Category:Featured March 2014

Fuss-free insurance
March 1, 2014

Fuss-free insurance

Are you counting sheep each night because of vehicle insurance? CLAIRE RENCKEN speaks to some companies that aim to put your concerns to rest,...

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Dakar 2014 was a gruelling race, with Andrey Karginov taking victory for the Kamaz Master Team by a mere three minutes.
March 1, 2014

Top drivers dish on Dakar 2014

The toughest Dakar in South America was held this year, with just 204 vehicles making it to the finish line. International Truck of the...

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Keeping the driving force happy
March 1, 2014

Keeping the driving force happy

Driver fatigue is a very real problem in the transport industry, resulting in a high incidence of accidents. CLAIRE RENCKEN speaks to some original...

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Make your wheels go the distance
March 1, 2014

Make your wheels go the distance

Sometimes, manufacturers and service providers DO have to re-invent the wheel to keep up with the ever-increasing demands of their clients. CLAIRE RENCKEN speaks...

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog conquers the world
March 1, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Unimog conquers the world

When Peter and Jennifer Glas were unable to completely rebuild their mobile home in time for their travelling honeymoon around the world, they started...

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It's not the size that counts … but how you test it
March 1, 2014

It’s not the size that counts … but how you test it

As the Truck Test programme grows in popularity, it would seem that the vehicles have shrunk in size. We started with extra-heavies, went to...

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Tried and tested
March 1, 2014

Tried and tested

Like most great things, the Truck Test programme sprung from humble beginnings – but it has grown to an annual extravaganza that’s eagerly scrutinised...

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Keeping contestants visible
March 1, 2014

Keeping contestants visible

Ctrack has been a partner of Truck Test since its inception. Whether it’s about monitoring and recording operating times, or the measurement of fuel...

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You scratch my back …
March 1, 2014

You scratch my back …

We’ve all heard about it, in hushed whispers and disgusted tones. Some of us have even experienced it, not just in the dead of...

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Civil disobedience in (rather slow) motion
March 1, 2014

Civil disobedience in (rather slow) motion

Word went out on Facebook, “Be at the Crusader’s Clubhouse on Saturday, January 25, at 07:30” and they came… KIM KEMP joined in too.

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