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Hiring private security for freeways could drive trouble: road ...

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Hiring private security for freeways could drive trouble: road freight boss

The Road Freight Association is concerned this trend may lead to a situation that’s difficult to control

Senior reporter

The Road Freight Association has warned that Durban businesses paying private security teams to guard the N2 and N3 could lead to more volatility.

Fed up with debilitating truck blockades on major freeways, some companies are going this route.

It’s a move prompted by last week’s protest action on the N3, an important corridor between Johannesburg and Durban, where truckers parked their vehicles, causing major traffic backlogs, severe delays in the delivery of goods and the loss of more than R300m...

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