Car and bakkie drivers continually try their luck and overtake large trucks in unsafe conditions.
Well-planned and -managed truck owner-driver schemes create a win-win situation for the company and the owner-driver. However, current unhappiness – as recently reported in the media – between the owner-drivers and the companies regarding the safety of vehicles, could jeopardise the concept.
Getting your commercial vehicle back on the road, as soon as possible after it has been in an accident, is a major benefit in this tough economic environment. What factors stall the repair work and how can you get it completed as quickly as possible?
The recent FOCUS Truck Test (see FOCUS May) raised the old debate of whether a 6x4 truck tractor is more economical to run coupled to a set of interlink trailers (seven-axle rig) or to a three-axle trailer (six-axle rig)
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