Africa’s roads can prove too much for even the best of trucks. The Mercedes-Benz Service Camp mobile mechanics have the task of preventing this. Trucks in which five brake cylinders are missing and even the only one still remaining is broken – “flying doctor” Jost Forchner and his team have seen a lot of things in Africa.
The extreme conditions there are punishing for man and materials: scorching heat, roads riddled with potholes ... Matching spare parts? Very hard to find. For truckers that means: improvise!