Transport News from around the Web

May 23, 2019

Prasa terminates employment of former company secretary

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has terminated the employment contract of its former company secretary – currently the general manager responsible for risk management. […]
May 23, 2019

Trucks and bakkie collide on the R28

At 12H58 Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R28 Pinehaven intersection. Reports from the scene indicate that two trucks and […]
May 23, 2019

JRA says M2 bridge on track to reopen in October

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) this week reminded road users that the M2 motorway between the Crown interchange and Maritzburg street remained closed for rehabilitation works […]
May 22, 2019

Truck overturned on the N1 North

Emer-G-Med responded to a truck that overturned on the N1 North before Garsfontein off ramp. One patient was transported to a nearby hospital. Local authorities were […]
May 21, 2019

13 Year old falls off tow truck in Trenance Park

A 13 year old scholar was injured after he fell off the rear of a tow truck whilst being transported to school. Paramedics from Reaction Unit […]
May 20, 2019

Truck found abandoned with a rifle inside

A One Toner truck was found abandoned after it was reported that its two occupants were shooting randomly in Qumbu town yesterday 18th May at about […]
May 19, 2019

Truck rear-ends another leaving driver seriously injured in Pietermaritzburg

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left seriously injured this afternoon when a truck rear-ended another on the N3 northbound highway near the […]
May 16, 2019

Truck burning on the R33 at Morolong

Truck burning on the R33 at Morolong. All services on scene. No injuries reported.The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were […]
May 16, 2019

One dead after car carrier truck went down a cliff and caught alight near Nelspruit

Emer-G-Med found one fatality on scene when a Car Carrier Truck went down a cliff and caught alight. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not […]
May 15, 2019

Two injured after bakkie drives into back of truck on the N3

KwaZulu-Natal: At 14H04 Wednesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N3 West bound just before the Shongweni offramp. Reports from the […]
May 15, 2019

Egypt’s Sisi opens huge suspension bridge over the Nile

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the world’s widest, one of a series of military-led, megaprojects […]
May 15, 2019

Vehicle Lubrication – Thin Lubricants are an Advantage

Being thin has its advantages, at least when it comes to engine oils. This especially benefits lubrication in heavy vehicles, resulting in reduced wear and lower […]