Trucking Forum

Jan

Technical Talk and Discussion

2014-01-30 13:03

The shortage of qualified diesel mechanics is impacting severely on the ability of operators to maintain their vehicles. Many operators hold the view that a return to the ‘apprenticeship’ system will help solve this skills shortage problem. What are your

Jan

Operational Talk and Discussion

2014-01-30 12:55

South Africa, like the rest of the world, is facing a severe driver shortage. This is compounded by the fact that the industry also faces a lack of quality training facilities for truck drivers? What can be done to attract

Jan

Technical Discussion – Brakes

2014-01-30 12:51

Why, whenever there is a truck accident, do we hear that the cause was due to ‘brake failure”? Why do brakes ‘fail’ – what are the root causes for such ‘failures’?