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What is Geofencing and how is it used for IVMS?

Geofencing is a technology that defines a virtual boundary around a geographic area in the real world. A geofence can be dynamically generated, such as a radius around a mine or office, or a geofence can be a predefined set of boundaries (ie school zones or neighborhood boundaries). Geolocation is an integral part of vehicle […]

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Dump Trucks: Dangers and New Safety Features

Dump trucks, just like any other vehicle, have been associated with a number of accidents over the years. According to M. McCann of the Construction Research and Training Center, 829 construction workers have been killed by dump trucks between 1992 and 2007. Some of the hazards these vehicles may be exposed to include fires, collisions […]

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Pet Moving – Moving Truck Rentals

Have you ever tried to complete a move with one pet or more than one? If so, then you know how difficult it can be. While some smaller animals are easy to get around, others, like dogs and cats, can be irritable and confrontational. It takes time, planning, and organization to successfully move these animals […]

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Driving in Tenerife – Information and useful tips

Driving in Tenerife is, shall we say, a bit adventurous. Even if you come from a country whose traffic drives on the right, there are still a number of Spaniards idiosyncrasies to take into account when trying to drive in Tenerife. As you venture down the island’s daunting roads, remember the simple rule regarding “give […]

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Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue – Accidents that are about to happen, accidents that can be avoided

According to the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 750 people are killed each year and more than 20,000 are injured each year due to fatigue among truck drivers operating commercial vehicles. Tired drivers are deadly drivers. Unfortunately, operating an 18-wheeler is generally a low-paying job and can lead […]

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The new electric Supertruck arrives

Well, after their recent surprising announcement that such a thing even existed, Elon Musk and Tesla have announced and demonstrated their new “heavy rig” electric truck. What does this mean for transport and removal companies? the original ad A few months ago, Musk made one of his famous “oh, by the way… “type announcements. This […]

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Pass the NCT for the first time

The National Car Test (NCT) was a European Union directive introduced in Ireland in January 2000. The NCT is mandatory and is carried out every two years on every vehicle in Ireland. The objective of the NCT is to guarantee higher levels of road safety for vehicles and as a measure to protect the environment. […]