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Used trucks: the manufacturers' labels
For a few years, manufacturers have chosen to label some of their used trucks. What are the guarantees for the future buyer? What are the main labels available, as well as the selection criteria ? We suggest you to take stock of the situation in this article.
Fleet Diag 24 : automated tyre diagnosis at services stations
Michelin and AS 24 launch a new offer called Fleet Diag 24. The tyre specialist and the European leader of service stations for Heavy Trucks Vehicles (a subsidiary of Total) have designed an automated tyre diagnostic system.
The new MAN generation is unveiled!
On 10th of February, 2020, in Bilbao (Spain), Man Truck & Bus unveiled its new MAN TGX. As the slogan indicates "Simplifying Business" accompanying the event, the main purpose of the new generation of MAN trucks is to simplify and optimise the activities of the brand's customers: more economical, more profitable, more convenient... These are the manufacturer's promises!
Working in the road freight transport sector: 3 trades that are recruiting
Road freight transport is a growing economic sector, which encompasses many trades. Focus on 3 trades that are particularly sought by recruiters, and on the main skills required.
New on Planet-Trucks.com!
Planet-Trucks.com has prepared new pages in order to answer in the best way to the needs of IV and transport professionals: section dedicated to rental, presentation of communication solutions… Focus on the new features at the start of the year 2020.
Sleep apnea and truck driving
Sleep apnea is a disease more common that we would think and it can entail dramatic consequences for drivers. Truck drivers are therefore at great risk and they shall be kept well-informed on the subject.
New technologies dedicated to reduce the number of accidents on the roads
Truck manufacturers regularly propose new ideas to decrease the number of road accidents. In this article, we are guiding you through the main innovations of the field.
Driving in Fall: the risks to avoid
As a foretaste of Winter, Fall is, in general, a relatively soft and pleasant season. However, it can also be dangerous for those on the road. In this article, we draw your attention to some typical risks of this season as well as the precautions which can be taken to avoid them.