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What is a tanker truck?

A tanker truck or tanker is a truck or trailer designed to carry bulk liquids or gases on the road. They come in two physical configurations: The tank is connected to the chassis of the truck or trailer The tank

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How are approach, departure and breakover angles measured?

Off-road vehicles have several important measures by which their competence on rough ground is assessed. Wading depth is one – how deep can water be before it gets into the engine and leaves you stranded in the middle of a

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Can you repair your car’s windscreen?

The first prize for stopping stones, insects, birds, hail, wind, rain, snow and (occasionally) mammals smashing you in the face while driving is your windscreen. That clear piece of laminated glass has to deflect wind at 70mph, stones hitting it

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How do rollover crashes happen?

A vehicle is said to have had a rollover accident when it tips on its side or roof. It might end up back on its wheels, but as the wheels have a lot more friction than the road, often it’ll

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What checks should you do on your engine’s cooling system?

The harder you work your engine, the more cooling it needs. All that exploding fuel creates heat, and your cooling system takes this heat away so that your engine operates within an optimal temperature range and your engine’s reliability is

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Should you drive at night with your interior light on?

Passengers sometimes want to turn on the inside light in your car as you’re driving at night. Maybe they’ve lost something in the footwell, maybe they’re trying to do makeup in the mirror in the sun visor. While the interior

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How should you drive around large lorries?

Blind spots are the bane of a lorry driver’s life. It’s difficult to set mirrors in a way that eliminates all of them. Even with new HGV cameras, the view isn’t spectacular (but it is getting better all the time).

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