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Brake Pad Replacement: A Step-By-Step Guide

by Phoebe Trilles on September 6, 2021

Image Source: The brake pads are among the most crucial components of your truck’s braking system. They contact and apply pressure and friction to the truck’s brake rotors —those shiny, metal discs shaped like a flying saucer mounted on the wheel hubs—to slow down and stop the wheels. Once the ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Truck Driver Shortage: Problems, Causes, and Solutions

by Phoebe Trilles on August 26, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay The trucking industry plays a crucial role in keeping America’s economy moving, especially during this pandemic. Despite the challenges, over-the-road or OTR drivers continue to ply the roads to move goods to their destinations. However, they are not enough to transport over 68% of all freight on ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Truck Stop Dos and Don’ts

by Phoebe Trilles on August 16, 2021

Truck stops play a critical role in helping truckers across the nation work efficiently and effectively. However, not all truck stops are created the same. Some may have all the amenities and services that you need—such as a gas station, restaurant, wide parking lot, showers, lounges, souvenir shops, and more—but ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Understanding Mud Guards: Why They Make a Great Addition to Your Truck

by Phoebe Trilles on August 5, 2021

Mud guards may have nothing to do with your truck's movement. But they play a crucial role when driving on a rocky or muddy road and during harsh weather conditions. Not only can they extend the life of your truck, but they can also directly affect your driving experience. That ... read more

Category: Truck Parts and Systems

Top 5 Qualities of A Great Truck Driver

by Phoebe Trilles on July 26, 2021

Image Source: ttnews.com A trucker’s job is to transport goods—such as foods, medical supplies, livestock, clothing, paper products, and more—from one place to another using a heavy-duty truck or a tractor-trailer. It may look like a simple job for some. But, it is actually a very challenging one, and it ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Upgrade your Commercial Vehicle with Functional Features

by Phoebe Trilles on July 15, 2021

Upgrade your Commercial Vehicle with Functional Features When people think of a working vehicle, a commercial vehicle usually comes to mind. That’s why truck manufacturers make sure their vehicles are built with efficiency and high performance in mind and are made tough to stay on the road longer. From the ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

7 Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Heavy Duty Truck for Summer

by Phoebe Trilles on June 17, 2021

Trucking during summer may not be as difficult as truck driving during the winter months. However, that does not mean summer truck driving does not pose challenges that require specific precautions. In some areas, the summer temperature can go above +100, and this proves to be a challenge to most ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Newstar: Genuine Replacement Parts for the Aftermarket Truck Parts Industry

by Phoebe Trilles on May 27, 2021

Newstar is a trusted supplier of genuine replacement parts for medium- and heavy-duty applications. It is a trademark of S&S Truck Parts, LLC. , a leading global distributor of new aftermarket truck parts for various truck makers, including Peterbilt, Mack, Kenworth, Volvo, International, and Freightliner. S&S, which was founded in ... read more

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Truckers Share 10 Creative Ways to Keep Themselves Entertained When On the Road

by Phoebe Trilles on May 18, 2021

Those who work in the trucking industry know too well how challenging a truck driving job is. And one of the challenges that most truckers, especially long-haul drivers, deal with is boredom on the road. Spending hours or days driving is not only physically tiring but also mentally taxing—and when ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

What are Cabin Air Filters and When Should They Be Replaced?

by Phoebe Trilles on May 13, 2021

Summer is just around the corner, and this means a whole new preparation for trucking companies, fleet owners, and commercial vehicle operators. They must ensure that their truckers are comfortable because logging those long miles during the summer months can sure put a strain on their overall health. Their comfort ... read more

Category: Truck Repair