5 safety tips for country Christmas driving

Bowan Spanbroek | 17/12/2009 4:09:15 PM

Christmas is a great time of year to venture out into the Australian countryside for a break with the family. So please read these 5 simple tips to ensure you have a safe and happy Christmas trip. 1. Turning off the road. When turning right, across traffic, have your wheels pointed straight ahead rather than right. This way, if hit from behind you will not be knocked into oncoming traffic. 2. Road Trains. Impatience with large trucks has caused many road fatalities in the past. Never...

10 reasons why your fleet needs GPS tracking

Bowan Spanbroek | 11/12/2009 8:34:29 AM

GPS Fleet Tracking 101 GPS tracking uses a satellite linked device to update vehicle information at regular intervals (usually around 20sec). Information includes, date, time, location (latitude & longitude) heading direction, altitude and travelling speed. This information is then delivered to the fleet manager, keeping managers updated on their fleet’s status 24 hours a day 7 days a week, from anywhere with an internet connection. GPS software packages come equipped with a...

Is the auto industry climbing back up the mountain or tripping over an anthill?

Bowan Spanbroek | 9/12/2009 8:43:07 AM

With the release of the October figures from ABS the automotive industry looks as if it’s turning around. October marked the third consecutive month of growth with a 3.7% increase for new car sales. Encouraged by the extension of the small to medium business tax rebate, business’s rather than consumers seem to be fueling this sales resurgence. This is positive news when compared to our British counterparts who sustained a drop of 6.7% in new car production compared to October ...