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What a year! Wheels24's top stories for 2015

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CHEEKY SENSE OF HUMOUR? Who can forget this Johannesburg metro officer and driver Clive Naidoo's bizarre altercation earlier in 2015. The video of the pair went viral. Image: Youtube

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'You got four eyes, can’t you see you shot the robot?'... Driver Clive Naidoo uploaded a video showing an altercation with a Johannesburg Metro Police officer. Watch the drama unfold!

Cape Town - From government announcing plans to cut the speed limit by 20km/h to the infamous Clive Naidoo viral video showing a bizarre altercation with a traffic cop... 2015 has been quite a year for local motoring news.

Road-rage incidents, vehicle checklists and South African police dash-cam clips proved popular among our users.

New Hilux, Fortuner for SA

Topping the list of popular vehicles were the ubiquitous and soon-to-be-replaced Toyota Hilux (due in February 2016) and Fortuner.

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Here are the most viewed articles on Wheels24 for 2015:

1 New SA road rules: 20km/h speed cuts

Reduced speed limits, heavy vehicles to be banned during rush hour... Wheels24 reported on five new road and traffic regulations the National Transport Department wants to pass.

2 Planning an SA road trip? 20 vehicle checks you must do!


You've checked your luggage, booked the hotel or beach house for your holiday but sometimes the most critical item is often overlooked until the last minute - your car! Check out our top 20 vehicle checks.  

3 Crazy road-rage driver ramps on to Audi

If a fellow road-user cuts in front of you, under no circumstances should you slam the accelerator and ramp your car on top of the offending drivers' bonnet.

4 New car licence rules for SA: This might irk you...  
SA drivers are now required to provide a proof of residence when applying to renew their vehicle licence. Angry users respond...

5 Good cop, bad cop: SA traffic video goes viral
"You got four eyes, can’t you see you shot the robot?"... who can forget Johannesburg driver Clive Naidoo's bizarre altercation with a metro policewoman.    

6 Driver flung from bakkie in horror Jozi crash

A crash was captured on CCTV showing a bakkie and a taxi colliding in Johannesburg's West Rand. The taxi can be seen skipping a traffic light and smashing into the bakkie. The driver of the bakkie was flung out of his vehicle.

7 Jozi police chase down hijackers in Rosebank


Police arrested three hijackers following a car chase and shootout with police in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The incredible video was captured by dashcam and shows the high-speed chase through Johannesburg's northern suburbs.

8 4x4 stranded on a beach? What the law says in SA


Earlier in December, a Volkswagen Touareg was spotted submerged along the beach in Struisbaai, Western Cape. Authorities said that he wanted to test the vehicle's 4x4 capabilities. Find out what the law says about beach-driving in SA.

9 We drive updated Ranger in SA: 'Your move Hilux'

The #Ford #Ranger taking on the 4x4 course.

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In October 2015, Ford unleashed its updated Ranger, built at its Silverton factory in Pretoria. "'If it ain’t broke don’t fix' - it's a popular idiom and can certainly be applied to the updated Ranger. The launch reaffirms what a capable, stylish and advanced bakkie the Ranger is,' writes Sean Parker.

10 Full story of Toyota's new SA-bound Hilux and Fortuner

The eighth-generation of Toyota's hugely popular Hilux bakkie is expected to arrives in South Africa early in February2016. Find out more about Toyota's new flagship bakkie ahead of its local launch.



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