Category:Vic’s View

September 12, 2018

Trucks and traffic-light tragedies

A possible solution to reducing accidents involving heavy-duty trucks at traffic lights Serious and fatal collisions that occur at traffic-light intersections in South Africa...

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August 15, 2018

The Menace of False Driving Licences

Because of the number of drivers in South Africa who use our roads with false and illegally obtained driving licences, it has become necessary...

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July 9, 2018

When every drop counts

Saving fuel has become a necessity for road transport operators. With the massive increases in fuel prices that we have witnessed over the last...

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June 18, 2018

Become a Better Truck Driver!

Improving the skills of truck drivers will reduce the number of accidents and the risk of drivers being killed or seriously injured on our...

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May 9, 2018

Avoid the winter chills

Prepare your vehicles for the winter weather. To avoid unnecessary and costly vehicle breakdowns and to ensure that a vehicle will start on cold...

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April 10, 2018

Managing smaller truck fleets

When transport is not a company’s core business, there are many benefits to be gained by professionally managing and controlling a small fleet of...

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March 15, 2018

Managing Commercial Vehicle Operating Costs

The operating costs of heavy-duty commercial vehicles can be divided into fixed and variable costs, which must be monitored and controlled in order to...

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February 27, 2018

Tis the season … to replace aging vehicles 

The beginning of each year is a good time for operators to audit their commercial-vehicle fleet and replace aging and troublesome vehicles. Sadly, many...

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February 9, 2018

No small job

It is important to know and understand the job functions of a commercial-vehicle transport manager. Managing and controlling a fleet of trucks and buses...

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February 1, 2018

Bracing for AARTO

The legislators gave us a break in 2017. In 2017, some important amendments were made to the South African National Road Traffic Act to...

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