Month: September 2016

A Driver prone to Road Rage should not be Driving a Truck

A Driver prone to Road Rage should not be Driving a Truck

Don’t offend When surveys ask drivers what angers them most, the results are remarkably consistent. A few specific behaviors seem unusually likely to enrage other drivers. You can protect yourself by avoiding them: Cutting off. When you merge, make sure you have plenty of room. Use your turn signal to show your intentions […]

Brake failure on truck blamed for multiple vehicle collision in Boksburg

Brake failure on truck blamed for multiple vehicle collision in Boksburg

Yesterday EMER-G-MED’s RV2, M02 and A12 responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision on Rietfontein and North Rand Roads, Boksburg. It’s believed that a truck’s brakes failed, causing the the truck to plow into three cars. Fortunately only minor injuries were sustained, with only one person requiring ambulance transport […]

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

All the larger fleet operators have by now invested in vehicle telematics and technology that helps them them to reduce costs. Vehicle telematics can tell the fleet managers whether there are excessive speeding, harsh braking and cornering  and various driving behaviors that could lead to increased wear and tear and […]