Category:Featured November 2009

Department of Transport proposes major changes to the National Road Traffic Act (NRTA), Act 93 of 1996
November 1, 2009

Department of Transport proposes major changes to the National Road Traffic Act (NRTA), Act 93 of 1996

The Road Freight Association (RFA) received a fax regarding proposed major changes to the National Road Traffic Act (NRTA), Act 93 of 1996 on...

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Toughing out the local market
November 1, 2009

Toughing out the local market

It’s been a tough year for the extra-heavy commercial vehicle segment, particularly when we consider the phenomenal growth of this sector throughout 2007/8. NADINE...

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Back 2 the future
November 1, 2009

Back 2 the future

Local government’s complete lack of regulation regarding climate change and emission standards is about to change. Come 1 January 2010, the production of all...

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A greener solution
November 1, 2009

A greener solution

Public transport has long been toted as one of the answers to greenhouse gas emissions – the more people riding a bus, the fewer...

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On a roll
November 1, 2009

On a roll

Tyres are among the most important consumables on a truck. That explains why tyre manufacturers are under constant pressure to make them smaller (to...

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In constant communication
November 1, 2009

In constant communication

Although vehicle tracking technology has been around for a quite a while, it has changed significantly over the last few years. These advancements have...

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A life on the road
November 1, 2009

A life on the road

What better way to learn about the ins and outs of the trucking industry than to drive a truck oneself? This is exactly what...

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