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Coping with extreme heat and weather conditions

Coping with extreme heat and weather conditions Australia has had an extraordinary hot start to summer with record temperatures peaking in the high 40’s in some regions. With more hot weather to come, we look at some simple tips to help keep the driver, cargo and vehicle safe. Driving in the heat Extreme heat can…
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Live Power Poles and Wires – understanding the hazard?

Live power poles and wires – understanding the hazard? Every year, accidental collisions with power poles and overhead wires by the road transport industry has a significant impact on power infrastructure and supply.  An accident resulting in loss of power supply can inconvenience thousands of homes and businesses. More importantly, fallen powerlines can and do…
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Uphill or down dale, it’s harder in a truck

Uphill or down dale, it’s harder in a truck The difference between driving a car and a truck is never more apparent as when driving up or down a long or steep hill.  Safe driving is reliant on the driver’s ability to successfully negotiate a heavy vehicle safely up or down a hill. Influencing factors…
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Getting people to site when space is limited

Getting people to site when space is limited Construction sites, especially in inner city location, can be tight on for space. At the other end of the scale, mine sites can be long distances from town and hard to access. When you need to get your crew to or from site or move them between…
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