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Brake failure on truck blamed for multiple vehicle collision in Boksburg

Brake failure on truck blamed for multiple vehicle collision in Boksburg

Yesterday EMER-G-MED’s RV2, M02 and A12 responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision on Rietfontein and North Rand Roads, Boksburg. It’s believed that a truck’s brakes failed, causing the the truck to plow into three cars. Fortunately only minor injuries were sustained, with only one person requiring ambulance transport […]

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

All the larger fleet operators have by now invested in vehicle telematics and technology that helps them them to reduce costs. Vehicle telematics can tell the fleet managers whether there are excessive speeding, harsh braking and cornering  and various driving behaviors that could lead to increased wear and tear and […]

Brake failure blamed in crash on the N1 South at the Samrand Road off-ramp, Centurion.

Brake failure blamed in crash on the N1 South at the Samrand Road off-ramp, Centurion.

Wednesday morning EMER-G-MED’s RV7, V02 and A08 attended to a multi-vehicle collision on the N1 South at the Samrand Road off-ramp, in Centurion. Three vehicles were involved in a collision after a truck experienced a brake failure. Two patients from the middle vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries and were […]

15 Injured in Pinetown crash

15 Injured in Pinetown crash

Fifteen people have been injured after a Truck, taxi and car collided on the M7 West bound after Hans Detman offramp Pinetown just after 06:30am today. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the three vehicles had collided in a head on format. Immediately more ambulances were […]

op-level performers at the 2016 MAN DOTY Awards – [from left] Ian Seethal (Head of Network Development, Marketing & Communication), Claudio Fernandes (Chairman's award winner), Ryno Blignaut (VW Salesman of the Year), Tiago Dias (Sales Manager fo the Year), Gary Aliphon (Bus Salesman of the Year), Markus Geyer (Managing Director), Gerhard Hepburn (Chairman's award winner), Sarah Luthuli (Non-Executive Director), Bruce Dickson (Parts Dealer of the Year - Alpine Truck & Bus), Emile Matlou (TopUsed Salesman of the Year), Runga Moodley (MAN Truck Salesman of the Year), Nic Malec (Dealer of the Year & Service Dealer of the Year, Hatfield Truck & Bus).

MAN Truck & Bus South Africa celebrates Dealer of the Year

MAN Truck & Bus South Africa recently celebrated its 2016 Dealer of the Year (DOTY) Awards at a luncheon held at its new corporate headquarters in Modderfontein, Johannesburg. Despite tough trading conditions within the extra-heavy truck market last year, both MAN proprietary and privately-owned dealerships, numbering 26 in South Africa, […]