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Drunken Drivers Needn't Worry in South Africa

This is the fourth story in a five-part series on road chaos in South Africa. An SUV surges down Johannesburg’s M1 highway, its interior filled by the industrial, pounding sound of American metal band Rage against the Machine. “Hey! Hey! Sleep now in the fire!” screams vocalist Zack de la Rocha.   The driver sings along. It’s just past 10 on a Friday night, and the highway is electric with light and noise from speeding cars. It’s been another hot day, and a light drizzle...

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