Health & Safety
  • How to tackle trailer axle servicing

    Gavin Takel, Technical Sales Manager – Axles for Jost UK, says that when it comes to a trailer axle, a si ...

    Gavin Takel, Technical Sales Manager – Axles for Jost UK, says that when it comes to a trailer axle, a simple, regular inspection and maintenance routine will keep commercial trailers safe and profita ...

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  • The tools for recovery

    Trained as a mechanic and working as an HGV recovery driver, Darrell Brown had to sell his tools and leav ...

    Trained as a mechanic and working as an HGV recovery driver, Darrell Brown had to sell his tools and leave his job after becoming embroiled in a legal battle over the quality of his son’s education. T ...

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  • Partnership

    Liftmaster has announced that it has been appointed as the main agent for Finkbeiner Lifts. Finkbeiner no ...

    Liftmaster has announced that it has been appointed as the main agent for Finkbeiner Lifts. Finkbeiner now has a range of hydraulic mobile column lifts to suit most requirements. The company also manu ...

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  • Filter frustrations

    Champion, the filters specialist, is reminding workshops why neglecting filters during servicing is never ...

    Champion, the filters specialist, is reminding workshops why neglecting filters during servicing is never a good idea. CVW finds out why. The reliability of any carefully engineered device can only be ...

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  • Keep on rolling

    Light commercial vehicle (LCV) tyres are subjected to a huge amount of wear and tear, which makes it all ...

    Light commercial vehicle (LCV) tyres are subjected to a huge amount of wear and tear, which makes it all the more important to have proper tyre maintenance procedures in place. Yokohama recently relea ...

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  • Safety is in your hands

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mi ...

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mirka, the surface finishing technology specialist, explains what these dangers are and how best ...

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  • Getting a grip on tyre management

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor t ...

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact. The FORS tyre ma ...

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  • Are your tyres up to standard?

    There has been a lot of discussion about tyre standards within the haulage industry of late. In an effort ...

    There has been a lot of discussion about tyre standards within the haulage industry of late. In an effort to provide clarity on the matter, CVW spoke to Dave Wood, DVSA Enforcement Policy Manager. Q. ...

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  • Making brakes safe again

    BrakeSafe, Vision Techniques’ handbrake failsafe system, is said to prevent vehicle rollaway once and for ...

    BrakeSafe, Vision Techniques’ handbrake failsafe system, is said to prevent vehicle rollaway once and for all. As one of the company’s customers, Flogas describes how it came around to implementing th ...

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  • Safe and secure

    CVW sits down with Tony Stapleton, Head of Fleet Sales for Continental Group UK & Ireland, to discuss ...

    CVW sits down with Tony Stapleton, Head of Fleet Sales for Continental Group UK & Ireland, to discuss the issues surrounding wheel security and the practices technicians need to carry out to reduc ...

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