Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

July 10, 2018

Driving the future

Recently, along with the rest of the jury members on the International Truck of the Year (ITOY) judging panel, I was invited to Sweden...

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July 10, 2018

Iveco opts for girl power!

Iveco is returning to the European Truck Racing Championship this year with a female driver! Her name is Steffi Halm. She’s 33 years old,...

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July 10, 2018

Ford tackles Seven Sisters

The so-called “Seven Sisters” (the seven established European brands, namely Mercedes-Benz, MAN, Iveco, Renault, Scania, DAF and Volvo) could be in for a wake-up...

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July 9, 2018

Tribute to Barney Curtis

It is with great sadness that we report the loss of Barney Curtis. It is with great sadness that we report the passing of...

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July 9, 2018

Let’s save five billion litres!

How much higher will the fuel price have to go before someone starts saying enough is enough? R20 a litre? R30?   The days...

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July 9, 2018

Zimbabwe tightens regulations for transit trucks and transporters

Stricter road regulations for hauliers transporting goods in transit through Zimbabwe have been blamed for exacerbating the already lengthy delays at its overburdened border...

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July 9, 2018

A (Beit)bridge too far

A Border Management Authority (BMA) makes a lot of sense, but this could undo much of the progress made to date. Hidden among other...

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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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July 9, 2018

The snowball effect of deteriorating infrastructure

Forget South Africa’s world-class N3 and other national routes for the moment, because a dire situation has developed with some of the country’s regional...

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June 18, 2018

Which drivers drink and drive?

Drinking and driving is never acceptable, but new research indicates that some groups are more susceptible to doing this than others. It is often...

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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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June 18, 2018

Bye-bye, bus industry! 

All that a strike in the bus industry will achieve is to sustain its slow implosion. Last month’s column welcomed the fact that civil...

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