Monthly Archives: December 2017

How to avoid a moving migraine

How to avoid a moving migraine Moving house is rated in the top ten most stressful life events.  Let’s face it, even the thought of packing your life into a removal truck if a pain.  Rentco has put together some tips for packing your removal truck, they may just help you avoid many of the…
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Tips for driving with a trailer

Tips for driving with a trailer Driving any articulated vehicle requires specialist skills and a special drivers licence, unless you’re towing a small trailer with a car or ute.  At Rentco, we’ve identified some basic rules for driving a truck with a trailer, in this article we’ve covered the most essential. What’s in a name…
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Driving tired costs lives

Driving tired costs lives According to the Australian Road Safety Commission, fatigue could be responsible for up to 30 % of all road deaths every year, and an even greater proportion of serious injury crashes. Most of these events are single-vehicle crashes, which include run-off road incidents.  Driving an unfamiliar vehicle like a rental truck adds…
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I’ve crashed my rental truck, what should I do?

I’VE CRASHED MY RENTAL TRUCK, WHAT SHOULD I DO? Accidents can and do happen especially if you’re driving an unfamiliar hire truck.  Common sense tells us a truck handles differently to the average car or van.  Because they’re larger they’re harder to manoeuvre, especially in tight spaces and traffic. You also have restricted visibility when…
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