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Tyre Fires And Explosions

Truck tyres catching fire can pose a serious hazard, the most common causes are flat or poorly inflated tyres or tyres rubbing against hard surfaces such as the chassis, guards or adjoining tyres until they are hot enough to ignite.  Once alight, tyres are extremely difficult to extinguish.  Using dry chemical powder (DCP) fire extinguishers…
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Wet weather driving  

Wet weather driving After a long hot dry spell, rubber, oil and other contaminants build up on the road surface, causing it to become slippery after the first rainfall.  Heavy or prolonged rain can also cause flash flooding making driving conditions even more hazardous.   Driving a fully loaded truck in these conditions requires skill and…
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At Rentco, Customer Service Is Our Priority

Our points of difference We may have grown to be a large company with outlets in all Australian mainland capital cities, but the Rentco philosophy hasn’t changed.  We’ve stayed true to our values and remain committed to delivering the best service possible at a fair price.  We look after our staff so that they can…
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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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