SELF DRIVING TRUCKS * USA: To hit us like a human-driven truck

* New York – The imminent need for basic income in recognition of our machine-driven future – The potential effects that self-driving vehicle technology would [&hellip

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May 22, 2015

DRIVERS SHORTAGE * USA: Automated trucks? … Years away !!!

* New York – There’s a slow-rolling crisis in trucking labor—and it’s costing everyone – High turnover rates, increased operating costs, and recruitment obstacles have [&hellip

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May 20, 2015

TEAMSTERS REJECTED * USA: On FEDEX FREIGHT, Chicago

* Illinois – Chicago Hts. FedEx Freight drivers say ‘No’ to teamsters – FedEx Freight drivers in Chicago Heights, Ill., rejected the Teamsters Union in [&hellip

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May 18, 2015

PICKUP TRUCKS RECALL * USA & Canada: GM’s ones

* Michigan – GM recalling more than half million Malibu sedans, pickup trucks – General Motors Co will recall about 522,000 vehicles, including Chevrolet Malibus and [&hellip

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May 14, 2015

2016 Dodge Viper ACR is ready to take a bite out of the Corvette Z06

Filed under: Dodge, Coupe, Performance, Racing Dodge has unveiled the all-new 2016 Viper ACR, giving fans of FCA’s V10-powered snake a track-ready alternative to the [&hellip

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May 8, 2015

Philip Glinister, Guy Martin and Jodie Kidd to host new Top Gear? [w/poll]

Filed under: Celebrities, TV/Movies Actor Philip Glenister, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and supermodel Jodie Kidd are rumored to be the BBC’s new lineup of hosts [&hellip

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May 4, 2015

INFRASTRUCTURES FUNDS * USA – Road usage plan: Pay-by-the-mile

* Oregon – Selects 3 private partners for – The state of Oregon has chosen three private partners with whom drivers can enroll their vehicles [&hellip

May 2, 2015

TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * USA: GM’s / Ford’s

* Michigan – GM sees more truck output available.  No FCA merger plans – CEO Barra says on a conference call that her management team has [&hellip

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April 26, 2015

Lorryday Won’t go Away

I have been away from this blog for a while, Stopped driving lorrys, let my CPC run out and lost all enthusiasm for anything , [&hellip

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April 24, 2015

2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Gp7B

Group 7B – 1961-1966 GT Cars under 2500cc Group 7B highlights the small capacity production sports cars and sedans that formed the backbone of amateur [&hellip

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April 22, 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.