Unitrans Automotive Group selects Ctrack as a preferred supplier for vehicle tracking

Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions company, DigCore, supplier of Ctrack and turning 30 years old in June, has been appointed by Unitrans Automotive Group as a preferred supplier for vehicle tracking and stolen vehicle response services. Ctrack devices will now be fitted to VW and Toyota stock units upon arrival at the dealership. This…


“I will drive with caution” – A poor reason not to have your vehicle insured!

We often hear vehicle owners say that they will rather drive with caution and avoid getting into a crash than pay the monthly car insurance premium! This is a poor argument  – especially if we consider the driving behaviour of motorists on the roads of South Africa. According to the Medical research council there are…

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Tour of Homewood to put George on the Mountain Biking Map

The Garden Route town of George will be transformed into a significant mountain biking destination with the introduction of the Tour of Homewood, a new three-day mountain bike stage race, to be based at Fancourt, South Africa’s premier golf resort from 4-6 September 2015. Homewood is the previous name of the colonial estate (1879–1903) on…


Matrix’s Crash Alert – providing fast assistance in emergencies when on the roads

According to the South African Medical Research Council, 15 993 deaths transpire on South Africa’s road each year. In fact in April 2015 alone, nearly 700 people died on the roads during the peak season, the worst Easter period in recorded history. The Department of Transport’s post ‘Easter’ analysis points to the main culprits being; driver…

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Motorcyclist injured in shooting and robbery on the corners of Witkoppen and Cedar in Fourways

EMER-G-MED Paramedics are on the scene of a shooting on the corners of Witkoppen and Cedar in Fourways. A motorcyclist was was pushed off his bike by suspects traveling in a car. The suspects then fired three shots at the rider. He sustained one gunshot wound to his right leg. EMER-G-MED Paramedics are currently treating…

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Truck drivers warned of obstructions placed on roads with criminal intent!

This past week I had the pleasure of hosting a young man, Michiel Van Duurling, from the Netherlands and invited him to drive with me from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg. Along the route I could inform him of some unique challenges in South Africa. Much of our conversation was pertaining to the threats on our roads,…

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What are the main issues addressed in Consignor Legislation?

The Consignor legislation came into force on 31 Jan and is based on the following principles. It has been widely recognised and the principle accepted, both by the freight transport industry and the law enforcement authorities, that there is a need, in certain cases, to extend the responsibility of heavy vehicle overloading to the consignor…