roads

  1. Zoomzoom

    What can I do about run-off coming from the road onto my property?

    I am, unfortunately, situated in the lowest point in the road, which is a gravel road. There are no drains or ditches of any kind to direct any run-off and because of how the road is sloped, it all comes into my yard. I have an old Karoo huisie made of unfired clay bricks, the run-off has...
  2. S

    Road Trip ideas?

    hi All, A mate is getting hitched soon, so we thinking of a roadtrip. Cars are a good mixture of hot hatches and performance sedans, we are all based in JHB and are looking at leaving the province to find that road that puts a smile on your face. any ideas are welcomed. thanks in advance
  3. mercurial

    Glow in the dark road unveiled in the Netherlands

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  4. NeonNinja

    855 killed on South Africa's roads in December [25 December 2013]

    http://www.peherald.com/news/article/22447
  5. LazyLion

    Oil Spill Closes M1 South

    The M1 south highway was closed on Tuesday morning due to an oil spill, Johannesburg metro police said. "There is oil on the road surface on the M1 south between Booysens off-ramp and the Crown interchange," said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar. "The highway has been completely closed...
  6. LazyLion

    Cape Town Cyclist killed

    A Cape Town cyclist died when he swerved to avoid traffic and fell under a bus while on his way to work, The Cape Times reported. The bus driver was unaware of any cyclist while driving in Durbanville on Tuesday morning, Golden Arrow Bus Service spokeswoman Bronwen Dyke told the newspaper...
  7. LazyLion

    Proposed Wild Coast Toll Road plan scrapped

    The SA National Roads Agency Limited has scrapped plans to construct a toll-road on the N2 Wild Coast Highway, it emerged on Tuesday. Chairman of the provincial transport portfolio committee Mxolisi Kaunda said a decision not to construct a toll-road in Isipingo was taken at a recent...
  8. LazyLion

    Three Die in Nigel Accident

    Three men were killed and another was in a critical condition after a head-on collision between a truck and a bakkie on the M63 near Nigel on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said. ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said the men were declared dead on the scene. The man who survived the accident...
  9. LazyLion

    Don't be Fooled into buying an E-tag: SAMWU

    South Africans should not be "fooled" into buying e-tags, the SA Municipal Workers' Union said on Monday. "Fellow South Africans must join hands with unions, the general public, and civil society calling for an end to e-tolling. We must not back down as this fight is one worth fighting until...
  10. LazyLion

    Sanral proposes more toll roads, says DA

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2013/04/21/sanral-proposes-more-toll-roads-says-da
  11. LazyLion

    241 Die in Easter Road Accidents

    Preliminary figures indicate that at least 241 people died in road accidents over the Easter holiday, Transport Minister Ben Martins said on Monday. A total of 201 fatal crashes were recorded during the Easter break, he told reporters in Pretoria. "It is regrettable and [a] sad reality...
  12. LazyLion

    Cape Town Cyclist Killed, Another injured

    A Cape Town cyclist was killed and another injured when they were hit by a vehicle in Muizenberg, it was reported on Wednesday. Emergency medical services spokeswoman Keri Davids told the Cape Times that a man was declared dead on Prince George Drive on Tuesday and a seriously injured woman...
  13. LazyLion

    Court Should Consider Bus Driver's Frailty

    The driver of the bus that crashed and killed 23 people in 2010 was very ill and would never be able to drive a bus again, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday. The lawyer for Sisa Nonama, 41, said during sentencing arguments that the court should take into account personal...
  14. LazyLion

    Six Killed in Eastern Cape Accident

    Six people have been killed in an accident involving a herd of cows and three vehicles, Eastern Cape police said on Friday. A Volkswagen microbus, Nissan bakkie and Ford Figo collided after one of them crashed into a cow crossing the N2 around 7.30pm on Thursday, Captain Jackson Manatha said...
  15. LazyLion

    Nine Injured in Midrand Accident

    Nine people were injured on Wednesday morning when a taxi collided with a car in Midrand, Gauteng, paramedics said. "Netcare 911 paramedics, its rescue unit and other services responded to an accident on the R55 at the Summit Road intersection in Midrand, Johannesburg," said spokeswoman Santi...
  16. LazyLion

    Africa Losing the Fight Against Road Deaths: WHO

    Africa in particular is losing the fight against road accidents, which kill more than one million people worldwide each year, a UN World Health Organisation report showed Thursday, calling for stricter laws to help turn around the trend. "We are not all equal before road traffic crashes,"...
  17. LazyLion

    The Chiyabu Hummer Driver Case

    The case against a Hummer driver found guilty of culpable homicide after crashing into three motorcyclists, killing two and injuring one, was postponed in the Pretoria North Regional Court on Thursday. Magistrate Ben van Schalkwyk postponed the matter until April 22 following a request by...
  18. LazyLion

    Outa will appeal e-toll judgement if mandated by members

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/outa-to-appeal-e-toll-judgement-1.1444360#.UNSJIHdP-t8 Let's hope that if they do this that they have a stronger argument lined up.
  19. LazyLion

    SA's deadliest road named

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2012/12/07/sa-s-deadliest-road-named
  20. LazyLion

    Pothole Brigade Shuts Down

    http://www.ewn.co.za/en/2012/05/03/Pothole%20fixing%20initiative%20shuts%20down.aspx
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