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Previous polls

25 April 2016

What do you think is the biggest reason for 'hit and runs' in SA?

Panicking motorists 17% 1144 votes

17

They think they can get away with it 35% 2299 votes

35

Ignorance of the law 10% 646 votes

10

Alcohol 27% 1753 votes

27

Uninsured road users 11% 711 votes

11

21 April 2016

Which distraction are you most guilty of when driving?

Using a cellphone 71% 5 votes

71

Eating/drinking 14% 1 votes

14

Getting ready/dressed for work 0% 0 votes

0

Looking at passengers or devices 14% 1 votes

14

19 April 2016

How do you feel about roadblocks in SA?

A necessary evil 27% 3 votes

27

Poorly executed in SA 45% 5 votes

45

Essential for road safety 27% 3 votes

27

12 April 2016

What are the biggest stumbling blocks for electric cars in SA?

Price 39% 9882 votes

39

Electricity infrastucture 50% 12608 votes

50

Availability 4% 881 votes

4

None of these should be problems 7% 1741 votes

7

04 April 2016

Would you purchase an electric car?

Yes 40% 13477 votes

40

No 29% 9595 votes

29

Depends on the range 31% 10445 votes

31

22 March 2016

Are shock tactics effective at reducing road deaths in SA?

Yes, nothing else seems to work 22% 3879 votes

22

Yes, as long as it's not too graphic 3% 592 votes

3

No, road deaths will continue to climb 58% 10205 votes

58

Maybe, depends on the campaign 17% 3067 votes

17

16 March 2016

What’s your attitude towards being pulled over by the JMPD?

None, officers are professional, well trained 3% 350 votes

3

I've never had a bad experience 14% 1773 votes

14

They might abuse their authority 14% 1694 votes

14

A few bad officers ruin it for the rest 34% 4189 votes

34

I fear for my safety 35% 4231 votes

35

09 March 2016

Would an SA Car of the Year title influence your vehicle purchase?

Yes 8% 1896 votes

8

No 70% 15754 votes

70

Depends on the car 22% 4936 votes

22

19 February 2016

How do you feel about mechanics in South Africa?

Dodgy, the lot of them 26% 5210 votes

26

A few bad apples ruin it for the rest 43% 8780 votes

43

I have great experience with mechanics 7% 1371 votes

7

I sometimes receive good service 16% 3209 votes

16

SA has qualified, professional technicians 8% 1652 votes

8

02 October 2015

The 2016 SA Car of the Year finalists has been announced. Which vehicle do you think should win?

Opel Corsa 5% 350 votes

5

Jaguar XE 6% 458 votes

6

Peugeot 308 3% 223 votes

3

Land Rover Discovery Sport 10% 775 votes

10

Mazda 2 9% 675 votes

9

Kia Sorento 5% 378 votes

5

Citroen C4 Cactus 3% 219 votes

3

Honda HR-V 6% 466 votes

6

Ford Fusion 25% 1932 votes

25

Opel Adam 5% 409 votes

5

Volvo XC90 13% 968 votes

13

BMW i3 10% 791 votes

10

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