Two Tips for Loading Up Your Vehicle’s New Roof Basket

7 January 2021
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If you've just bought a new roof basket for your car and are about to load it up for the first time, here are some suggestions you'll probably find useful. Ensure your load is evenly dispersed across the whole roof basket When placing your belongings in the basket, you should ensure that they are spread evenly across the surface. For example, if you're putting three suitcases on it, you should not place them all towards the front, side or rear of the basket but should put one at the back, one in the centre and one near the front of the vehicle. Read More 

How To Choose An Escort Vehicle

25 September 2020
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Escort vehicles are used by heavy haulage companies to warn road users of a haulage truck transporting oversized objects or a convoy of haulage trucks. This guide will help you choose an escort vehicle.  Escort vehicles could be trucks, SUVs, saloon cars or pickups. Below are some tips to help you choose a suitable car. Think about the model of the vehicle. For instance, you should avoid vehicles that are known to develop overheating or breaking problems during long-distance trips. Read More 

3 Essential Considerations When Hiring a Mine Spec Vehicle

18 August 2020
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Mining sites are characterised by vastly different operating environments and safety needs. Therefore, various statutory authorities have developed unique specifications governing the vehicles used in the mining sector. The cars, known as mine spec vehicles, are equipped with useful add ons to ensure they can maneuver the harsh terrains and comply with occupational safety standards. However, newcomers into the mining industry tend to lack the necessary information on what to prioritise while acquiring their mining fleets. Read More 

4 Must-Have Attributes of Reputable and Trustworthy Truck Repair Mechanics

16 July 2020
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Choosing the right mechanic to repair your truck is no child's play. It would help if you found service providers who are trustworthy and able to fix a broad range of mechanical problems. That should help get your truck back on the road in the shortest time possible. Besides, they must do this carefully without draining your pockets.  A formidable reputation in the automotive industry is also key to finding a reputable truck mechanic. Read More 

What to Do When Your MAP Sensor Starts to Fail

27 May 2020
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

In days when life was a lot simpler, engine tuners would rely on their experience, a good sense of hearing and, often, a gut feeling. After all, they would need to make fine adjustments to achieve the best level of performance and had very little help from electronics. Today, however, the situation is very different, and the vehicle's ECM system will handle most of the work. Yet things can still go wrong and it may be more difficult to get to the bottom of it. Read More