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Drivers in SUVs more dangerous

Drivers in pick-up trucks or SUVs are more likely to kill pedestrians   While the market in vehicle sales sees an increase in SUV’s as a positive trend. It also lends a possible complication for road safety, more notably for pedestrians. This is according to statistics –which say pedestrians account for anything between 50 and […]

Easter road safety

Easter is one of the busiest periods on the road after the festive season. Last Easter saw an increase of 14% in road fatalities. As families head out to holiday destinations for the weekend, it becomes essential that drivers do whatever they can to avoid another increase in statistics.   Avoid the peak hours  According […]

We’re looking for the hero on our highways

R100 000 prize awaits South Africa’s best truck driver with Hollard Highway Heroes   As the 2019 Easter long weekend approaches, road safety is once again an issue: how do we address the almost inevitable carnage on our highways?   “Perhaps the question is not so much how we prevent bad driving, which year after […]

Weekday Wit

Compromise Patient: How much to have this tooth pulled? Dentist: R1 000. Patient: R1 000 for just a few minutes work? Dentist: Well, I can extract it very slowly if you like?   Circus trick A circus owner walks into a bar to see everyone crowded about a table watching a show. On the table […]