Adjusting to Life As a Long-Haul Trucker

Heavy haulage demands extra training and skill because it involves driving large vehicles loaded with heavy or oversized cargo under rather challenging conditions. If you are interested in taking up a career as a long-haul truck driver, you should know that getting your heavy haulage licence is just the first step towards becoming an experienced heavy haulage trucker. Everything else has to be learned on the job. While it is impossible to anticipate everything that will happen on the job, the following tips can help you make a smooth integration into the job and make the most out of life on the road. [Read More]

The Obligations of a Driving Instructor

A driving instructor is a professional hired by a driving school to offer learners the essential practice required to improve their driving skills. Such instructors are bound by several rules and duties intended to ensure that they deliver professional services according to the Australian Automobile Association.  Some of the required characteristics of driving instructors are analysed below. Work with Integrity An accredited driving instructor is expected to behave with utmost sincerity. This involves working in a fair and honest manner to promote transparency. [Read More]

Custom Features to Look for When Buying an Intercooler

When it comes to engine performance, the guiding rule is to produce more power, but this comes along with heat that is generated in the process. Performance gains can be easily negated if the heat generated is not controlled as expected. Intercoolers are designed specifically for this purpose so that your engine can produce the maximum possible power without the threat of overheating. Most car owners don't know which intercooler they should buy. [Read More]

The Importance Of Truck Wheel Alignment

When it comes to truck repair and keeping a truck road worthy, truck wheel alignment is one of the most important maintenance tasks. Wheel alignment helps to ensure wheels are parallel to one another and that they are perpendicular to the road. If wheels are not aligned properly this could mean that the truck will be harder to drive in a straight line and this could pose a hazard for both the truck driver and others on the road. [Read More]