Vic’s View

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

The Menace of False Driving Licences

Aug 15, 2018No Comments

Because of the number of drivers in South Africa who use our roads with false and illegally obtained driving licences, it has become necessary for

When every drop counts

Jul 09, 2018No Comments

Saving fuel has become a necessity for road transport operators. With the massive increases in fuel prices that we have witnessed over the last few

Become a Better Truck Driver!

Jun 18, 20181 Comment

Improving the skills of truck drivers will reduce the number of accidents and the risk of drivers being killed or seriously injured on our roads.

Avoid the winter chills

May 09, 2018No Comments

Prepare your vehicles for the winter weather. To avoid unnecessary and costly vehicle breakdowns and to ensure that a vehicle will start on cold mornings,

Managing smaller truck fleets

Apr 10, 20181 Comment

When transport is not a company’s core business, there are many benefits to be gained by professionally managing and controlling a small fleet of company-owned

Managing Commercial Vehicle Operating Costs

Mar 15, 20181 Comment

The operating costs of heavy-duty commercial vehicles can be divided into fixed and variable costs, which must be monitored and controlled in order to lower

Tis the season … to replace aging vehicl...

Feb 27, 2018No Comments

The beginning of each year is a good time for operators to audit their commercial-vehicle fleet and replace aging and troublesome vehicles. Sadly, many commercial-vehicle

No small job

Feb 09, 2018No Comments

It is important to know and understand the job functions of a commercial-vehicle transport manager. Managing and controlling a fleet of trucks and buses is

Bracing for AARTO

Feb 01, 2018No Comments

The legislators gave us a break in 2017. In 2017, some important amendments were made to the South African National Road Traffic Act to safeguard