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MasterDrive launches driver training master classes
MasterDrive launches driver training master classesArticle

With some of the highest road fatality rates in the world, all South Africans can benefit from additional driver training...

19 hours ago

Taking safety to the road
Taking safety to the roadArticle

Tyre burst was implicated as a major contributor to road crashes in the Easter 2019 period...

1 day ago

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Why a holistic educational approach is needed to curb reckless drivingArticle

According to Vera Nagtegaal, executive head of Hippo.co.za, the new demerit system for SA road users, in theory, could significantly reduce road fatalities by imposing punitive action on motorists who do not adhere to the rules of the road...

3 days ago

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How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trailsArticle

Many of the disruptive, game-changing innovations that are grounded in data science are intended to improve people's quality of life as well as the efficiency of processes and services...

Wim Delva 2 Aug 2019

All set for annual SABOA Conference
All set for annual SABOA ConferenceArticle

The Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) is hosting its annual conference from 31 July to 1 August 2019...

19 Jul 2019

A look at speeding on South African roads
A look at speeding on South African roadsArticle

A video recently surfaced online of a passenger filming a driver reaching speeds of 322km/h...

10 Jul 2019

Maintenance project improves road safety
Maintenance project improves road safetyArticle

Periodic maintenance on the R67 between Fort Beaufort and Seymour in the Eastern Cape is improving road safety for pedestrians and motorists...

4 Jul 2019

Immigrant food couriers risk death on South African roads
Immigrant food couriers risk death on South African roadsArticle

"When it rains, it's trouble. Guys are falling all the time."

Kimon de Greef 3 Jul 2019

The effect of flu medication when driving
The effect of flu medication when drivingArticle

If you are one of the people who has been affected by colds or flu this winter, you might want to think again before popping flu medication before your commute to the office or home...

24 Jun 2019

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment Grands Prix winners: Top row is Final Cut and Droga5 New York's New York Times journalism's Resolve (Myanmar), Rigor (Taxes), Courage (Mexican Spyware), Perseverance (Immigration) and Fearlessness (Isis) campaign. Bottom left is Digital Craft Grand Prix winner Virtue's work for Carlings' Digital Collection, 'Address the Future'. Bottom right is Industry Craft Grand Prix work for Momentum New York and Canada's Nike 'Just Do It: HQ at the Church'.
#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

Know the rules about towing
Know the rules about towingArticle

With school holidays here, many drivers will be hitting the roads with trailers, boats and caravans in tow...

18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Design Lions' Grand Prix winner: Creatability by Google Creative Lab New York.
#CannesLions2019: Design Lions winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the 2019 Cannes Design Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

17 Jun 2019

City of Joburg launches new programme to promote safety, security
City of Joburg launches new programme to promote safety, securityArticle

In line with its focused approach to continue supporting tourism growth in Johannesburg, the Department of Economic Development: Tourism directorate has launched its Tourism Ambassador Programme...

29 May 2019

A different kind of annual report
A different kind of annual reportArticle

Forget about the annual report to shareholders; here's a different kind of report that many people might actually read...

Robert Gentle 27 May 2019

Total Africa Cup of Nations - Let the games begin
Total Africa Cup of Nations - Let the games beginArticle

The Total Group is a proud sponsor of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the title sponsor for the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Egypt, which will kick off Friday, 21 June...

Issued by Total 24 May 2019

#BeRoadSafe challenge puts road safety back on the map
#BeRoadSafe challenge puts road safety back on the mapArticle

Leaders from all over the world will mobilise and come up with solutions that will save lives at the Fifth United Nations Road Safety Week, taking place this week...

7 May 2019

Volvo On Call
Drunk driving could be a thing of the pastArticle

Imagine this scenario: you leave a function after a couple of drinks, thinking that you're perfectly capable of driving. You fire up the engine of your vehicle and head for home. Your car knows that you should not be driving...

Naresh Maharaj 24 Apr 2019

R28 road upgrade complete
R28 road upgrade completeArticle

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, has officially opened the rehabilitated multimillion rand R28 road in Westonaria, south of Johannesburg...

17 Apr 2019

AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendar
AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendarArticle

The African Association for Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) has mobilised its members, attractions industry peers and national tourism bodies to provide comment on the Department of Basic Education's proposed 2021 school calendar before Saturday 13 April 2019.

10 Apr 2019

AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the President
AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the PresidentArticle

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Amendment Bill has been passed by Parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President...

9 Apr 2019

Serco enhances driver training at Coca-Cola
Serco enhances driver training at Coca-ColaArticle

Serco enhanced the safety of truck drivers at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) by building two specialised Protec steel trailers to house vehicle simulators...

2 Apr 2019

New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchange
New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchangeArticle

N3TC will implement a new permanent three-way stop on the R103 (at the north- and southbound N3/Cedara Road interchanges in KwaZulu-Natal) during April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

Don't skimp on tyres
Don't skimp on tyresArticle

With tough economic times, consumers are looking for ways to cut back on costs, but cutting back on car maintenance should not be an option...

25 Mar 2019

The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!
The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!Article

The taxi industry has been the backbone of South Africa's transport industry for generations...

Vincent Raseroka 8 Mar 2019

R172m road upgrade project launched
R172m road upgrade project launchedArticle

The Gauteng Department for Roads and Transport will upgrade the R42/Potch Road in the south of Johannesburg in an effort to improve the structural and functional condition of the carriageway...

4 Mar 2019

Gugs roads rehabilitation project well underway
Gugs roads rehabilitation project well underwayArticle

The City of Cape Town's Transport Directorate is making great progress with its Gugulethu Roads Rehabilitation project...

