Safety

Truck Driver Paul Maluleke goes through one of the Health checks with Sister Sibongelo during the Engen Driver Wellness campaign, Engen Highveld 1 Stop West, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, GAUTENG

Engen Driver Wellness in the spotlight this Transport Month

Engen Driver Wellness once again takes centre stage, bringing health to the front seat for truck drivers by providing them with free health screenings. In celebration of National Transport month, Engen officially kicked-off its annual programme on 21 October at Engen Gateway Truckstop in Musina. Engen Driver Wellness aims to […]

Castrol in it for the long haul

Castrol in it for the long haul

South Africa, October 2019: Fierce competition in the trucking industry coupled to commercial vehicle operators having to face a multitude of challenges, including rising fuel prices, congested roads and escalating operating costs, mean transport and logistics businesses need to operate at ultimate efficiency. Castrol is fully committed to assisting its […]

Seven hacks for safely navigating trucks on the road

Seven hacks for safely navigating trucks on the road

For most South Africans, trucks are a hazard which contributes significantly to the country’s unacceptably high road accident rate. But trucks are more than a motorist’s nightmare – they play a vital part in keeping the economy humming. With 86 percent of the freight transported annually in the country going […]

An effective Tyre Maintenance policy offers Safety and Efficiency!

An effective Tyre Maintenance policy offers Safety and Efficiency!

How important is a well-designed strategy for Tyre Maintenance for your fleet? We would like to share an interesting infographic guide on the topic of tyre maintenance for fleets. This was shared with us by First Aid Wheels, a wheel refurbishment centre in London.   Approximately one-third of the fleet’s maintenance budget […]

Bridgestone using technology to keep the trucks moving

Bridgestone using technology to keep the trucks moving

Bridgestone is using increasing amounts of technology to help fleet owners get the maximum use from their vehicles while reducing costs. Trucking and logistics businesses are facing severe challenges. Input costs like diesel and labour are steadily creeping up, and poor economic conditions mean that volumes are down. ‘ “The […]

Smart lubrication in a salty environment

Smart lubrication in a salty environment

The marine environment is demanding. Therefore, the technical expertise of a sea-salted environment is more demanding. FUCHS Lubricants has long experience in marine engineering. Few environments are as demanding as the marine industry, where strong winds, saltwater and low temperatures can provide challenges. When a head machinist, for example, contacts […]

The importance of proper spent oil disposal

The importance of proper spent oil disposal

Anton Niemann, GM Shell Lubricants, explains how the disposal of used motor oil the wrong way has the potential to pollute the environment, noting that we need to recover and recycle as much of it as possible. With engine lubricant technology ever-changing to give customers the best possible protection and […]