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Road transport in Australia

Road transport in Australia The sheer size of Australia’s land mass and the distance between our major capital cities means the lion’s share of all domestic freight is delivered by road transport. City connections On the east coast, around 4000 trucks a day drive the approximately 875 km route between Melbourne and Sydney.  Most of…
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Are you ready for Christmas?

Are you ready for Christmas? It might seem like a ridiculous question, but if Christmas is a peak season for your business, it’s time to plan ahead.  At Rentco, summer and the lead up to Christmas is a high demand period for us.  Naturally we make sure we have plenty of our hire vehicles available…
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Safe movement of vehicles at workplaces

Safe movement of vehicles at workplaces Far too many incidents, accidents and occupational injuries happen in and around workplaces - the most common cause - a moving vehicle or mobile plant.  Most accidents can be avoided by taking more care and precautions to ensure you or your vehicle are not putting people at risk.  The…
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Safety Checklist for Securing a Load

Safety Checklist for Securing a Load We understand that road safety is everyone’s responsibility, yet driving a fully laden truck offers more road safety challenges.  It’s worth noting that in Australia, compliance and regulations can vary from State to State.  If you’re hiring a truck to drive inter-state, it’s important to know your obligations and…
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