A proud Vic Ferreira, (left) executive managing director of Reef Tankers and his son Wesley Ferreira after receiving the 2018 CAIA Responsible Care Haulier Award at a function held in Johannesburg earlier this week.
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Reef Tankers wins 2018 Responsible Care Award

FleetWatch extends its heartiest congratulations to Reef Tankers on being awarded the 2018 CAIA Responsible Care Haulier Award in recognition of its outstanding year-on-year increase in the performance of its Responsible Care programmes and for sustaining a high Safety, Health

The UD Quester hard at work. Looking at year-to-date figures, total new commercial vehicle sales are up by 3.3% when compared to the first ten months of 2017, to a total of 22 560 units.
Good truck sales reflect positive passion of the industry
Eugene van der Berg (left), regional general manager of FAW South Africa, congratulates Wayne Greenwood, managing director of Choice Diesel Mozambique, on their appointment as the FAW Mozambique dealer. Behind them are three of the 44 FAW 33.420FT truck tractors bought by Strauss Logistics.
Mozambique has matured as a truck market says FAW dealer
Within 24 hours of the 2004 Tsunami hitting large parts of densely populated South East Asia and parts of East Africa, Imperial Logistics’ group company Imres had the first Interagency Emergency Health Kits (IEHKs) at the required destination. In the following days, a total of 84 complete IEHKs were transported to several parts of South East Asia and East Africa.
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Fleetwatch added 4 new photos.November 20, 2018 at 2:51am
Nov 19th 3.45pm: Beware heavy smoke on section of R103 between Villiers and Vrede. Already one head tail between two trucks due to 4m visibility in the thick of smoke. Slow down, put headlights on and flashes and go gahle. Drivers OK.
FleetwatchNovember 20, 2018 at 12:17am
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FleetwatchNovember 19, 2018 at 11:29pm
Nov 19: Rob Fisher is putting forward some questions in Parliament tomorrow regarding issues around the trucking industry. They are also putting forward a Motion of Condolences for the truck drivers who have passed away in the past six months - either in a crash or attacks out on the road. If you know the name of any truck driver who has passed away, please will you post it here so we can pass it on. The idea is to put names to the statistics to drive home the real tragedy playing out on the roads. Many thanks.
FleetwatchNovember 19, 2018 at 10:09pm
A number of contributors put forward the case for the trucking industry and the risks drivers are facing out on the roads. It was carried on SABC 2's Fokus programme on Sunday night. Here is the full programme as aired.
FOKUS: 18 November 2018
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Fleetwatch added 2 new photos.November 17, 2018 at 9:48pm
Nov 17th. Saturday morning and am on the way home after spending an uplifting few hours at Reef Tankers in Germiston watching them motivating their drivers on health and safety- including the adoption of the FleetWatch Your Truck Your Gym proigramme - I have stopped at a BP garage opposite Olivedale Clinic and just spotted some really good news for pensioners which will help save money on your water bill. On every Wednesday pensioners can a get a discount on a full wash and polish. It doesn't say anything about having to bring your car so I'm gonna come here every Wednesday for a shower and polish. I hope they provide towels for us - and that they turn the pressure of those car hoses down as we walk through the wash bay so the body doesn't get bruised. OK OK. I know its weak. Must be the heat wave. Have a great weekend. Nou gaan ons braai.
Fleetwatch shared Jacques Hough's post.November 16, 2018 at 8:56am
Watch SABC 2 on Sunday November 18th at 6.00pm.
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