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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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Road safety in the holiday season

Road safety in the holiday season It’s the holiday season which means there will be more tourists in campervans and caravans on the road.  In regional and remote Australia this poses one of the road safety biggest challenges for truck drivers.  Today, we’re looking at how to overtake or be overtaken safely. Overtaking According to…
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