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Improving on driver delivery

To improve safety and optimise performance and fuel consumption, dealers and manufacturers need to improve their new vehicle delivery and handover procedure, especially for extra heavy commercial vehicles and buses.

 

No more old boys club

It is time for the Institute of Road Transport Engineers and the Road Freight Association to become more proactive in assisting the government in finding and implementing quicker solutions to the problems that face road transport operators

 

Costly unnecessary accidents

In these tough economic times long distance road transport operators can no longer afford to have their vehicles off the road due to unnecessary accidents.

 

Don’t neglect essential checks

Based on more than 500 heavy vehicle audits over the past six years, I have found that the most neglected components on these vehicles were batteries, tyres and radiator coolants

   

The way to go: auto or manual transmission?

With more truck manufacturers fitting automated manual transmissions into their vehicles, today’s potential buyers are able to select manual transmission, automated manual transmission, or a fully automatic transmission on some models.

 

Truck drivers need to earn their wages!

To justify higher wages truck drivers need to take more responsibility to ensure that their vehicle is more productive and safe on the road.

 

Vehicle uptime

In these tough economic times vehicle uptime, or vehicle availability to do the job, has become a key requirement in many fleets.

   

Selecting truck bodies and cranes – a veritable minefield

It is extremely important to ensure that you select a good truck bodybuilder when buying your next truck, says VIC OLIVER

 

Forecasting 2011

In a world that has not yet fully recovered from a financial recession, how many new trucks and buses will be sold in South Africa in 2011?

 

When I’m big I want to be a firewoman!

VIC OLIVER recently spent a morning with Tracey Lee Visser, the station commander at Kibler Park Fire Station, discovering what motivates this determined woman, who loves her job and working with her team of firefighters in a male-dominated industry.

   

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