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Fuel Cost Reduction Hacks

It’s no secret that the price of fuel is going up. But what can you do to make sure your fleet keeps running and ensure you don’t pay more than necessary for the time on the job? Here are some ways you can reduce their fuel costs: 1. Plan your …

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Preparing A Container Ship For Loading Cargo

Packing your shipment is a crucial step in the shipping process. It is important to pack your shipment properly so that it arrives at its destination secured. Many factors can affect the loading process, such as the weight of your goods, the size of your goods, and how fragile they …

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Securing Cargos Using Inflatable Dunnage Bags

Freight transport always involves a risk and it sometimes resulted in cargo damage. Some are beyond human control and some are caused by mishandling. Lack of proper impact protection can also damage cargo. Dunnage airbags are a cost-effective way to fill a void and mitigate damage. They are also used …

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NTC Reviews Australian Dangerous Codes

The National Transportation Commission’s high-level update on the Australian Dangerous Codes happens every two years. They are currently in the process of conducting a full review of ADG which is expected to give us a more comprehensive version of the codes. The NTC will share details about what could change …

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What You Can’t See As A Driver

Road Blind Spots are one of the most common causes of collisions in Australia. It is a common misconception that truck drivers have the same blind spots as car drivers. Truck drivers have to worry about their side mirrors, the trailer, the tractor, and their blind spots. The most common …

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Why Do Truckers Do Crazy Things With Their Indicators!

Truck drivers have, for a long time, used creative and effective way of interacting with other drivers when at the wheels using their lights. So, if you have encountered a trucker flashing their lights at you, do not be annoyed as it may mean several things. Below are some of …

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Truck Driver’s Health Check

Lack of regular exercise, toxic environment, irregular sleep, inhalation of chemical fumes from diesel fuel, and lack of access to nutritious and balanced food meals are the common reasons why the health of truck drivers is deteriorating. Some would say, sugar helps improve the energy and focus of the drivers …

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Where to Buy Quality Container Door Straps

When the cargo inside the container shifts, it can cause cargo to push against the door. This means when the doors are opened, goods can fall from the container onto the operator which results in an accident, damaged goods, and injury. To prevent this from happening, you’ll need a container …

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Personal Protective Equipment a Truck Driver Must Have

Truckers could be one of the most exposed workers to imminent danger, be it on the road, off the road while loading goods or fixing parts of the trailers. A personal protective gear should always be worn while on duty to avoid and injury or even fatality. Tegral has been …

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How to Restrain Paper Reels

Handling paper requires gentleness and skill. If you don’t want to end up with damaged reels, you need the best equipment, the right trailer, and an experienced driver when delivering paper reels. Paper reels are commonly carried over long distances and are moved several times from production to the end-user. …

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Take a Break

A Roadside Rest Area provides a safe place to take a break, rest, and grab something to eat. These are designed to cater to truckers and long-distance travelers to rest and avoid road accidents caused by fatigue. Rest areas are available 24 hours a day all year round and are …

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Fatigue Distresses Most of the Drivers

According to studies, not having slept for more than 17 hours can affect your driving ability the same as a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.05. Not sleeping for 24 hours has the same effect as having a BAC of 0.10, double the legal limit. It is known to be …

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Main Causes of Road Fatalities: Speeding and Drunk Driving

Speeding is a dangerous practice that has caused many accidents over the years and it is a major factor in fatal crashes. Speeding can be defined as driving faster than the posted speed limit. Speeding is not only dangerous on its own, but it also increases the risk of other …

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Main Causes of Road-Related Fatalities

  In 2021, there were 1,123 road crash accidents in Australia according to the Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE). 528 of these were drivers, 181 were passengers, 132 were pedestrians, 235 were motorcyclists, and 40 were pedal cyclists. New South Wales alone has recorded 271 deaths caused …

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Ready to Shift to Electric Trucks?

There is a combined vehicle fleet of 19.2 million vehicles in Australia according to Climate Analytics. It is one of the world’s worst transport pollution contributors. Without having carbon emission standards at the moment, the Australian transport emissions are projected to be 82% higher than in 1990 in the year …

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