Maintenance news, information and updates for operators and fleet managers in the road transport industry in South Africa and the Southern Africa region. Truck and bus maintenance is a critical factor in the success of any road transport operation. Yet many operators do not give it the attention it deserves. This usually leads to vehicle, engine or component failure, increased accident risks and angry customers. This category provides news and information on the developments within the vehicle maintenance realm; new products, new techniques and new insights. It includes expert opinion from leading vehicle servicing companies and individuals and provides practical steps to assist road transport operators in South Africa reduce vehicle downtime and eliminate service disruptions. The category explains what steps can be taken to improve transport operator safety performance levels and increase vehicle availability. Vehicle maintenance is closely aligned with corporate responsibility and ethical business practices. The entire country benefits when well-maintained vehicles take to the roads.