Safety

R1.8 Million Rands Worth Of Frozen Meat Recovered in Mt. Edgecombe,  KZN

R1.8 Million Rands Worth Of Frozen Meat Recovered in Mt. Edgecombe, KZN

R1.8 Million Rand of imported pork, a refrigerated container and a trailer that was stolen just outside the Durban Harbour – KZN was recovered in Mt. Edgecombe this afternoon. A businessman contacted Reaction Unit South Africa, requesting assistance in locating the stolen trailer which was loaded with meat imported from […]

Vehicle overloading: Don’t put your business at risk!!

Vehicle overloading: Don’t put your business at risk!!

When transporting goods and stock, it seems to make sense to load the vehicle a little more than usual. After all, many people reason, What difference can it really make? If I squeeze some more stuff onto the truck, I’ll maximise the benefit from the trip? Indeed, many people think […]

Cyclist injured after being knocked down by truck on the corners of Witkoppen and Hyperion road in North Riding

Cyclist injured after being knocked down by truck on the corners of Witkoppen and Hyperion road in North Riding

A male cyclist, believed to be 31-years-old, sustained moderate injuries after he was knocked down by a truck on the corners of Witkoppen and Hyperion road in North Riding this evening. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just after 18H00, they found the cyclist seated in the road, near […]

Volvo Trucks and a Global Campaign to keep Cyclists Safer

Volvo Trucks and a Global Campaign to keep Cyclists Safer

Are you aware of the blind spots around trucks? Do you know how to share roads safely with trucks and cyclists. Volvo Trucks have launched a global Campaign to enhance the safety of cyclists. The inspirational ‘See and be seen’ kit focuses on cyclists in traffic and consists of an Instructor’s […]

Four truck hijackers arrested in Silversands

Four truck hijackers arrested in Silversands

Western Cape: Determined to bring offenders to book, members of the Provincial Hijacking Team pursued every avenue, after a truck transporting tobacco products was hijacked in Mitchells Plain on Thursday 2018-01-18. The eight suspects, who posed as police officers, used blue lights and a siren fitted on a white Ford […]

Bus Drivers at Intercape undergoing mandatory Breath Testting

Safe fleet, safe business

Second only to people costs, a fleet of vehicles is often one of the biggest operating costs for any business. It is also one of the most prominent representations of a company’s brand. Driver misconduct and vehicle abuse will affect operational costs and how the organisation is perceived. It is […]

Six suspects arrested for hijacking by Western Cape Flying Squad

Six suspects arrested for hijacking by Western Cape Flying Squad

In order to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of the community, vigilant Flying Squad members on patrol arrested six suspects for possession of hijacked vehicles in two different cases. On 1 January 2018 at about 22:40, members of the Flying Squad were tracking a […]

Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves the alertness of truck drivers and enhances safety

Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves the alertness of truck drivers and enhances safety

Research team at Daimler AG investigated the effects of additional light on the mental perception and performance of truck drivers Objective and subjective improvement of well-being and concentration Daylight+ represents a further step towards enhancing road safety They spend days or even weeks in their truck. Most of the time, long-distance […]