Driver Fitness

Safety suggestions for long-haul truck transportation drivers

Safety suggestions for long-haul truck transportation drivers

There are almost 400 000 registered trucks on South Africa’s roads and about 10 million vehicles in total. Accidents happen every day and how often do we hear about trucks in the radio traffic and accident reports? Too often. For the truck drivers who work in the logistical transportation industry […]

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, […]

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 […]