RFA Truck Talk

Regulars

RFA Truck Talk

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

February 6, 2024

Bearing the load: safety for goods vehicles

Bearing the load: safety for goods vehicles January 23, 2024 Loads and persons must be carried on goods vehicles with due regard paid to...

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December 14, 2023

Unpacked: motor vehicle chevrons

Unpacked: motor vehicle rear end chevrons November 30, 2023 Regulation 191 of the National Road Traffic Act, Act 93 of 1996, stipulates that warning...

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September 28, 2023

Unpacking the diesel debacle

Unpacking the diesel debacle September 12, 2023 What does the unforgiving upward march in the price of diesel mean for South African road freight...

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August 10, 2023

Permissible maximum masses unpacked

Permissible maximum masses unpacked August 9, 2023 Do you need to determine the payload of a goods vehicle or combination of vehicles? You must...

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July 10, 2023

RFA condemns truck attacks

RFA condemns truck attacks July 10, 2023 The Road Freight Association (RFA) cannot believe that the scenes that unfolded on the N3 highway in...

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June 19, 2023

How does the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud affect transport operators?

How does the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud affect transport operators? June 19, 2023 The Consumer Goods and Services Industry Code and accreditation of...

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May 24, 2023

Do you know the rules for abnormal vehicles?

Do you know the rules for abnormal vehicles? May 24, 2023 Abnormal vehicles are specially classified in terms of regulation 21(1)(g) of the National...

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May 3, 2023

Towing a trailer? Read this first

Towing a trailer? Read this first April 25, 2023 There are several laws to adhere to when towing a trailer. This doesn’t just apply...

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March 29, 2023

Open letter to the new Minister of Transport

Open letter to the new Minister of Transport March 29, 2023 The new Minister of Transport has a lot on her plate. GAVIN KELLY,...

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February 21, 2023

Consignor, consignee legislation revisited

Consignor, consignee legislation revisited February 21, 2023 Regulation 330A to 330D of the National Road Traffic Regulations came into effect eight years ago, on...

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