Vehicle Fitness

Ensure that all the loads transported are safely secured!!

Ensure that all the loads transported are safely secured!!

Too often do we find lost loads contributing to road crashes in South Africa. Not only do these loads fall onto other vehicles but also create a significant collision hazard for other road users. Poor packaging and poor strapping have been found to be the most likely factors to cause […]

Top tips for dump truck maintenance

Top tips for dump truck maintenance

Keeping your dump truck in good working order is vital to the success of its operation. You will need to be sure that your dump truck is clean both inside and out, as well as ensuring that all of the moving parts are lubricated and not damaged. Your Terex dump […]

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Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection participating in new research project on electric and hybrid vehicle fire risks

A growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles are driving on our roads. Knowledge on the risks associated with these vehicles with new energy carriers is limited. A vehicle fire is often extremely intense and can have significant safety and environmental consequences. The risk of vehicle fires, when considering the […]

Vehicle overloading: Don’t put your business at risk!!

Vehicle overloading: Don’t put your business at risk!!

When transporting goods and stock, it seems to make sense to load the vehicle a little more than usual. After all, many people reason, What difference can it really make? If I squeeze some more stuff onto the truck, I’ll maximise the benefit from the trip? Indeed, many people think […]

Brake &Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy trucks

Brake &Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy trucks

Hino South Africa, one of the country’s leading truck manufacturers, recently sponsored the first joint Brake & Tyre Watch event to be attended by truck operators, Hino dealers and a large number of Hino SA staff. It certainly proved an eye-opener for all who those who were at the Donkerhoek […]