How to Operate Jost Sensor 5th Wheel

How to Operate Jost Sensor 5th Wheel The introduction of Jost’s JSK37CZ-S Sensor fifth wheel that incorporates a three-sensor coupling system a few years ago enables the driver to ensure their fifth wheel is properly coupled to the trailer from inside the cabin. Technical Editor Howard Shanks explains how the system works. Initial take-up of…

Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans – Case Study

Freezex Keeps It Cool with Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans are helping Sydney based refrigerated transport company, Freezex, reduce running costs and increase productivity. Refrigerated transport business, Freezex, has been servicing the New South Wales transport sector for over three decades. What started as a small transport business by Leslie and Sandy…

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros – Is it a good thing? The introduction today of the latest Mercedes Benz Actros heralds a new revolution in road transport technology, being the first OEM to offer a road registered mirrorless vehicle. Instead of conventional mirrors, sleek aero cab mounted fins house what ‘Benz have aptly named “MirrorCam” which…

Free Mercedes Benz for three months

Drive now pay later offer for Mercedes-Benz trucks Mercedes-Benz Trucks has introduced a ‘Drive Now, Pay Later’ program to support its customers in this tough economic climate. Provided by Mercedes-Benz Financial, the program offers customers who purchase a Mercedes-Benz on-highway truck a 90 day repayment-free period, allowing customers to focus on their business and generate…

Will existing Bullbars be outlawed?

Will current bullbars meet the new Front Underrun Protection Device (FUPD) regulations? For the moment NO! However, the discussion on whether or not they will be is still ongoing. Heavy Vehicle Compliance The release of the delay to the Implementation of Modification codes H6 and H7 in the new VSB6 Version 3 release, covering the…

Award winning Townsville operator stands-up to meet supply surge

Award winning Townsville operator stands-up to meet supply surge Images supplied by Freightliner Townsville’s Mystgold Transport has put on six additional staff as it works around the clock to keep shelves full in Northern Queensland. Mystgold owner, Chris McMurray, says he has never seen anything like the surge in demand the company has experienced during…

Mack Trucks Recall 1353 vehicles

Mack Trucks Recall 1353 vehicles A dangerous situation where a loss of electric power that causes Mack trucks to shut down without warning has forced the Volvo Group Australia to recall more than 1300 vehicles. The affected models are Mack trucks – the CSM Metro-liner (model years 2009-2019), the CMM Granite, CMH Trident, CLX Super-liner…

Azmeb Side Tipper Road Trains for Boral

Azmeb Side Tipper Road Trains for Boral When Boral Logistics recently decided to replace its aged fleet of side tippers, they turned to MaxiTRANS to help find the ideal solution to distribute its quarry products throughout Western Queensland – Investing in a new AZMEB Door Side Tipper road train combination to perform the task, safely…

How a Horton Fan Clutch works

How a Horton Fan Clutch works Master List of Horton Fan clutches to fitted to Australian truck models at the end of the article. The Horton fan clutch has one of the most important functions in truck’s operation, yet it is one of the most overlooked components and least maintained item. In this “What to…