Safety

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 […]

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 […]