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Trucking at Night Versus Daytime: Strategies On How To Survive

by Alvin Ybañez on October 19, 2020

Image Source: Canva The freight industry is a business that never sleeps. No matter the time of day, there's always a truck delivering something somewhere. This has led drivers to come up with strategies to stay safe and efficient on the road, whether it's the middle of the day or ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

5 Commercial Vehicle Trends to Watch Out For

by Alvin Ybañez on October 8, 2020

Image Source: Canva 2020 has been a challenging year for truckers. The COVID-19 outbreak and the government's efforts to contain it have resulted in sudden, significant changes in how we work. At the same time, the resulting economic recession and the growth of e-commerce have greatly influenced how we do ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Product Guide: Bendix Air Disc Brake Tool

by Alvin Ybañez on October 1, 2020

The truck’s air brakes play an essential role in keeping you safe on the road and at the heart of it are the brake rotor and brake pad. The key parts of any modern disc brake system, the brake rotors and brake pads grip each other to provide the necessary ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Product Focus: Cole Hersee 24452-BX Forward Reverse Relay

by Alvin Ybañez on September 21, 2020

The forward reverse relay, or simply known as the reversing relay, is just one of the many electronic relays found in modern trucks, but it's just as important as each one. From ensuring proper ventilation to keeping winches running smoothly, these relays play a critical role, so these must be ... read more

Category: Product Guides

White Smoke from Diesel Engine: Common Causes and How to Fix Them

by Alvin Ybañez on September 14, 2020

Image Source: Unsplash White is often associated with peace and tranquility, but it's hard to have peace of mind when there's white smoke coming out from the back of your truck. The diesel engines' efficiency has improved significantly over the years, so any thick smoke coming out from the exhaust ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

How To Sanitize Your Truck: 3 Common Questions Answered

by Alvin Ybañez on August 31, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay The COVID-19 pandemic has changed not only the way we live but also the way we work. For many truckers, this means added work disinfecting their trucks. While cleaning cabs before a shift is nothing new, COVID-19 has given truck sanitation a more serious tone. Many trucking ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Contactless Freight Delivery During COVID-19: An Essential Guide

by Alvin Ybañez on August 24, 2020

Image Source: iStock It's a difficult time for the trucking business in North America right now. Public health measures aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 across America have taken its toll on the economy, resulting in a sharp fall in the U.S. GDP and rising unemployment. It, in turn, ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Omega Environmental Technologies BH1300 Blower Motor Assembly: What You Need to Know

by Alvin Ybañez on August 6, 2020

An essential part of any automotive A/C system, the blower motor assembly is key to circulating hot or cold air and making the ride a comfortable one in any weather. The motor pushes air through vents and into the vehicle interior at varying speeds depending on the client system settings. ... read more

Category: Product Guides

5 Ways to Fight Boredom While Trucking (Without Losing Focus)

by Alvin Ybañez on July 27, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Long-haul trucking can be a very lucrative career, but it does have its share of downsides. And for many truckers, a common complaint is boredom. While driving a truck does require one’s full attention, most of the work hours are spent either on long stretches of highway ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Product Spotlight: The Bendix ADP-IP Air Dryer

by Alvin Ybañez on July 16, 2020

When it comes to air dryers, no other name is probably as well known as Bendix. The U.S.-based manufacturing giant is credited for inventing the air brake air dryer for the automotive air brake system. With more than 5 million units sold in North America alone, Bendix air dryers revolutionized ... read more

Category: Product Guides