How often have you been stuck in traffic and a car zooms past you without a care in the world because they live in their own world of road rules? Cue black rage of death.
Elon Musk kicked off the Tesla event in Los Angeles, Thursday by unveiling new features for the Model S electric sedan called the “D”.
Everyone knows that South Africa’s roads are a minefield of potholes. I even know an old lady who painted white circles around the ones in her street, so she would miss them…
While you’re not technically “holding” it, operating a smartwatch while driving is being seen as a serious distraction, according to the Department of Transport in the UK.
Russian dashboard camera catches a driver running over a man, and then fleeing the scene before the police arrive. Shocker.
Being visible to motorists as a pedestrian is an incredibly important concern missing in South Africa, which has resulted in a high number of road accidents.
A truck driver pulls over a policeman and accuses him of speeding – a painfully awkward stand-off ensues.
So whilst you conjure up an image of yourself ripping up the tarmac in your tight, black leather, wearing your metal-studded boots and with that Marlboro Red dangling between your lips – take a look at this video and see how a true rider does it at dare-devil speed
We all know that women have a reputation for putting on make up, eating breakfast, painting nails and even blow-drying their hair all while driving. Better yet, we all sneak in a quick call or a text message en route to our next destination. Here’s why you should do all those things before you put the key in the ignition.
The Justin Bieber edition of the child-star-goes-crazy syndrome is officially underway, as the Canadian singer was arrested in Miami on Thursday morning.
It’s been a hectic holiday season in terms of road deaths, with well over 850 people perishing on our roads in December alone.
For many of us, Smartphones have become an extra limb. It is an extended part of who we are, so it only makes sense to use it at all times. Or does it? Sure, sitting in traffic is boring, but that’s not an excuse to reach for your phone – no matter how tempting that blinking light is.
South Africa’s roads are treacherous, we all know that. From the potholed one-lane nightmare-roads in the Eastern Cape, to the isolated N2 of the Karoo, staying alive on the road is never more important than it is within our very own borders.
A UK research firm has pitted the sexes against each other on a mission to find out who the better drivers actually are. Check out this video and infographic to see how men and women compare in each test, and who ultimately takes home the gold medal in the end. Do you think it’s accurate? […]
German director Werner Herzog directed this chilling documentary which details stories of people who are living with the effects of texting and driving.
The toll that long distance driving takes on any motorist is often underestimated, and can lead to fatal road collisions. The Drive Awake app will track the movement of your eyes from the front camera of your iPhone. And if your eyes close at any time, an annoyingly loud parrot will squawk to wake you up.
The laws on texting and driving are constantly improving but still the tragedies that are happening are too high. Perhaps these adverts will make you think twice the next time you text and drive.
There is something quite harrowing about this photo of a kid’s cellphone, showing the conversation he was having via text, as well as the unfinished text he was writing before he crashed his car and died. Click through to see.
With two American states legalising the possession and recreational use of spliff, this is becoming an important question to ask. Especially as, according to a new survey from the California Office of Traffic Safety, there are more stoned drivers on Californian roads than drunk ones.
Cape Town, South Africa. In proposed amendments to the National Road Traffic Act published in the Government Gazette on 8 June 2012: getting your drivers license, which already is a stressful and time consuming process, will take up to 12 months longer. New technology developed by iDRIVE.co.za now simplifies the process, enabling you to pass […]
If you are one of those douchebags (or know such a douchebag) who text while driving, then you need to check out this video. Potential drivers in Belgium were told they had to pass a “mobile phone test” in order to get their driver’s licenses. See how they did, inside.
Let’s be honest, no one enjoys commuting. It’s a frustrating, time-consuming, anger-inducing practice which has become an unfortunate fact of life for some. Even more concerning however, are the actual negative effects it has on your physical and mental health. Click through for an insightful infographic breakdown.
Many of us are still really, really naughty about making phone calls and texting while driving. This despite the obviously dangerous distraction of cellphone usage behind the wheel. New reports show there has been a spike in the number of cellphone-related road accidents in South Africa recently – surprising, given how vigorously authorities are trying to clamp down on dangerous driving.
Last month we told you about Nevada legalising self-driving cars. But how do they work exactly? Check out this video of Google’s self-driving Toyota Prius being “driven” by a guy that is 95% blind.