Word on the street

Safety on the Road when Responding to an Emergency Call   Introduction With so much crime and road crashes across South Africa daily, we need to consider the challenges facing our first responders. Do they manage to provide a response that is fast and effective while safe not only for other road... Read more

  Safe Driving and Sharing and Changing Lanes   Introduction Changing lanes is a simple movement from one lane to another on roads with two or more lanes in the same direction. Road users change lanes to overtake another vehicle, to... Read more

The Sudden Unforeseen Stop and Roadside Emergencies   Introduction Our safety on the road is not only determined by our own behaviour, but also by the behaviour of other road users. Unfortunately, there are also sometimes others targeting road users with criminal activities. We find several... Read more

To Ride or Not to Ride a Motorcycle? 10 Important questions   Introduction The Arrive Alive online initiative seeks to increase road safety awareness and reduce the carnage on our roads. We report on road crashes and offer recommendations and advice on how these crashes can be prevented. In recent... Read more