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Six or seven axles?

Six or seven axles?

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)

 
Congratulations are in order

Congratulations are in order

I recently experienced nothing short of world-class service at the Mogale City motor vehicle licensing office. Others in the Gauteng region should follow its example

 
The technical side of truck Test

The technical side of truck Test

VIC OLIVER joined us on Truck Test, once again offering his expertise in monitoring the procession as it moved from start to finish through all the checkpoints. He details the technical aspects.

 
One giant leap

One giant leap

VIC OLIVER gives us his driving impression of the new Tata Prima.

   
Twelve tanked-up tips

Twelve tanked-up tips

Even with the fuel prices trending downwards, there is still more that vehicle owners can do to reduce fuel consumption and increase their profit margin.

 
South African drivers need a new attitude

South African drivers need a new attitude

Poor driver attitude and a disregard for the rules of the road were the major causes of the unacceptable road deaths during the festive season.

 
Will the market flatten out?

Will the market flatten out?

Sales in 2014 exceeded expectations. What will 2015 have in store? Here’s our truck and bus sales forecast.

   
Properly jacked up

Properly jacked up

Changing a wheel on a fully loaded trailer is not easy at the best of times. However, an innovative solution is now available.

 
Our tests need to be tougher

Our tests need to be tougher

Is the minimum size of the truck tractor and semi-trailer, required and used to obtain a code EC driving licence, contributing to our high and unacceptable truck accident rate?

 
How to buy used

How to buy used

As FOCUS detailed last month, escalating new truck prices over the last few years have made the purchase of used trucks a more attractive and affordable option.

   
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