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Portable Weighpads: All You Need to Know

For fleet managers and HGV drivers, the issue of weight is a constant worry. But before you think you''ve stumbled on to a self-help diet article, rest assured we''re not talking about over-indulging in too many pies over the festive season. The weight we''re referring to is axle weight – aka "how heavy is that load you''re carrying?" It''s a question that''s not so much asked, but demanded on the roadside weighbridges of ev ...


Save Fuel with Michelin’s Expanding Tyre Range

For fleet managers, maintaining a healthy bottom line is key and, as in all industries, myriad factors contribute to running a successful and profitable transport business. But achieving a good-looking bottom line in the haulage industry is heavily influenced by one aspect in particular: vehicle performance. One of the most important aspects of regular truck maintenance is ensuring the fleet''s tyres offer optimum performance, safety and the all-important fuel efficiency. Vehicles in ...


Are Your Loads and Backloads Secure?

A shifted or spilled load is dangerous – to the driver and other road users! The driver can lose control and go careering across lanes, and the spill can cause immediate danger to traffic across the road that could end in injury and even death. With that in mind, here’s a quick refresher course in the basics of loading and securing your cargoes. Loading is a Skill Loading isn’t simply a matter of piling stuff onto a truck or trailer and driving off. There are many considerations that need to ...


You Are Responsible for Hauling the Load

I still remember my early days as a truck driver. I thought that all I had to do was climb into the cab, drive to my destination and then drive back - maybe picking up some back loads on the way. It didn’t take me long to realise that driving a truck is a lot more complicated than it seemed. It involves a lot of responsibility. The Buck Stops Here – Behind the Wheel The thing is that our responsibility doesn’t start and stop when we get behind the wheel. As drivers, we are responsible for o ...


Overloading – the Risks Are Far Greater than the Benefits

Back loads are a truck operator’s dream come true. After you’ve completed a job, if you can get a load for your return leg, it’s clear profit. After all, the original load paid for all your costs. However, with the haulage industry being such a competitive one, with high costs across the board, the temptation to “cut corners” to maximize revenues and lower costs is still always there. Back Loading and Overloading Do Not Go Together There are very strict laws and regulations defining load and ...


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