At last! You can take your Rolls off-road – anywhere

‘Possibly the most anticipated Rolls-Royce of all time’ Named after giant diamond mined in South Africa. All-terrain, high-body for authentic off-road travel LONDON, England -When Rolls-Royce announced three years ago that it would launch a super-luxury on/off-roader to be called the Cullinan, an all-terrain three-boxer, it was because the seriously, seriously, rich around the world…

Flat tyre? Read this for sensible (perhaps life-saving!) advice

Check tyres before you leave home Know where the jack is – and how to use it  First task: call freeway emergency service LONDON, England – Sometimes the roads we drive on can be unpredictable,hich can cause a tyre puncture. This could mean cancelling our plans and waiting in a safe place for the breakdown…

No more happy SA holidays for 510 men, women and kids

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, announcing the Easter 2018 toll on human life, has exposed a  14% increase in road deaths over the Easter holiday period (March 29-April 9) over the same period in 2017. Its a period that coincides with national school holidays and to put that horrendous number into perspective it…

Kids could clean up with water-saving screen wipers

German juvenile geniuses score bigtime Auto refilling of screenwasher designed Why had nobody thought of this idea? BRENTWOOD, England – So, how come the brilliant brains of the automotive industry didn’t hit on this great idea despite 50 years of windscreen washers…? We just hope the kids’ve copyrighted it for, if they have, they’ll probably…

Video: Take your supercar skating on thick ice

Briggs Auto celebrates second winter driving experience  Mono Ice Driving Experience goes to extremes The ‘ultimate piece of motorsport equipment STOCKHOLM, Sweden – UK-based Briggs Automotive is has had a second running of its Mono Ice Driving Experience on Sweden’s frozen lakes, calling it ”a high-intensity test in the greatest driver’s car of them all…

Easter coming: Don’t celebrate Jesus’ death by killing yourself

Happy Easter – hope to see you back home Your and your family’s lives are in your hands Simply, from The Corner, don’t drive like an asshole JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – OK, it’s that time of the year again to start reminding drivers of the perils of the bi-directional Easter holiday road rush… no, don’t click…

Towing hitches: Here’s how to avoid them

Preparation and checks vital for road safety Remember to check the tyre treads Balance the load, check the ball hitch THIS FEATURE is sourced from the UK where towing conditions, on or off-road, are much the same as here in South Africa Nevertheless, that island nations averages 4800 towing incidents a year with most on…

Get bad cars and lousy drivers off the roads

  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Almost 80% of SA road-users believe getting unroadworthy vehicles off the roads will make those same roads safer and more than half of the folk questioned (58%) want harsher punishment for such offenders. The object being to reduce the wholesale slaughter on our roads. The Automobile Association ‘Safer Roads in…

TW&T aim to add fun to that holiday road trip

Have fun with the kids on your holiday trip Print out a game and quiz for the family …and go through the road-safety checklist MOST ADULTS love the soothing sound of tyres on tar, a panoramic view of the open road, knowing there’s a fun and relaxing holiday at the end of that road. Kids,…

It’s hijack season: It happens – prepare yourself and family

Don’t be a Christmas road-crime victim Teach your children what to do if threatened Tips to use for parking garage safety Previous research conducted over the festive season shows a clear spike in crime during December, including hijacking. The reason for this can only be assumed but you can to try protect yourself and your…

Surviving Christmas: How to keep YOUR death off the road

How to survive the year-end holiday dash Driving know-it-alls, don’t bother reading Otherwise take this advice from experts JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Many people have already been killed on South African roads since the start of December 2017 – among them 10 in one taxi that hit a herd of cows – and the end-of-year holiday…