A proposed bill could see traffic offenders doing community service in state mortuaries or trauma units, says a report.
Another year of road carnage has been capped off with an estimated festive season death toll of 1 465.
Despite a handful of initiatives to improve road safety during the festive season, the road death toll continues to rise.
Tthe rise in deaths on South African roads has outstripped the increase in the vehicle population over the past 50 years
Gauteng education minister Barbara Creecy says at least 203 of 485 buses in the province's scholar transport programme are unroadworthy.
A 27-vehicle pile-up on a British motorway sparked explosions and an inferno, leaving several people dead and 43 injured.
Crashes were almost always caused by drivers violating road laws, but enforcement authorities still insist on focusing on speed prosecution.
The driver of a 32-seater bus involved a crash in which 14 school pupils were killed in Knysna had allegedly tried to transport 58 schoolchildren.
More than 200 people were killed in road accidents during the Easter weekend, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation.
New research shows that the brain actively works to repair itself after traumatic injury, but subsequent impact can compound the damage.
The number of Malawians killed in a collision between a minibus taxi and a truck in Laingsburg rose to 23 on Sunday with a death of another man.
Two British tourists were killed and at least 18 injured when their overland truck crashed on Thursday on the eve of the Soccer World Cup.
The owner of a bus that killed 23 people in South Africa was charged with murder on Friday, a police spokesperson said.
Law enforcement agencies must step up their operations following a number of traffic accidents countrywide, says Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele.
There were 1 582 road-accident deaths over the festive season, Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele said on Tuesday.
A third Roadlink bus has been impounded in less than a week after being found with defective brakes in George in the Southern Cape.
A minibus taxi driver who allegedly ran down a girl on a scooter in Pretoria should be charged with murder, the Freedom Front Plus said on Wednesday.
KwaZulu-Natal transport minister Bheki Cele on Thursday called national bus operator SA Roadlink a "killing machine" and "a coffin on wheels".
A serious car accident can now bankrupt you for life, the Johannesburg Attorneys Association said on Monday.
Motorists should avoid travelling on the M1 North following an accident involving a paint truck, metro police said on Tuesday.