Driver selling product illegally|
A motorist reported that a large truck with a trailer was parked at a taxi rank, where the driver was selling product off the back for cash. Upon investigation it was discovered that the driver was illegally selling the international brand hygiene products they were employed to transport. 90% of the load was recovered and the driver arrested.
A motorist reported a vehicle overtaking on a solid line on the R102 near Stanger. Upon investigation it was found that the driver had lost his toll card three weeks prior to the reported incident and was afraid to report it to the company. He couldn’t take the toll route and was therefore trying to make up time by driving fast and overtaking other cars on an alternative route so he could bypass the tolls.
A motorist in Bloemfontein reported an incident of two smaller vehicles offloading diesel from a tanker, with photographs as supporting evidence. The MiX ReportMyDriving control room arranged for the police and a private security company to intercept the vehicles at the offloading point. The fuel was recovered and the suspects arrested.
Vehicle on fire
A motorist reported that a company’s truck and trailer was being burnt by protestors en route to Polokwane. The MiX ReportMyDriving control room arranged for the police and fire brigade to go to the scene. They managed to save the trailer but the truck was badly damaged.
Vehicle blocking an entrance
A driver had parked the company’s vehicle in front of someone private property, blocking the entrance to the premises. The owner of the property reported the incident, which was quickly rectified after the MiX ReportMyDriving control room alerted the driver to move the vehicle.
Good and courteous driving
A motorist phoned the MiX ReportMyDriving hotline to compliment a company’s driver for being courteous to other road users and driving well. The driver of the large truck was keeping a safe following distance and consistently adhering to the speed limit of 80 km/h.