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Western Cape using smart-tech to reduce road deaths

The Western Cape Transport and Public Works Department are changing gears when it comes to road safety. Its focus will now be on helping to keep communities safe, along with preventing road deaths. Officials have unveiled some of their new...

Unroadworthy trucks on SA roads

According to trucking publication FleetWatch, for every 10 heavy trucks on our roads, between six and seven of them are unroadworthy. On this episode of driving forward, we discuss rigorous road tests truck and heavy duty vehicles have to undertake...
driver recruitment

The value of smart driver recruitment

You know the drivers behind the wheels of Manline Energy’s fleet must be among the finest when only three percent of applicants make the grade in a rigorous recruitment process. The bulk vehicle operator of fuel, chemicals, and other hazardous...

Road Master 2016 has begun

The inaugural Road Masters competition was launched at TruckX 2016. The competition was announced by the MD of MasterDrive, Eugene Herbert, during his presentation at the conference. Companies with truck drivers who have excelled can now enter them...
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10 000 heavy vehicle milestone achieved by RTMS

The Road Transport Management System (RTMS) confirmed that the number of heavy vehicles that are RTMS certified has surpassed the 10 000 mark. This increase demonstrates the commitment road transport operators are putting in place in order to...

Mpumalanga clamps down on unroadworthy trucks

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has commended the Mpumalanga provincial government for impounding four un-roadworthy heavy motor vehicles in Malelane. The vehicles and their trailers had numerous defects including worn out tyres with...