Need a truck in a hurry? Uber extends service to cargo hauls

2017-05-22 08:29

Uber is expanding into a new field with a version of its on-demand ride application that lets truckers book cargo hauls with simple taps on smartphones.

Jobs at stake: Society set for head-on collision with driverless cars

2017-01-23 11:28

Evangelists for driverless cars see a bright future coming down the road: thousands of lives saved, countless driving hours freed up, cityscapes transformed with traffic jams vanquished.

Road safety: Cutting trucks off? Here's why it is extremely dangerous

2016-12-14 09:30

Overtaking a truck needs to be done with caution. If not, it can have deadly consequences.

WATCH: Volvo's insane 'Flying Passenger’ stunt is nothing short of epic!

2016-11-29 13:16

A Volvo truck tows a paraglider up a mountain pass in Croatia in a precision stunt never tried before.

Bad driving in SA: Two trucks chase each other as lanes merge

Wheels24 user lvuyozililo sent in this harrowing clip of two truck drivers attempting to race each other as lanes merge.

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This truck driver thought he could wheelie get away with this

Have a listen to this hilarious conversation between a truck driver and a traffic cop who halts the heavy-duty vehicle after noticing it has no front-wheels! (Remember to turn the subtitles on).

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Startup wants to put self-driving trucks on highways

2016-05-17 15:17

A robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's work on self-driving cars is aiming to transplant the technology to trucks barrelling down the highway.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs 'Uber of trucks' startup

2015-10-27 10:21

Trucking isn't the first thing that comes to mind when considering industries ripe for disruption but a number of big tech hitters are looking to shake up the space.

Say hello to the Ace up Tata's sleeve

2015-07-29 09:45

Tata's Super Ace one-ton bakkie has a number of interior and exterior tweaks and there's a new mid-spec EX2. Details and gallery!

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.

Truck 'pushes' car along highway for 2km after crash

A truck driver 'pushed' a car for over two kilometres after an incident on an Australian highway. The truck driver was unaware the car had hit his truck and was 'trying to find a safe spot to pull over'.

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Safety advocates fear truck speed limiter rule could stall

2016-12-20 09:36

Highway safety advocates are worried that a government rule that would electronically limit speeds of tractor-trailers could be scuttled or ignored by the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Road safety: Why motorists should consider truck drivers this festive season

2016-12-13 14:12

With the festive already in full swing, the ill-calculated actions of impatient motorists could have deadly consequences for road users.

Travelling Trucks are back! Here's how they did it

2016-11-01 06:46

The forgotten warriors of the road - travelling trucks, vans, caravans, RVs and mobile homes - are making a comeback in more than one way.

EU slaps record 3-billion euro fine on truck cartel

2016-07-19 14:22

The EU slapped a record fine of nearly three billion euros on Europe's biggest truckmakers, accusing them of colluding to fix prices and dodge the costs of stricter pollution rules.

Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highways

2016-05-18 08:13

A robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's work on self-driving cars is aiming to transplant the technology to trucks barreling down the highway with up to 36 tons of cargo.

Msunduzi Municipal trucks accused of illegally dumping refuse in city suburb

2016-02-29 11:01

A Pietermaritzburg councillor has claimed that municipal trucks are openly, and illegally, dumping garden refuse in a city suburb.

Bakkie, truck sales to 'almost double' in Africa

2015-10-19 11:24

Africa represents the 'final automotive frontier' with sales of bakkies and trucks expected to nearly double by 2027. South Africa is leading the way...

Bakkies buy-back to cost FCA 'billions'

2015-07-28 09:15

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could pay billions to buy back 193 000 defective trucks, part of a record fine for lapses in recalls of its vehicles.

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.

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