Technology and Telematics

Technological innovation found in construction equipment

Technological innovation found in construction equipment

No industry is being left in the dark in terms of technological innovation. Even the construction industry has technological advancements projected in their futures. Artificial intelligence integrated with the heavy equipment will change the way construction sites operate and construction projects are completed. More so than just machinery, even some […]

Dashboard camera captures bad driving by truck drivers and highlights the need for defensive driver training

Dashboard camera captures bad driving by truck drivers and highlights the need for defensive driver training

The Arrive Alive website received a video captured by dashboard camera of truck drivers failing to drive defensively. Even though the most obvious focus might be on a truck being overtaken illegally and unsafely across a barrier line, it also reveals some glaring unsafe driving techniques from inside this truck! […]

Five benefits of renting your construction equipment

Five benefits of renting your construction equipment

With equipment advancement moving at the blink of an eye, construction companies are struggling to keep up with the fast-paced, unpredictable market. The construction industries demand the latest and most innovative equipment and tools to make the job more efficient and time-saving. In order for companies to keep up, they […]

Hijacked Trailer Recovered in Salt Rock, KwaZulu Natal

Hijacked Trailer Recovered in Salt Rock, KwaZulu Natal

A trailer that was hijacked in Pinetown – KZN on Tuesday this week was recovered abandoned in Salt Rock north of Ballito. Members of Reaction Unit South Africa received a tip-off that the trailer was parked on the highway near a garage. The RUSA Robinson R44 helicopter lifted off from […]

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito, which is now available to order in Germany, with deliveries commencing in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019. The leading van manufacturer […]

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of on-demand delivery and its acceptance by retailers and public Van and drone combination connects customers and merchants faster, enhances efficiency and […]

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT (Fifth Dimension Technologies), a training simulator and virtual reality pioneer, unveiled their state-of-the-art advanced trucking simulator at a launch event at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, South Africa. The South African launch comes on the back of an international release at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) […]