Transaid has won a World Bank technical assistance contract to improve road safety on the East African Trade Corridor.
Somehow – and Tachoblog’s apologies to Jerry B – we’ve managed to sit on this picture quiz for weeks. But no longer… And the question for this picture quiz? What Jerry B wants to know is ‘what make is this and what function does it perform [that's the truck on the trailer]? And while you [...]
Here’s a Friday puzzle from Jerry B for you.
Hoyer UK driver trainer Chris Hill has given Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project in Zambia a boost, after leading a 12-day ‘training to train’ course in the country’s capital, Lusaka.
In a joint venture, Toyota is donating a 2.5-tonne counterbalance forklift truck (FLT) to the organisation, while Norbert Dentressangle has arranged for Jason Thornton – one of its own FLT trainers – to fly out to The Industrial Training Centre Trust (ITC) in Lusaka, Zambia and deliver onsite training to the centre’s instructors.
Tachoblog likes beer, Mercedes-Benz Trucks and travel. So hearing that another 50 Inca-yellow Mercedes-Benz Actros 2031 S semitrailer trucks have been handed over to the owners of the Nigerian beverage logistics company Nnabugwu Transport Ltd. in the Mercedes-Benz truck plant in Wörth meant a post had to happen.
Malcolm Kidd, an LGV driving instructor and assessor for Gateshead-based logistics training specialist Van Hee has returned from a three week secondment with Transaid in Nigeria where he has been training six new driver trainers.
If you’re a driver and not happy with your lot today, then spare a thought for some 250 drivers who’ve been stranded for up to three months at the border between Niger and Burkina Faso.