Masterdrive fleet safety awards 2023

MasterDrive Fleet Safety Awards, held in collaboration with Santam and Castrol, concluded on a high note last week.

South African fleet managers, companies, and drivers were recognized for their outstanding efforts in promoting road safety.

Winners received cash prizes ranging from R5,000 to R40,000, along with certificates, trophies, and other accolades.

Eugene Herbert, the CEO of MasterDrive, extends his congratulations to all participants and winners, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing road safety to reduce South Africa’s road fatality rate.

He commends those who set an example through their commitment to road safety.

Top entrants received certificates, and the overall winners also received trophies.

The top three Road Warriors and the Best Fleet Managers, sponsored by Michelin Connected Fleet, received Advanced Driver Training, along with cash prizes of R5,000 to R10,000.

The top ten Fleet Managers received fleet management courses from Fleetbase, with additional cash rewards for the overall winners in these categories.

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Here are the winners of the Fleet Safety Awards:

Best Truck Stop

  • Highway Junction

Best Employer

  • 1st Unitrans
  • 2nd Dawn Trucking
  • 3rd Goldfields Logistics

Road Warrior

  • Light Commercial Vehicle Category: Andrea Richter from Bartley Thomas
  • Motsoeneng
  • Medium Commercial Vehicle Category: William Ntete from Airliquide
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Category: JJ Scholtz from Goldfields Logistics
  • Overall winner of the Road Warrior Award: JJ Scholtz from Goldfields

Best Organisation

  • Light Commercial Vehicle Category: VitalAire Logistics
  • Medium Commercial Vehicle Category: Unitrans
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Category: Imperial Logistics
  • Overall winner: Imperial Logistics

Best Fleet Manager powered by Michelin Connected Fleet

  • Light Commercial Vehicle Category: Nandipha Ntlokwana from VitalAire Logistics
  • Medium Commercial Vehicle Category: Jonathan Mphake from SBV
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Category: Edward Hoffman from Imperial Logistics
  • Overall winner of the Best Fleet Manager Award: Edward Hoffman from Imperial Logistics

MasterDrive extends sincere congratulations to all finalists and winners, recognizing their dedication to road safety and leadership in improving road conditions.

They acknowledge the support of their partners and express gratitude to the judges, presenters, and attendees, emphasizing the collective commitment to enhancing road safety.

The event’s success reflects the shared desire for positive change on South Africa’s roads, with anticipation building for the 2024 Fleet Safety Awards.

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