25 Feb 2019

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Up close and personal - Are shock ads effective?Article

Shockvertising. How far is too far? Are shock ads effective in changing consumer behaviour or, is shocking people simply off-putting?...

Zubeida Goolam 29 Jan 2019

#VWDriveDry: Take home lessons
#VWDriveDry: Take home lessonsArticle

On Thursday, 10 January 2019, Twitter went into a frenzy over what appeared to be Nomuzi "Moozlie" Mabena in a car crash captured on InstaLive...

Sheila Afari 22 Jan 2019

Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season
Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive SeasonArticle

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1,612 people lost their lives on the country's roads...

17 Jan 2019

New road laws for the new year?
New road laws for the new year?Article

The high road death toll over the December 2018 holiday period has prompted the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) to suggest major changes to laws and licensing in South Africa...

16 Jan 2019

Tips to keep safe on SA roads this festive season
Tips to keep safe on SA roads this festive seasonArticle

With the festive season fast approaching, many South Africans are likely to be in the final stages of planning their holiday activities, most of which will include road travel...

23 Nov 2018

Driver training now in eLearning format
Driver training now in eLearning formatArticle

There may be many reasons why an employee cannot attend a full practical driver training session, and now MasterDrive has introduced an eLearning programme...

15 Nov 2018

Alcohol consumption: How much is too much?
Alcohol consumption: How much is too much?Article

Over the festive season, there is a lot more drinking and driving, resulting in an increase in accidents this time of year...

12 Nov 2018

Beware of purchasing expired tyres as new
Beware of purchasing expired tyres as newArticle

Tyres have a five-year warranty expiry date...

29 Oct 2018

Sumitomo Rubber partners with 'Part Worn Africa'
Sumitomo Rubber partners with 'Part Worn Africa'Article

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) has taken up the mantle as continental custodian and steward of Part Worn Africa...

29 Oct 2018

Moving South Africa forward this Transport Month
Moving South Africa forward this Transport MonthArticle

An effective transport and logistics network is a fundamental building block for a country to be competitive within the global market...

24 Oct 2018

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO
Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTOArticle

October is Transport Month - a fitting time to prepare for updates to legislation that will impact the lives of all drivers and transport company owners and operators...

Issued by LexisNexis 23 Oct 2018

Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vital
Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vitalArticle

In Transport Month, we reflect that 983 lives were lost in 2017 due to crashes where vehicle factors were to blame, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation's Road Fatality Report for 2017...

22 Oct 2018

The future won't have stop signs
The future won't have stop signsArticle

What earth dweller is unfamiliar with a stop sign? Its signature eight sides and fire engine red colour have been ingrained like golden arches onto our collective subconscious for the past century...

Nial O'Brien 12 Oct 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: The message behind adsArticle

What does it mean to be a man? Most of us, a new Carling ad says, learned the wrong way, from our fathers, about being bold, brave and strong...

Brendan Seery 2 Oct 2018

Prototype tech to warn drivers of accidents ahead
Prototype tech to warn drivers of accidents aheadArticle

Ford and Vodafone are testing connected vehicle tech that can automatically warn other drivers of accidents ahead...

26 Sep 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: From Japan with loveArticle

Carmaker Toyota gets our heritage right with a giant bead ad, but Tonneau King's bakkie braaiers are just plain stupid...

Brendan Seery 25 Sep 2018

Intelligent Transport System makes a difference
Intelligent Transport System makes a differenceArticle

Responding to incidents promptly on freeways can save lives...

14 Sep 2018

Reduce road deaths - check your tyres today
Reduce road deaths - check your tyres todayArticle

There is a direct correlation between the condition of tyres and road deaths...

5 Sep 2018

Former UN secretary-general, Kofi Annan.
Africa bids farewell to Kofi AnnanArticle

At Africa Hall, scores gather to pay homage to the legacy of a great African, a global icon, former UN secretary-general, Kofi Annan...

27 Aug 2018

Tanker services to deliver more than one billion litres of fuel a year for Total South Africa
Tanker services to deliver more than one billion litres of fuel a year for Total South AfricaArticle

A fuel distribution contract that entails the delivery of more than one billion litres of petrol and diesel per year - and over three million kilometres of travel annually - has been awarded to Imperial Logistics group company Tanker Services by Total South Africa.

Issued by Imperial Logistics 21 Aug 2018

North East Carriers strengthens safety focus, particularly with sub-contracted fleets
North East Carriers strengthens safety focus, particularly with sub-contracted fleetsArticle

North East Carriers, a member of the IMPERIAL Logistics Group, is a logistics company that provides specialised transport solutions across southern Africa. It has recently enhanced the safety of its fleet through a newly implemented Driver Check monitoring system.

Issued by Imperial Logistics 21 Aug 2018

Who will pay the price of carbon tax?Article

Over and above assessing the direct carbon tax cost in South Africa once the verdict is published by National Treasury in February 2012, the country must count the indirect cost of the tax on the competitiveness of its logistics and supply chain sector and the impact that it will have on consumers and end-users.

Issued by Imperial Logistics 21 Aug 2018

Tanker services is Southern Africa's only accredited cyanide transporterArticle

IMPERIAL Logistics group company Tanker Services has been accredited as the only ICMI (International Cyanide Management Institute) accredited transporter in Southern Africa. The company is ending 2012 on a high note, following this certification and several other achievements.

Issued by Imperial Logistics 21 Aug 2018

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