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Competition: Highway Heroes, tell your story

Day in the Life of a Truck Driver: everybody loves stories about heroes – ordinary people who do extraordinary things.   Over the course of the next three months, Hollard Trucking is compiling a book about the entrants in their Highway Heroes competition: the truck drivers who travel all over our country. Highway Heroes like […]

Four reasons technology saves lives

Despite the increased prevalence and sophistication of automated emergency braking (AEB) in vehicles today, pedestrian fatalities are climbing. The US-based Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) estimates 6 200 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2018. This is the he highest total since 1990. The GHSA also found that during the past 10 years, […]

Fatigue management for truck drivers – what research shows

According to some experts as much as 60% of truck crashes can be attributed to fatigued driving. Clearly, if that is even remotely true, it is imperative that something is done about it– and soon.   Fatigued driving management for truck drivers is an important element of keeping our roads safe. While the mining industry […]

The benefits of adaptive headlights

European vehicles with adaptive driving beam headlights increase roadway lighting by as much as 86% compared to low-beam headlights in the US   New vehicles being delivered in SA – depending on specifications – are increasingly showing evidence of new technology, all of which are geared to make for safer driving. Ironically enough ‘not all technology is […]