Safety

Castrol urges truckers to drive safely during lockdown

Castrol urges truckers to drive safely during lockdown

The nationwide lockdown as a result of efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus will undoubtedly have a dramatic effect on road traffic for the stipulated 21-day period until 16 April. But, with the production, distribution and supply of foodstuff and basic goods labelled as an essential service […]

COVID-19 precautions for fleet drivers

COVID-19 precautions for fleet drivers

While office workers can often self- distance and work remotely in order to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus, this is not always possible for others, particularly fleet drivers. Fleet managers should instead develop a policy of what drivers need to do to protect themselves from being infected or […]

TMPD officers recovered a stolen truck in Ekangala area

TMPD officers recovered a stolen truck in Ekangala area

The officers responded to a call about a hijacked truck at around 23h00 on Tuesday night. They managed to trace the truck at the nearby bushes. Upon arrival they saw the suspects offloading mealies from the stolen truck into another truck. When the suspects realised that they were being persued […]

How can defensive driving help reduce road crashes?

How can defensive driving help reduce road crashes?

With a companies’ fleet drivers racking up 30 000 km or more each year, it is prudent for fleet owners to make sure avoiding accidents/collisions is a top priority. A conservative estimate of the annual accident rate for commercial fleets sits at around 20%. It is even higher for some […]

Where do we find truck stops in South Africa?

Where do we find truck stops in South Africa?

Question: I am writing to inquire if you have location data or the amount of Truck Stops currently in South Africa? We would incorporate your data, update our digital maps accordingly, and release our commercial products to our customers, including web fleet customers using this data to route their drivers […]