ARTICLES RELATING TO TRUCKS

Truck problems for school

2015-06-15 11:21

“ABSOLUTE lawlessness and utter chaos.” This is how Berg Street Primary School principal Reshma Amritlall describes the daily problems the school faces from truck drivers congesting the surrounding area.

Rush-hour truck restrictions on way for SA

2015-04-15 15:45

In a move likely to hearten drivers and anger freight companies, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said her department is proposing restrictions for goods vehicles on public roads. The SA Road and Freight Association responds...

Dangerous freeway filter caught on video

2014-05-22 12:11

Are you a victim of dangerous filtering when joining the freeway? Or are you one of those drivers who simply doesn't care and swerves out in front of traffic. Watch the video!

Big-wheel heaven for truckers

2013-06-03 13:40

Sometimes two or four wheels just aren’t enough… petrolheads of a different nature gathered to pay respect to the monster-wheelers at Truckmania fest.

Game on as Dakar start nears

2013-01-03 08:13

The 'Dakar'. It will start on Saturday in Lima. the capital of Peru, and a bunch of SA racers will be there for the world's most gruelling off-road race. We'll cover every kilometre...

Reader: Stellies' truck drama

2012-09-26 14:01

In response to the latest series of Western Cape crash videos, Reader MELISSA shares her thoughts of dangerous behaviour of truck drivers near Stellenbosch. IMAGE

 

Unroadworthy vehicles a 'huge problem' in SA

2015-04-17 13:06

The presence of unroadworthy vehicles and unlicensed drivers, as well as the failure of the traffic police are the main culprits of road carnage, writes Wheels24 reader DAVE THOMPSON.

Self-driving cars to be tested on public roads

2015-01-26 10:55

Self-driving vehicles could be headed for European roads in the near future as the Dutch government approves plans for large-scale testing of autonomous cars and trucks.

Tyre horror: Truck loses it on highway

2013-10-24 19:45

A motorway truck crash caused by a tyre blowout and captured on CCTV has become part of a tyre company's 'tyre safety month'. What’s more, the sub-text advice could save your life. VIDEO

EU to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

Trucks set for Dakar challenge

2012-12-14 10:59

Truck section winner of Dakar 2012, Gerard De Rooy, has embraced the challenge that lies ahead for him and his fellow truckers racing in Dakar 2013.

Cape crash videos 09/12: Video 1

2012-09-25 11:11

Two drivers each lose control of their vehicle while travelling at speed and a third crashes into a scooter and continues driving... Watch the latest Western Cape crash videos!

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