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What will 2017 hold?

In a troubled and financially volatile world, how many new trucks and buses will be sold in South Africa in 2017? VIC OLIVER gives his forecast for the 2017 truck and bus market

 
Don’t tire of tyres

Don’t tire of tyres

As the second-highest variable cost factor in a long-distance trucking operation, truck owners and fleet managers cannot afford to ignore the management and control of the tyres in their fleet, says VIC OLIVER

 
A guide to buying used

A guide to buying used

A recent article highlighted the increase in demand for good used trucks. Now, VIC OLIVER gets down to the nuts and bolts, helping potential buyers to appraise the right vehicle for the job and select a vehicle that is in a sound mechanical condition

 
What about an equal playing field?

What about an equal playing field?

The reintroduction of a road freight transport permit system is on the cards. What are the consequences?

   
Vehicle Risk management

Vehicle risk management

In this tough and highly competitive road transport market, truck owners and operators cannot afford to ignore the daily basic function of vehicle risk management

 
Keeping your view crystal clear

Keeping your view crystal clear

Clean front windscreens lead to better observation and better driving.

 
N3 keeps on moving

N3 keeps on moving

A reduction in road crashes on the N3 toll road is good news for truckers using the route

   
Understand your vehicles’ data plates

Understand your vehicles’ data plates

Commercial vehicle operators and drivers need to understand the information displayed on the data plate affixed to their vehicles. Without this information, it’s impossible to establish the maximum imposed load.

 
The dangers of overtaking heavy-duty trucks

The dangers of overtaking heavy-duty trucks

Car and bakkie drivers continually try their luck and overtake large trucks in unsafe conditions.

 
A truly terrifying test

A truly terrifying test

Employing a new truck or bus driver, without first testing that he or she is capable of driving your vehicle, can place them, your company and the lives of others in peril.

   

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