Category:Featured July 2011

From acorns to oaks
July 1, 2011

From acorns to oaks

Despite fears that this year’s NAMPO Harvest Day would be disrupted by a somewhat impromptu public holiday, it proved to be bigger and better...

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Ease on down the line
July 1, 2011

Ease on down the line

With 80 percent of goods transported by land across southern Africa done so by truck, the longhaul road freight industry could well be regarded...

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Stop brake shudder!
July 1, 2011

Stop brake shudder!

Vibration felt on the steering wheel and suspension when applying the brakes, known as brake judder, is one of the most common problems experienced...

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“Green” levy still hangs in the air
July 1, 2011

“Green” levy still hangs in the air

South African tyre manufacturers and retreaders are committed to reduce their environmental impact, but it is the ongoing delay with tyre recycling legislation that...

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No frills
July 1, 2011

No frills

A visit to the land of cheese-eating surrender monkeys courtesy of the world’s worst airline to drive the world’s toughest truck gets SHAUN CONNORS,...

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Can of (cross-border) worms
July 1, 2011

Can of (cross-border) worms

What does the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (CBRTA) actually do for operators? Why have the new fees been mooted? And is there any chance...

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Transcending new frontiers
July 1, 2011

Transcending new frontiers

Today’s fleet management systems bring to market new offerings that promise greater control of mobile assets with less hassle and more return on investment....

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Understanding branding
July 1, 2011

Understanding branding

Few will argue that a truck trailer with a van body or tarp makes an ideal canvas for eye-catching advertising. Focus spoke to two...

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