Safety

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Bridgestone South Africa’s commercial arm has announced the introduction of a new heavy duty vehicle tyre designed especially for trailers and semi-trailers. The Firestone FT505 Trailer-only General Use Tyre has been optimised for free-rolling axles on trailers, providing a low cost-per kilometer with reliable performance. “Our key areas of focus […]

Asset worth R1,3 million recovered, employees’ lives saved thanks to Ctrack

Asset worth R1,3 million recovered, employees’ lives saved thanks to Ctrack

A real-time GPS vehicle tracking solution can prove invaluable when protecting company assets. Not only does it provide up-to-the-minute data on assets’ whereabouts, but also sends out alerts in real-time when it detects unauthorised movement. Leading German construction company Heinrich Walter Bau (HWB) recently experienced the value of having vehicle […]

Brake &Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy trucks

Brake &Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy trucks

Hino South Africa, one of the country’s leading truck manufacturers, recently sponsored the first joint Brake & Tyre Watch event to be attended by truck operators, Hino dealers and a large number of Hino SA staff. It certainly proved an eye-opener for all who those who were at the Donkerhoek […]

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 […]