Driver Fitness

Warning of level 5 disruptive rains in Northern KZN on Sunday

Warning of level 5 disruptive rains in Northern KZN on Sunday

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is warning the public in the northern parts of the province of a level 5 disruptive rains expected on Sunday which could result in localised flooding in some of the areas The level 5 alert indicates a high probability of flooding […]

Road safety is a national priority

Road safety is a national priority

Everybody who gets into a car, whether driver or passenger, is at risk of death. It’s just a fact. Road accidents are part of the system of modern life, as people commute from one destination to another. Every year, road traffic accidents claim the lives of around 1.3 million individuals […]

Engen Driver Wellness records over 1 000 successful health screenings

Engen Driver Wellness records over 1 000 successful health screenings

Commercial truck drivers across South Africa recently participated in Engen’s annual Driver Wellness programme, receiving over a thousand free voluntary health screenings. In collaboration with Trucking Wellness, an initiative of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI), 1 188 screenings took place in October at […]

Unsung heroes of the road win big for driving well

Unsung heroes of the road win big for driving well

Hollard Trucking’s transformative annual road safety competition, Hollard Highway Heroes, has for the first time crowned two heroes, one in trucking and the other in the bus category. Drivers Phineas Muhlanga from Reef Tankers and Gobatlamang J. Gabonewe from Megabus Kuruman were honoured as winners during the Hollard Highway Heroes […]

Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month

Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month

Engen Driver Wellness again takes the front seat this October, ensuring that truck driver health and wellness, and road safety in general is prioritised. In partnership with Trucking Wellness, Engen Driver Wellness will offer free voluntary health screenings to all commercial truck drivers at 20 sites across 7 provinces of […]

SaferStops aims to transform the landscape for commercial drivers in SA through comprehensive safety and driver wellness initiatives

SaferStops aims to transform the landscape for commercial drivers in SA through comprehensive safety and driver wellness initiatives

New SaferStops Association: an audacious and bold response to driver safety and wellness SaferStops Association (SSA), an innovative organisation dedicated to transforming the landscape for commercial drivers in South Africa through comprehensive safety and driver wellness initiatives, celebrated its official launch on 13 July 2023. In its early stages, this […]