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Benefits of alcohol testing in transport

The trucking and transportation sector is vital to the economic wellbeing of South Africa, ensuring the flow of goods between provinces for both local consumption and export.

However, it is also an industry that sees prevalent use of alcohol and drugs among truck drivers. A comprehensive substance abuse program, which includes on-going random testing and importantly an educational component for employees, is essential in reducing the dangers associated with substance abuse on the roads.

See full article on Transport World Africa


Transport World Africa is the complete source of information when it comes to transport and logistics in Africa. The magazine and its digital platforms cover the transport and related logistics industries in their entireties, with special focus on the movement of freight throughout Africa, particularly in South Africa, SADC and East African countries.

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About Rhys Evans

Rhys Evans is the Director of ALCO-Safe, suppliers of superior drug and alcohol testing equipment and accessories throughout Africa

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