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There’s an old saying: You can pay me now, or you can pay me later.
When it comes to your vehicle, you can pay less now for preventive maintenance, or you can pay more—often much more–later—for repairs that resulted from ignoring the maintenance schedule.
Visit Vancouver Axle and Frame for preventative maintenance of your vehicle in the Fraser Valley, BC! All of our work is certified provincially and federally, and we are authorized to certify the safety of your vehicle with Transport Canada’s National Safety Mark (NSM). We do preventative maintenance right! We work on vehicles from small passenger cars to medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles, including RVs and fifth wheels. Contact us NOW to get placed in our data base, and we’ll remind you (4) weeks before you’re due for maintenance!
Preventative maintenance is not “fixing” your vehicle but how you keep from having to fix it
PM consists of scheduled and standardized inspections and maintenance. Often called “scheduled service,” designations of A service, B service, C service, etc. are given to the levels of PM services. The further down you move in the alphabet, the more time consuming and complex the services.
Maintain Your Fleet for Safer Roads and a Safer Business
A maintained fleet is a safer fleet.
Accident statistics in British Columbia from 2009-2013 involving fatal crashes with heavy-duty vehicles are quite low This good news should not make our industry complacent about preventative measures: it should push us to keep up the great work of improving our standards and practices!
Thanks to efforts by The British Columbia Trucking Association (BTCA) and their Task Force, our roads are safer! The BCTA finds and fixes problems in the National Safety Code Through the hard work of the BTCA, over 45,000 inactive NSC Safety Certificates were cancelled in 2012. The result: Many high-risk carriers were put out of business.
Want to get rewarded as a safe carrier?
In 2010, the BC Provincial Government’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, along with the BTCA, launched the Premium Carrier Program
The program’s mission: to find and reward carriers who “walk the talk” of running safe fleets.
The Premium Carrier Program exists to “enhance road safety by recognizing and rewarding those carriers who show exceptional commitment to safety and to showcase their best practices as examples for other carriers” (BC MOT).