SA's red-light skippers: 'Reckless and dangerous'

Is there ever a good reason to skip a red light? Western Cape EMS spokesperson Robert Daniels says: 'If you see someone approaching your vehicle, by all means go!'

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Worn tyres: A killer on the road
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Child restraints and road safety
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10 things I learned from buying a new car
Thinking of buying a car? You need to read this first.
How to save petrol in GIFs
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Towing: What to do if your car needs help
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How to jump-start a car
If there's one thing that's an absolute must to keep in any car it's a set of jumper cables. Here’s how to use them should your car or motorcyle battery die.
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