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Advantage Plus’ Promotion Announced for MAN Truck Customers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has launched the ‘Advantage Plus’ promotion for MAN truck customers.  The Advantage Plus program includes the following:  MAN’s competitive service, and repair and maintenance packages MAN’s generous warranty packages (up to 70 tonnes) Up to 7.5 cents per litre off Shell diesel fuel One week of free rental from Penske Truck Rental “MAN trucks lead the way ...

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Gain maximum benefit from your dash cam footage | TRANSPORT NEWS

Now used by more than 20 per cent of all Australian drivers, 83 percent of DashCam buyers purchase a dash cam to validate potential insurance claims. Brad Hales, national marketing and communications manager for Uniden has advised all users to insist on a dash cam with high resolution. “This will better identify the details of an incident, such as licence plates ...

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Outstanding Apprentices recognised by MTA Queensland | Transport News

The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) has recently announced ten outstanding apprentices as the 2019 Apprentice of the Year finalists. The students have been selected from over 1,800 MTA Institute apprentices throughout Queensland. To be revealed at the MTA Queensland Industry Awards Dinner on Saturday 16th November, the Apprentice of the Year award will be bestowed upon the ...

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Mandate autonomous emergency braking to save lives | TRANSPORT NEWS

“The Australian Government should require all new trucks to have advanced braking technology,” says Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire. Mr Maguire was releasing the ATA’s response to the Infrastructure Department’s regulatory impact statement on requiring autonomous emergency braking (AEBS) for new trucks. Autonomous emergency braking is a safety system that generates a collision warning and then applies emergency braking if there ...

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Unique V-Type Double Girder Crane delivered to PACCAR Australia Bayswater Facility | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Australia’s Bayswater manufacturing facility has taken delivery of a one-of-a-kind V-type double girder crane. Measuring 20 metres in length, with dual-hoists and a 16 tonne load capacity, the crane will be installed as part of the Bayswater site expansion which has been underway since the ground-breaking ceremony in January. The oversize load made its way down the Hume Highway from ...

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