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Why planned maintenance is your best option

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Your vehicle fleet are essential for the success of your business. If your cars or vans fail and can’t get out on the road then you are losing money. Your customers aren’t going to be happy if you are continually missing appointments, or their goods aren’t being delivered on time because the van has broken down and their delivery is stuck by the side of the road. Choose regular servicing to save money Read More»

4 Attributes of the Best Machinery Transport Companies

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Do you frequently transport oversize equipment for your operations? Read on and discover some of the intangible attributes that you should research when you are selecting a machinery transport company. Long-Term Relationships You are more likely to get excellent service from a machinery transport company that has cultivated long-term relationships with many of its clients. Such long-term relationships are usually indicative of the satisfaction that the clients have with the services that they receive from the transport company. Read More»

Two steps you can take to ensure you are prepared for a breakdown

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If your car is quite old or temperamental and you are concerned about the possibility of it breaking down, here are two steps you can take to ensure that you are prepared for this challenging situation. Keep the contact details of a towing company in your vehicle at all times Many drivers who have never dealt with a breakdown before mistakenly assume that, if they were to ever find themselves in this type of situation, they could simply flag down a passing motorist and ask them for help, or walk to a nearby town and seek assistance there. Read More»

Functional Benefits of Side Tippers

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Construction sites today would not be able to realise efficient operations without the use of side tippers. Side tippers offer a convenient working mechanism for carrying items of larger weight and transporting them to and from the construction site. Companies that deal with minerals, rocks, and metals often face the challenge of transporting these items along the construction site due to their bulk and weight. Side tippers come in two main working models; door side tippers and bowl side tippers. Read More»

Why You Should Bring in the Experts When Choosing to Import Cars into Australia

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Are you tired of boring old Holdens or Fords and unimpressed with the range of imported vehicles on offer at the local showroom? If so, aside from building your own vehicle from scratch, the only option is to purchase a car abroad and import it into Australia. Sounds simple? Think again. If you’ve never tried to do it, importing cars into Oz takes plenty of attention to detail and a little bit of hard work, and there are some key things to remember during the importing process. Read More»

Getting a Truck Licence

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Trucks are heavy vehicles which are used to transport goods from one point to another. If you wish to drive a truck, you are required to get a truck licence based on the type of truck you will be driving. There are various truck licences which you can apply and qualify for. The various truck licence types include: Medium rigid licences Heavy rigid licences Light rigid licences Multi-combination licences Heavy combination licences A light rigid truck licence is necessary if you occupy the following driving roles: Read More»

Car Parts - Troubleshooting the Sounds Emitted By a Faulty Starter

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If you have never had to deal with problems with your starter, you may assume that this problem is one of the rare car issues that you will encounter. In truth, starter problems are much more common that motorists realise, mainly due to the heavy usage that this Hyundai car part endures throughout its lifespan. From inadequate maintenance to normal wear, your starter may start to decline and would need repair or replacement before it completely malfunctions. Read More»

How to Choose Some Sporty Tyres for Your Ride

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Are you in the mood for a different type of driving experience? Some people who view their mode of transportation as more than purely functional, may be thinking about modifications that can give them a bit more enjoyment behind the wheel. In particular, they may be looking at their tyres and thinking about a change in size or configuration. What option should they consider as they investigate this new lifestyle? Read More»

Why You Need to Be Very Aware of The Environment in Your Diesel-Engined Car

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A significant number of Australian drivers decided to make the move from petrol to diesel some years ago with the aim of saving money on an annual basis. Many people feel that these diesel-engined vehicles are more efficient, even if there is not much difference between the cost of the alternative fuels at the pump any more. Yet those who are not used to the way diesel-engined vehicles run may be unaware of a particular component that could end up costing them a lot of money in certain circumstances if they’re not careful. Read More»

How to Plan Sensibly Before a Trip to Australia's Outback

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Few countries in the world offer so much adventure within close proximity to major cities as Australia. If you are looking at the land “down under” from afar and planning a trip to explore the Outback, then you’ve got a lot to look forward to. You do need to make sure that you are prepared, however, and certainly when it comes to your mode of transportation. What do you need to consider if you are going to get the maximum enjoyment out of your adventure and make sure that you are going to be safe? Read More»