Driver Fitness

Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers

Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers

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 […]

Transport Month – Do drivers know how to stay alert and healthy?

Transport Month – Do drivers know how to stay alert and healthy?

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 […]

How Healthy is Your Truck Driver and his fellow Truckers?

How Healthy is Your Truck Driver and his fellow Truckers?

Brilliant work is done daily by Trucking Wellness to ensure the physical safety of our truck drivers across South Africa! The Trucking Wellness Programme was launched in 1999 and is an initiative of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI). It is a primary healthcare […]

Truck driver wellness benefits from partnerships

Truck driver wellness benefits from partnerships

MBSA has been a proud supporter of Trucking Wellness for many years. In 2009, this support was entrenched through the formation of a long-term partnership, which aims to significantly increase and strengthen the work of Trucking Wellness in targeted areas. The objective is to create a platform for encouraging a healthy lifestyle amongst […]

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 […]

Mercedes-Benz SA aim to produce trained, trusted and tested drivers through driver training from Daimler Trucks & Buses

Mercedes-Benz SA aim to produce trained, trusted and tested drivers through driver training from Daimler Trucks & Buses

South Africa’s Department of Transport will once again embark on its annual Transport Month campaign, kicking off on the first of October. The initiative is used to raise awareness on the importance of transport to the local economy, including the provision of a safe and more affordable, accessible and reliable […]