Want to learn more about vehicle components?
Whilst it’s not critical for a truck driver to know exactly how vehicle components work, it could be argued that having a greater understanding can foster more mechanically sympathetic behaviours.
We often see a correlation between mechanically minded people and competent drivers, especially when training a driver to use a constant-mesh (manual) transmission.
Knowing what you’re talking about can come in handy when dealing with your mechanic too.
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