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Mediums on a march

Mediums on a march

Despite a threat to its market share position from the extra-heavy segment, the medium commercial vehicle (MCV) sector has stood its ground. FRANK BEETON discusses why.

 
“Crippling” tolls on agenda

“Crippling” tolls on agenda

The potentially crippling toll fees mooted by the South African National Road Agency Ltd (SANRAL) will be high on the agenda at this year’s Road Freight Association (RFA) Convention.

 
Testing the waters

Testing the waters

If you live or work in the city of Johannesburg, you’re sure to to have noticed Johannesburg Water vehicles buzzing around. FOCUS chats to the municipal utility about meeting public expectations.

 
Driver healthcare hits the road

Driver healthcare hits the road

Driver wellness has emerged at the forefront of many issues often swept under the carpet. Imagine a young family travelling to Durban on holiday with their new-born baby girl. An exhausted truck driver smashes into their car after falling asleep at the wheel, crushing the vehicle and, with it, the entire family. The baby’s grandparents have lost two beloved children and will never see their first grandchild take her first steps. The driver is permanently disabled. STUART MOIR attends the N3 Toll Concession’s (N3TC) Driver Wellness Day, which aims to help prevent just such a scenario.

   
The fire inside

The fire inside

In the first of a two-part series, JAKE VENTER explains the basics of combustion.

 
Oh what a fabulous body!

Oh what a fabulous body!

Transporters are well aware of how the right trailer, tanker or truck body can add value to an operator’s business. STUART MOIR discovers that a truck isn’t up to much without the trailer it’s pulling.

 
Transport and the 2010 world cup

Transport and the 2010 world cup

The countdown is on, with kick-off fast approaching. Yet local transporters remain confused, even apprehensive, about the impact of the FIFA World Cup on their day-to-day operations. FOCUS brings you the low-down on access sites, enclosures and everything else you need to know – but didn’t think to ask.

   
Clash of the Triton

Clash of the Triton

It’s not easy to find a bakkie that combines style with strength; good looks with reliability. But, as STUART MOIR discovers, Mitsubishi’s Triton ClubCab delivers the goods in all departments.

 
C-track combats CO2 emissions

C-track combats CO2 emissions

Despite the failure of delegates from 192 nations to formulate a global emissions control policy to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, the Copenhagen summit held in December 2009 did highlight the need for urgent steps to be taken internationally to intensify control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, most notably carbon dioxide (CO2).

 
T5 ups its game

T5 ups its game

Whether you need family transport or a competent commercial vehicle, CHARLEEN CLARKE says that the new T5 range – comprising Caravelle, Kombi and Transporter – is worth a second look.

   

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