Comments by Patrick O’Leary


May 2016 make me once again Proudly South African

2015-12-15 13:31

Editor’s Note: This editorial was written before President Zuma started playing musical chairs at the Ministry of Finance. His latest blunder – which has cost the country Billions – merely endorses my view as stated in this comment. So, the end


Transport Month should be changed to Transport Day

2015-11-06 13:23

Sometimes I sits and thinks. Sometimes I just sits. Over the past two months or so, there has been no time to just ‘sits’. I have been criss-crossing the country attending events, doing interviews, giving talks to various forums and generally


Who is there left up there to trust nowadays?

2015-10-06 11:20

By now most of you will have heard of what has turned out to be the biggest scandal to ever have hit Volkswagen in its 78 year history. The saga revolves around Volkswagen being caught out for deliberately cheating and


Too much is at stake to just suck it up

2015-06-16 14:39

The Drakensberg Mountains acted as a fine backdrop to this year’s Road Freight Association (RFA) conference giving a sort of ‘all is well with the world” atmosphere to the event. Personally I would have preferred to see the conference being


AA says RAF’s increased funding misses the point

2015-03-12 13:13

The Automobile Association (AA) has come out with an argument which FleetWatch whole-heartedly and fully endorses. It relates to the 48 percent increase in the Road Accident Fund levy effective as from April. The AA’s argument is that the government