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Driver and sidekick caught red handed while stealing truck

Two suspects were recently apprehended in Mamelodi, north-east of Pretoria, while in the process of stealing a truck carrying a load of processed meat. The truck’s owner later confirmed that one of the suspects was, in fact, an employee...

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...

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity

Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack by Inseego is once again throwing its weight behind Truck Test 2017. The gathering will see 12 heavy commercial trucks demonstrate their capabilities in a one-day test organised by Focus magazine...

AlcoSafe launches innovative KeySafe

AlcoSafe – in collaboration with Trakka – has launched the KeySafe, based on Trakka’s successful key safe platform. The device is a 24-hour management system that records the time drivers collect keys for vehicles, their identities, what time they...

New MAN vehicles equipped with RIO Box as standard

The RIO Box is now included as standard equipment with all brand-new MAN Euro 6-standard truck series in Europe. In ensuring this, MAN is laying the foundations for a future infrastructure whose services can link up the entire transportation...

Cartrack’s Live Vision could change the face of South African driving

While driverless cars steal the “visionary” media headlines, other technologies are already having a profound impact on South Africa’s roads... The technology boom is changing many aspects of life, from how we socialise and share news through to how we...

Tom Tom proves its worth

Solutions offered by Tom Tom Telematics help a waste management company achieve its goals. Ryan de Smidt reports Binclean SA, founded by Neil Yates and his wife, Sonja, was established after the couple identified a need for self-driven, responsible and...

Handling fragile goods

South African logistics company, Consolidated Transport, has opted to make use of a fleet of Hino vehicles in order to handle fragile or sensitive cargo. Founded in 1994 by Nico van Jaarsveld, Consolidated Transport operates 25 Hino trucks, virtually all...

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...

Health and Safety: The recipe for a better logistics industry

Healthy drivers are more likely to be safe drivers, with a big impact on other road users and the logistic company’s bottom line, says Morné Stoltz, Head of MiWay Business Insurance It is well-known that South Africa has some of the...

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