Safety

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 […]

Skilled drivers deliver outstanding performance

Skilled drivers deliver outstanding performance

Driver of the Year initiative contributes to skills development, safety and cost saving within the transport industry The South African economy relies heavily on the transport industry to enable growth and satisfy national demand for goods, with approximately 80% of all freight transported done so on our national roads. Locally, […]

Imperial Logistics wins crime-fighting award

Imperial Logistics wins crime-fighting award

Imperial Logistics’ contribution to fighting truck hijackings, vehicle theft and other related crimes in the transport industry has been recognised by the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI). At the recent 65th International Annual Training Seminar, the supply chain and logistics’ leader was presented with the “Vehicle Crime Combating […]

Focus on safety can help improve profits in the trucking industry

Focus on safety can help improve profits in the trucking industry

Road freight’s steady growth trajectory looks set to continue, but it is paralleled by a troubling rise in accidents involving trucks. Drivers and fleet owners alike need to adopt a safety-oriented mindset. By: Morné Stoltz, MiWay Head of Business Insurance Trucking and trade go together – like love and marriage […]

Hijacked truck and cargo retrieved

Hijacked truck and cargo retrieved

An interlinked truck transporting liquor was hijacked at Grasmere Toll Plaza last night, 19 July 2017. The vehicle was recovered at the R28/N12 intersection in Westonaria. The driver was found in the vehicle, hands still tied. Investigation then revealed that the cargo might be in the Randfontein area. The recovered […]

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

The Arrive Alive website received dashcam footage of a truck driver driving dangerously just before Richards Bay on Sunday the 16 July 2017 at midday, driving on the N2 Highway from North to South. The report received reads as follows: “This huge truck was being driven so dangerously at high speed […]

Manhunt for suspects in cash-in-transit heist in Zululand

Manhunt for suspects in cash-in-transit heist in Zululand

The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Mxolisi Kaunda, has vowed that law enforcement agencies will not rest till they find a group of gang members involved in cash–in–transit heist in the Zululand area. This morning, at around 05h00, a security vehicle transporting money was attacked and robbed […]