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Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous...

Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics service providers to...

Encouraging road safety

MiX Telematics has introduced a monitoring service that allows motorists to report the driving behaviour of fellow road users. Aimed at improving road safety, the Report My Driving initiative encourages fleet owners to improve the behaviour of company drivers...

The risk management approach to fleet insurance

With the cost of insurance rising annually, it has become imperative for fleet owners to change their approach to fleet insurance. This is the view of Willers Baard, managerial consultant at Eqstra Financial Services, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management...

New technology slashes vehicle recovery time

Hijackers are facing a challenge which has the potential to make it more difficult for them to get away with their crimes. New technology has been introduced aimed at drastically reducing the amount of time during which an alert for...

Promoting good driver an fleet manager relationships

The lives of long-haul truck drivers are often romanticised – every day is different, they are out on the open road, they get to drive through spectacular landscapes, they manoeuvre beasts of machines, they command the respect of all...

Ctrack Iris a game changer in video monitoring and telematics

With Ctrack Iris, fleet owners can reduce the number of insurance claims they submit and settle the claims they do submit much faster. Iris can also be used to lower fuel consumption and improve vehicle maintenance through better driving,...

The old girl just keeps on going…

While seeing the odometer on a truck click over the coveted one-million kilometre milestone is a noteworthy experience, there are some commercial vehicles in daily operation in South Africa that have far exceeded that mark – and then some! One...

MAN Automotive SA’s Telematics Innovation Boosts Business Value

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) MAN Automotive South Africa (locally representing both VW and MAN heavy commercial vehicle brands) has recently demonstrated the overarching value that can be derived through establishing cross-market partnerships, specifically in the telematics industry. As a business...

Embracing change

Enthusiasm for the super-efficiency that telematics has suddenly put within reach of fleets is what makes modern transportation managers thrive, says Dr David Molapo, Head of Fleet management at Standard Bank Dealing with the usual business-cycle and strategy fluctuations is...

Are your drivers worthy of Hall of Fame honour?

There’s R20 000 to be won by the commercial vehicle driver judged to be South Africa’s best Road safety is an integral part of transport operations and, with this in mind, MasterDrive – in association with TruckX 2017 – has launched...

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