Entries by Sybul Ngobeni

Missed opportunity to build public understanding about road funding in SA

South African Road Federation (SARF) Media Release Missed opportunity to build public understanding about road funding in SA 13 December 2018: The controversy around e-tolls in Gauteng has diverted public attention away from the real issues of road funding and created a culture of non-compliance amongst drivers which in turn impacts directly on road safety. […]

If we’re all such ace drivers, why are our roads so deadly?

If we’re all such ace drivers, why are our roads so deadly? January 15, 2019 Publication source: Times Live Most drivers rate their performance behind the wheel as excellent or better – but road accidents tell a different story. “When something happens on our roads motorists always blame everyone except themselves,” said Automobile Association (AA) […]

DoE seeks comment on proposed revisions to fuel-price formula

DoE seeks comment on proposed revisions to fuel-price formula 5th December 2018 By: Terence Creamer Creamer Media Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The Department of Energy (DoE) is calling for comment on a discussion document it has compiled following a review the basic fuel price (BFP) structure for petrol, diesel […]

DRIVING SAFELY AROUND SCHOOLS

Driving safely around schools December 4, 2018 By Eugene Herbert With more and more schools opening in the suburbs each year it is important that drivers – particularly fleet drivers operating in those areas – be aware of the dangers associated with driving in this environment. While it is true that the legal speed limit […]

FATIGUE INCREASES ACCIDENT RISK

Fatigue increases accident risk November 27, 2018 By Eugene Herbert Accident risk increases by 8.3% when a driver is fatigued and behind the wheel for more than six hours, according to the latest safety findings from a proprietary accident risk model developed by Azuga. They are an industry provider of connected vehicle and fleet technologies […]

SWITCHED ON DRIVING

Switched On Driving November 20, 2018 By Eugene Herbert  Understanding the ABC’s of your new car and what this can do for you It is true that many look forward – for a variety of reasons, some of which are because of its acclaimed safety benefits – to widespread use of autonomous vehicles. It should […]

SMEC professional scoops Technologist of the Year Award

SMEC professional scoops Technologist of the Year Award Nov 7, 2018 | Awards, News |   SMEC South Africa’s Kresen Manicum has scooped the title of Technologist of the Year at the 2018 South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Awards held in Cape Town recently. Manicum received the award for his leadership qualities, sustained […]

Stefanutti posts R125m H1 operating profit despite order book decline, strained market

Stefanutti posts R125m H1 operating profit despite order book decline, strained market 8th November 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ JSE-listed construction company Stefanutti Stocks managed to generate an operating profit of R125-million in the six months ended August 31, despite a constrained construction […]