Safety

Unsafe overtaking by heavy vehicles…What could possibly go wrong?!!

Unsafe overtaking by heavy vehicles…What could possibly go wrong?!!

A concerned road user share photos with the Arrive Alive website after capturing some extremely reckless incidents of unsafe overtaking in the Longtom Pass on camera. We decided to send these images to some of the experts in heavy vehicle driver training for their insights: What can be seen in […]

Police officers among suspects arrested supplying criminal syndicates with explosives commonly used to bomb ATMs’ and cash in transit vehicles

Police officers among suspects arrested supplying criminal syndicates with explosives commonly used to bomb ATMs’ and cash in transit vehicles

Free State: A sting operation by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigating Unit has led to the arrest of a six-member syndicate alleged to be involved in the selling of commercial explosives and illegal firearms on Tuesday, 06March 2018. The six suspects aged between 24 and 59, amongst them a […]

How to optimise your construction fleet

How to optimise your construction fleet

Construction business owners who own a fleet of vehicles need to understand the importance of the different fleet management and monitoring technologies to help improve transport operations. In order to ensure that your fleet works according to your budget, while performing effectively, business owners need to utilise wireless fleet management […]

Protests lead to truck damage in the Steelpoort area

Protests lead to truck damage in the Steelpoort area

On the 2nd of March the Traffic Police Services in Limpopo alerted road users to safety threats in the Steelpoort area: “Limpopo – Steelpoort: R37 are blocked please use alternative routes to Lydenburg. Avoid Burgersfort or Steelpoort. People are burning tyres and throwing stones.”

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 […]