Trucks and traffic-light tragedies

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

A possible solution to reducing accidents involving heavy-duty trucks at traffic lights Serious and fatal collisions that occur at traffic-light intersections in South Africa often

A new future, brick by BRIC(s)

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Last month at the BRICS summit I was fortunate enough to attend a Russia-South Africa breakfast on future investment opportunities for both countries The Brics

The parable of the China dolls

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Here’s a parable that helps to explain how transport in all its forms is actually letting down the South African economy In addition to all

The standard contract

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Part of risk management for a logistics company is to understand its contractual obligations and the allocation of risks and liabilities between it and the

Going nowhere quickly

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Is South Africa the “Gateway to Africa” or the “Gateway to Nowhere”? Way back in the 1990s I attended a business seminar hosted by scenario

MAN at IAA: feast of trucking technology!

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

MAN has a treat of trucking innovations in store for visitors to the IAA this month. These are in addition to the bus, coach and

Driverless trucks ready to hit the highway!

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Highway maintenance personnel take their lives into their own hands – quite literally – when working on German highways. As we all know, many highways

Coolest bakkie ever?

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

My dear friend, Jarlath Sweeney, editor-in-chief of Ireland’s Fleet Transport magazine, brought this incredible vehicle to our attention. Sadly, it’s just a concept – but isn’t

Snap on target

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Regular readers of this column will recall that I visited ZF, in Friedrichshafen, Germany, last month in order to attend the company’s Technology Day. We

Engineering road safety

Sep 04, 2018No Comments

How do we create safer roads? The road safety workshop at the 2018 Southern African Transport Conference tried to find some answers by looking at