It's a situation most people hope will never happen. What will you do if your car breaks down in the middle of a busy motorway? You're feeling anxious and unsure of what to do next. Can you repair it yourself or should you call for help? Crucially, what steps should you take if you ever find yourself stranded on a motorway? Step 1: Stay calm and pull over The first rule of a motorway breakdown is to stay calm.
If you operate a fleet of trucks, you may have a staff of experienced drivers who help you keep up with a busy schedule and deliver those all-important goods on time. Clearly, you'll want to keep these people happy as you rely on them to make your profits. However, they may sometimes complain that they feel more fatigued than normal, especially at the end of a lengthy journey. Could this be something to do with the vehicle that they drive, and if so, what should you do about it?
Do you intend to move an oversized load? If you do, you have probably enlisted the services of a heavy haulage company. As a customer, you might be worried about the company's ability to move the load from its point of origin to its destination. The article below discusses some of the challenges that heavy haulage drivers face on the roads and how they overcome them. Night Driving In some Australian states, oversized vehicles can only operate between sunset and sunrise.
Trucking is a lucrative industry with a high demand for truck drivers across the country in industries ranging from construction to logistics and mining. And many advantages come with being a truck driver such as flexible working hours, enjoying the beautiful scenery as you traverse the country, job security, steady pay, etc. However, driving heavy vehicles requires excellent skills to ensure safety on the roads. Therefore, if you are interested in joining the trucking industry, you will need to secure your truck licence first.
Transmission fluid lubricates the various moving parts of a manual or automatic transmission to prevent excessive wear and tear. When the level of transmission fluid gets too low, your car can handle strangely, which can be dangerous. Look out for these five signs of low transmission fluid. 1. Problematic Gear Shifts Many people assume that trouble shifting gears is a problem that only manual drivers face. However, automatic transmissions can also experience trouble with gear shifts.
Hi! My name is Ken and this is my auto blog. I am super interested in vehicles of every kind. As a kid, I loved anything with wheels. Two wheels, four wheels, eight wheels. It was all great to me. I grew up hanging around my uncle's garage you see, so I learnt lots of cool things when people brought in their old autos and exchanged them for new ones. I am now 37 years old. Although I didn't enter the auto business myself, I still like to buy and sell the occasional car or truck using the tips and tricks I learnt as a child. Read on to find out more.