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Drivers, law enforcement and pedestrians urged to do more to combat road fatalities

​Although there was a 2% decrease in fatal crashes from 2016 to 2017, the number of annual fatalities due to car accidents has increased dramatically

Pupils are condemned to death road

Parents depend on often unroadworthy vehicles to get their children to school because provincial departments are not fulfilling their obligations

Driven to kill: How alcohol fuels the carnage on SA’s roads

As the country mourns Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere, it is time for all those who drink and drive to ask whether they are part of the problem.

Over 900 killed on SA’s roads this December

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has said more than 900 travellers have been killed on South Africa's roads so far this December.

Ten killed in Karoo accident

Ten people, including two children, were killed on Tuesday when a taxi burst into flames on the N1 between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka.

Taxi driver appears in court following horror crash

The driver of the taxi involved in last week's horrific Cape Flats level-crossing accident appeared briefly in a magistrate's court on Tuesday.

Taxi driver arrested following Cape horror crash

Police on Sunday arrested the driver of a taxi that crashed into an oncoming train, claiming the lives of 10 children.

Mandela family identify driver in fatal crash

The car in which Nelson Mandela's great grand-daughter died was driven by the son of the boyfriend of one of the former president's daughters.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

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Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

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Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations