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Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far
Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far
At least 103 people were killed in road accidents throughout the country over the Easter long weekend, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Monday....
More than 700 fatal crashes, 855 deaths on SA roads in Dec
More than 700 fatal crashes, 855 deaths on SA roads in Dec
Since the start of December, 855 people have been killed in more than 700 fatal crashes countrywide, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC)...
Europe is en route to safer highways
Europe is en route to safer highways
Two men wearing hard hats and high-visibility jackets stand on the side of a highway on a bright and chilly Monday morning. Equipped with asphalt-penetrating radars, a global positioning system and a camera bolted on to the roof of their yellow van, the pair has been working to create...
Proposed bill to see traffic offenders help in mortuaries
Proposed bill to see traffic offenders help in mortuaries
The proposed amendment to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act also seeks to make rehabilitation for habitual...
Festive season road death toll likely to rise
Festive season road death toll likely to rise
Minister of Transport Ben Martins announced on Thursday that between December 1 2012 and January 8 2013, 1 221 fatal accidents were recorded on...
Systemic change is needed to address road death toll
Systemic change is needed to address road death toll
When it comes to legislation to prevent road deaths, South Africa checks all the right boxes. But as with many things in the country, it all falls...
Two wheels good
Two wheels good
Mandi Smallhorne
Almost half of Gauteng's school buses deemed unroadworthy
Almost half of Gauteng's school buses deemed unroadworthy
Speaking at the Randburg testing station in Johannesburg, she said there were 700 buses for the subsidised scholar transport programme. A total of...
British pile-up inferno leaves witnesses horrified
British pile-up inferno leaves witnesses horrified
A 27-vehicle pile-up on a British motorway sparked explosions and an inferno, leaving several people dead and 43 injured, police said on Saturday....
SA speed reduction plan an 'ill-thought-out scheme'
SA speed reduction plan an 'ill-thought-out scheme'
Speed was rarely the root cause of collisions, the Justice Project SA (JPSA) said on Tuesday after Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele said he...
Knysna bus 'overloaded', says mayor
Knysna bus 'overloaded', says mayor
The driver of a 32-seater bus involved a crash in which 14 school pupils were killed in Knysna on Wednesday had allegedly tried to transport 58...
More than 200 killed on SA roads over Easter
More than 200 killed on SA roads over Easter
More than 200 people were killed in road accidents during the Easter weekend, according to preliminary figures released by the Road Traffic...

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