Tag: Trucks

18 Truck drivers arrested and 18 side tipper trucks confiscated in Sekhukhune District

18 Truck drivers arrested and 18 side tipper trucks confiscated in Sekhukhune District

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, has hailed the industrious and collaborative efforts by multi-disciplinary teams for the apprehension of suspects and subsequent confiscation of trucks during the disruptive operation Vala Umgodi in Sekhukhune District. The high-density disruptive Operation Vala Umgodi […]

Transport trends: what trucks will you see on SA’s roads in 2024?

Transport trends: what trucks will you see on SA’s roads in 2024?

The last century saw few changes to trucks; their appearances were unchanged, and they were all powered by internal combustion engines fuelled by diesel. However, this century has witnessed impressive change! The transport industry is enjoying one innovation following the next; anything and everything from electric trucks to those with […]

Drive with caution and thoughtfulness near our trucks

Drive with caution and thoughtfulness near our trucks

Trucks need a lot of space to turn, so make sure that you are aware and drive safely in their vicinity! As part of Transport Month 2023, Excel Recovery Services aims to raise awareness of driver safety and road rules, specifically in the heavy commercial vehicle sector. In our third […]

Grocery hampers destined for destitute families stolen in Roseville, Pretoria

Grocery hampers destined for destitute families stolen in Roseville, Pretoria

A total of 2200 grocery hampers destined for the underprivileged were stolen while being transported between Pretoria and Cape Town. Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) was contacted this morning (Monday) by a member of the public requesting assistance to locate the goods in transit. According to the caller, grocery hampers […]

Bush fire leads to property damage in Redcliffe

Bush fire leads to property damage in Redcliffe

Several trucks and a bakkie were burnt after a bush fire spread onto a neighboring property during heavy winds in Redcliffe, Verulam. Residents in the area contacted Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) at approximately 11:14 after they noticed thick black smoke emanating from the property. Reaction Officers responded to the […]

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 per cent of the freight transported annually in the country […]