ARTICLES RELATING TO TRUCKS

Violent truck attacks: Ministers convene urgent meeting to plot way forward

2019-09-01 23:02

The Ministers of Employment and Labour, Police, Transport and Home Affairs convened an urgent meeting on Sunday evening to discuss the continued violence in the trucking industry and to plot a way forward.

WATCH: 10 robot dogs pull a truck in a slightly terrifying display of raw power

2019-04-17 05:40

Don't get too worried — these little guys aren't coming to pull your house away anytime soon.

Shocking images of burnt-out and looted trucks on the N3

2018-04-30 14:33

In a tweet, Zwelinzima Vavi said "unscrupulous bosses" should be blamed for the violence.

Here's how to enhance safety between truck drivers and cyclists - Arrive Alive

2018-01-25 12:11

Volvo Trucks has embarked on a Global Campaign to enhance the safe sharing of roads between truck drivers and cyclists.

US delivery company orders 125 electric Tesla trucks

2017-12-20 10:21

UPS, an American multinational package delivery company, announced it will buy 125 of Tesla's all-electric semi trucks, the largest such order since the vehicle was unveiled in November.

Truck blind spots: Protecting learners on SA's roads

2017-09-22 08:07

A new safe scholar program is aimed at increasing awareness among young learners about the dangers of trucks on our roads.

Trucks behaving badly, 26 car pile-up - 5 crazy SA crashes

2017-07-22 11:00

From a SUV crashing into a wall in Jozi to a dramatic 26 car pile-up, check out these SA crash clips.

Lack of servicing, training to blame for truck crashes in SA - MIWA

2017-07-03 13:19

'Anybody can buy a truck and put an underpaid and unskilled driver behind the steering wheel,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association as it focuses on truck crashes in SA.

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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.

 
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This start-up construction company wants to tune-up excavators with self-driving tech

They’re meant to do the basic menial tasks of drivers, so humans can focus on the more complex work.

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Theft on the move: Owners safeguarding their fleet due to increasing theft

2018-05-17 15:19

With a spike in thefts from delivery vehicles causing havoc across the country, fleet owners and operators are looking for solutions to safeguard life and property.

Watching these super bakkies on a race track is oddly satisfying

2018-03-06 09:36

If you're a off-road/bakkie enthusiast, this Stadium Super Truck race in Australia will no doubt be a satisfying spectacle watch.

China's Geely buying stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo

2017-12-27 12:57

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is buying a stake in truck manufacturer AB Volvo.

Daimler delivers its first all-electric trucks in Europe

2017-12-18 14:55

German carmaker Daimler delivered its first fully electric lorries to companies in Europe, as the global race to mass produce the first generation of "green trucks" heats up.

Good news for SA! Car sales rise, 'massive' increase in exports - Naamsa

2017-08-01 20:11

South Africa’s new vehicle sales grew 4.1% in July with a total of 46 719 units sold, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.

Dash-cam captures truck driver behaving badly in Richards Bay

2017-07-18 11:24

A truck driver was captured via dash-cam driving dangerously along the N2 near Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.

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.

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