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The Top 6 Signs of Bad Wheel Bearings

by Phoebe Trilles on April 12, 2021

The wheel bearings play a crucial role in keeping your truck running smoothly. They allow the wheels on your vehicle to spin freely and with as little friction as possible. If they become damaged, the handling and safety of your ride will be greatly affected. A wheel bearing consists of ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Truck-Lite: Lighting Products That Outlast Them All

by Alvin Ybañez on April 8, 2021

If you have ever driven a truck in North America, chances are one or more of its lights are from Truck-Lite . For more than half a century, Truck-Lite has been the leading name in lighting solutions for the North American heavy duty commercial vehicle market. With one of the ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Truck Liftgate: Common Issues and Practical Maintenance Tips

by Lyn Leoncito on April 5, 2021

In any fleet or delivery business operation, time is an asset. But so is the worker's energy level. This is one of the reasons commercial vehicles and delivery trucks are fitted with a liftgate. This contraption significantly reduces the amount of energy needed when loading and unloading cargo or equipment ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Peterson Manufacturing: The Market Leader in Vehicle Safety Lighting Products and Accessories

by Phoebe Trilles on April 1, 2021

Lights play a crucial role in vehicle safety and communication. The headlights, for one, are used to see the road clearly when driving. The tail lamps, on the other hand, are designed to increase your visibility when driving at night and in poorly lit areas. Because of the significant functions ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Backup Camera: A Beneficial Addition to Your Truck

by Alvin Ybañez on March 29, 2021

When the backup camera was first introduced, it was more of a novelty than a necessity. Today, backup cameras are increasingly becoming more common not just in trucks but in motor vehicles in general. In fact, the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a ruling requiring all passenger cars, ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Velvac: Keeping Customers at the Forefront of Safety, Aesthetics, and Competitiveness

by Lyn Leoncito on March 25, 2021

Established in 1934 as the Vacuum Power Equipment Company, Velvac takes great pride in its long-standing industry reputation and over 85 years of experience in manufacturing air brake and valve components for heavy trucks and commercial vehicles. The company's corporate name was changed to " Velvac " in 1940, leveraging ... read more

Category: Product Guides

7 Tips for Truckers: How to Protect Yourself from Being Attacked on the Road

by Phoebe Trilles on March 22, 2021

Truck driving remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Not only because trucks are more prone to accidents but also because truckers are often the targets of violent crime. Just last year, CDLLife reported several incidents of violence against drivers , including a semi-truck driver who ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

How to Make the Most Out of Your Engine Air Filter

by Alvin Ybañez on March 18, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay The engine air filter makes a huge difference in the performance of your truck. Aside from preventing debris from entering the engine through the air intake, a quality air filter can improve fuel economy, extend engine life, lower emissions, and even enhance overall engine performance. However, because ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

8 Simple Tips to Combat Driver Fatigue

by Lyn Leoncito on March 15, 2021

Image Source: Freepik Driving fatigue has costly and, sometimes, catastrophic effects on the physical and mental health, overall safety, and quality of life not just of the truckers but also of the American public. Regardless of the cause of trucker exhaustion, the negative results can be the same—impaired performance, responsiveness, ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Truckers Share What Their Day Is Like

by Phoebe Trilles on March 11, 2021

Image Source: Freepik A trucking career is not for everyone. But if you are well-prepared and knowledgeable about this job before starting, it can be an excellent career choice. Not only is it stable, but it can also provide you with a steady income and more room for growth since ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories