid for two years instead of 18 months, the transport department announced on Monday. It also extended testing hours for the licenses to 17:00 on...   More

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