A man believed to be in his 50’s was left in a critical condition following a collision on 12th Avenue in Mayfair this evening. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found that a light delivery vehicle crashed into a pole following a collision with a car. The driver of the […]
Month: October 2016
This morning EMER-G-MED’s M08 and A10 attended to a collision, where a truck T-boned a bakkie, on Hendrik Potgieter and 4th in Alberton. A10 transported one patient, who sustained minor injuries, to Netcare Union Hospital for further treatment.
Yesterday afternoon EMER-G-MED’s V02 responded to reports of a serious truck crash on the R55 and Lochner, in Centurion. Paramedics arrived to find that a truck had T-boned another truck’s trailer, causing the trailer to swing around and collide with a taxi. Fortunately, despite the mechanism, no injuries were sustained.
Hino South Africa, one of the country’s leading truck manufacturers, recently sponsored the first joint Brake & Tyre Watch event to be attended by truck operators, Hino dealers and a large number of Hino SA staff. It certainly proved an eye-opener for all who those who were at the Donkerhoek […]
With the second annual Highway Heroes driver campaign currently underway, Ctrack wishes to stress the importance of how this initiative can help change common misconceptions motorists may have about truck drivers’ behaviour on our roads. The campaign, hosted by Regent Commercial Vehicle Insurance (RCV), aims to recognise and award those […]
Eight tips for On-The-Road Health and Safety Johannesburg, South Africa, 18 October 2016 –Crashes involving trucks and buses are a daily reality in South Africa – with collisions being caused by anything from fatigue to driving under the influence of alcohol. Chris Barry, MD of HCV (Commercial Vehicle Underwriting) says […]
Protecting the environment whilst making sure your fleet is running efficiently, is arguably one of the biggest challenges that fleet owners face today. In a competitive market, it is crucial to take environmental responsibility seriously. The best trucking companies are embracing sustainability by developing initiatives that lessen the impact on […]
Four women were injured this morning after their vehicle crashed into a truck and rolled off the R547 at the Kinross and Kriel crossing near Secunda, Mpumalanga. ER24 paramedics, along with provincial services, arrived on the scene and found the truck parked in the middle of the road while the […]
Awards recognise Imperial Logistics’ achievements in driving clients’ competitiveness Imperial Logistics won three prestigious awards at last night’s 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards, which honour companies for excellence in logistics and supply chain management. The group’s achievements and innovation in driving the competiveness of its clients were recognised with two […]
At around 13h20 on Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 paramedics and their rescue unit responded to a collision on the N3 West Bound near the One Stop in Cato Ridge. Reports from the scene indicate that a truck collided into the rear of a bakkie. Exact detail to the cause of […]