TRUCKERS’ STRIKE * Colombia: Food shortages in

* Trucker strike leads to arrests  — A strike of Colombian truckers has left 49 people arrested and is causing food shortages in some regions, [&hellip

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March 27, 2015

US drivers cover 3 trillion miles in 2014, almost half of drivers are 50+ years old

Filed under: Etc., Government/Legal, Driving The US government says drivers traveled 3.02 trillion miles last year, the second-highest tally since it started keeping track in [&hellip

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March 25, 2015

Smart Energy Production and Smart Grids | The Energy Collective

New terms and jargon sometimes appear over time. “Sustainable” is one example. From a shorthand description of smart, long term practices applied to fisheries and [&hellip

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March 23, 2015

Searching for Uniqueness – An interview with Ferrari collector Jon Shirley

What does a collector look for in a Ferrari? Jon Shirley, whose 1954 375 MM Scaglietti Coupé won Best of Show at the 2014 Pebble [&hellip

March 21, 2015

Honda recalling 100k more vehicles to replace airbag inflators

Filed under: Recalls, Honda, Safety, United States, Crossover, Sedan Honda is recalling over 100,000 more vehicles to replace faulty driver’s side airbag inflators supplied by [&hellip

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March 19, 2015

ELECTRIC BATTERY PRODUCTIONS * USA / China / Brazil ?) – Tesla Motors & BYD, compiting in 2020 with battery ‘gigafactories’

* Nevada / USA – Tesla’s $ 5 billion factory is scheduled to be churning out 35 GWh – Tesla Motors Inc. is working on the world’s biggest battery [&hellip

March 17, 2015

RULES and REGULATIONS * USA: Semis may be prohibited from highway fast lane

* Ohio  – Truckers say proposed law is more unnecessary regulation – Semi-truck drivers in Ohio would be largely prohibited from using the fast lane [&hellip

March 15, 2015

The electrical grid: A vital yet unsecured part of US infrastructure – TechRepublic

A year-long survey of the US power utility infrastructure revealed that it is woefully insecure, and something needs to be done. Read the entire story: [&hellip

March 13, 2015

An Enduring Love Story – Luca di Montezemolo & Ferrari

Luca di Montezemolo bids an emotional farewell to the Ferrari GT Division “It’s not easy…” were the words with which a visibly moved Luca di [&hellip

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March 11, 2015

Porsche Rennsport Reunion V Announced

The World’s Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Come Back to Monterey for an Encore. Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announces that Rennsport [&hellip

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March 9, 2015

Aspects of Purchasing Used/Second Hand Vehicles for Couriers

A transportation business is a very lucrative, but requires reliable means that can provide highly efficient services which of course will have an impact on the prices quoted for your courier insurance in the UK. In some cases, the journeys are too long and hence require very high performance guarantee. The Man trucks are largely in use for different types of large scale transportation purposes to distant places for storage and distribution. Buying new Man trucks can go over budget for newly developed commercial organizations. Hence used Man trucks can largely serve the purpose if approached wisely. Here are some procedures you can follow to ensure that you find the right vehicle that can give the service you desire.

Selecting the Right Source: The first and foremost factor that you need to consider is the source from where you want to purchase the used Man Truck. One of the biggest mistakes that people commit is that they do not approach the leading organizations that sell the used vehicles. These heavy vehicles may be in a damaged condition when the owner sold it to the company. The big companies have their own reputation and therefore sell the vehicles after complete repairing and replacement of the damaged parts to ensure you get hassle free services. In case of any complication, you can also approach these centers for help.

MAN Truck Model Selection: There are several second hand Man truck models available for sale in the market. However, all of them are not suitable for carrying the same amount of load. You should select the model as per the load capacity you want to transport. Purchasing a large vehicle if not required will only cost you more fuel when it is not required at all. A small one will also be easy to accommodate and maintain. Generally these vehicles are apt for carrying 6 to 50 tonnes of load with ease.

Accomplish Paperwork: Paperwork is very necessary, even while buying a used man truck. This should contain the ownership transfer details, including the agreement with actual date that can also be used as evidence during any sort of inquiry or inspection as and when required.

Regular Servicing and Maintenance: This is one factor that is applicable to any sort of vehicle including the brand new cars. If you avoid the periodical servicing such as cleaning or lubricant application, it will lead to the wear and tear of the equipments and accessories in the vehicle. This is quite affordable and you can easily avail them at a nearest service center or from the organization from where you have purchased the Man truck provided they offer these services. The registered servicing centers employ only certified mechanics who can complete the tasks very easily.

Following these factors seriously will ensure that you not only get the most beneficial deal for saving a good amount of money, but also guarantee that the truck is in proper condition to serve your purposes. This is the most beneficial for new business owners and small wholesalers who can initially start with one or two such trucks and then expand their business and consider more units of such vehicles.