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Tips and best practices

Tips and best practices

How do seat belt mechanics work?

The three-point seat belt was invented sixty years ago by Volvo, and has been credited as saving over one million lives. So what is the technology behind the seat belt and how does it work?

How does the new truck tachograph legislation in Europe affect me?

The burden of new legislation affecting the truck industry can often feel daunting, especially when you are working long hours and are regularly away from home. It is easy to see how new regulations, which features new laws regarding the number of hours you can drive, could compound such concerns.

Truck driving at night - tips for a safer journey

Statistics show that nearly half of all traffic fatalities occur in the dark. This despite only a quarter of journeys being undertaken in darkness. Our biological clocks are set so we naturally feel sleepier at night, yet it’s not just this that presents a danger.

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