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The truth about tyres

The truth about tyres Given that a new set of tyres on prime mover and trailer can set you back many thousands of dollars, the need to look after them should be a no brainer.  Whether you’re driving a light commercial van, ute or a larger truck, regular maintenance and care is the best way…
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Fatigue test trial to commence in Victoria

Fatigue test trial to commence in Victoria In March 2019, Prime Mover magazine published an article on an Australian-first trial of new technology designed to detect fatigued drivers. The trials are scheduled to take place at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth, Victoria.  Drivers will be kept awake for up to 32 hours before conducting…
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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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