ARTICLES RELATING TO TRUCK STRIKE

Five men linked to recent incidents of truck violence appear in court

2019-09-12 15:30

A diary noting truck routes, the names of truck drivers and the nature of their cargo was found on one of five men arrested last week in connection with the recent truck violence.

Truck wars toll: 200 dead since 2018

2019-06-04 15:28

Over 200 people have been killed, 1 400 vehicles damaged and R1,2 billion lost in cargo and infrastructure as a result of the fiery highway attacks on trucks across the country.

Truck war blocks highway

2019-04-30 12:50

The war on foreign truck drivers escalated on Monday as the N3 was blocked at several points as well as the R34 near Richards Bay. A truck was set alight near Howick on Monday, following an attack on a truck on Saturday night ...

Truck drivers warn war on foreigners will continue ‘until they are all gone’

2019-04-05 14:38

The war on foreign truck drivers will continue until they are all gone, the All Truck Drivers Foundation (ATDF) which represents South African truckers, said on Thursday.

 

RTI saw truck attacks coming...but did nothing

2019-06-05 14:57

The Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) allegedly knew that violent attacks on trucks were possible at the weekend, but did not put enough officers on the roads because of a clampdown on overtime pay.

Torching an industry

2019-05-20 16:48

KwaZulu-Natal is in the grip of an escalating war that has seen long-distance trucks torched and truck drivers being attacked.

‘Drivers not xenophobic’

2019-04-05 14:38

The tendency of trucking companies to flout the law by employing only foreign nationals as drivers was one of the reasons causing tensions that led to violent protests, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said.

Owners call for govt to act after seven more trucks are set ablaze

2019-03-29 16:00

Truck owners have called on the government to act after another seven trucks were set alight on the N3 between Mooi River and Estcourt in the early hours of Thursday.

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