Driving Guideline

Automobile navigation systems

by Les JacksonHigh-tech solutions to getting lost are helpful, but are they worth the price?How do they work?All commercial systems use a combination of three technologies.Geosynchronous (stationary in orbit) satellites provide signals to receivers in airplanes, ships, etc. When signals from two or more of these satellites are processed in the receiver's computer, latitude and longitude can...

What we do in case of car fires

Most of us are aware of the dangers that can occur from house fires. Rarely think about the possibility of fire in the car. If you go by car often, you've probably seen on the road a car or two on fire.You've probably had misfortune to have a fire in your car even faster and they can be devastating. If you know what to do in this case, it can save lives and can minimize the risks to...

Truckies on the Road Code

Respect, assist and treat other truckies as you would like to be treated.Make allowances for car drivers. They don’t drive or understand trucks.Your behavior on the road and to other motorists is how we are all seen. Try to be courteous and show a good face to represent the industry that feeds you and your family.Do not tailgate. Cars – you are seen as pushy cowboys,...

How to properly mount snow chains

When driving in winter, chains are a good way to help you stay on the road. Unfortunately, proper mounting of the chain would be problematic if you've never done that before. We present below how correct mounting chains and not skid on the road.In countries where it is illegal to use winter tires reinforced with metal, we must seek the best alternative in place. In this case, the best option...