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5 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Fleet Ready for Fall

by Lyn Leoncito on September 2, 2021

Image Source: Unsplash.com Trucks and commercial vehicles—if well-maintained—are built to last. They could stay productive season after season if they are properly taken care of. Fall provides fleet managers with the perfect opportunity for truck maintenance. The milder weather during this season allows mechanics, drivers, and fleet operators to do ... read more

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8 Safety Tips for Operating Heavy Equipment

by Alvin Ybañez on August 30, 2021

Almost any worksite that involves construction or earthmoving tasks uses at least one type of heavy equipment. From the trusty ol’ bulldozer to advanced asphalt pavers, heavy machinery has made what was once daunting tasks faster and much more efficient to do. But while they help get work done more ... read more

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Tips to Make Your Truck Eco-Friendly

by Alvin Ybañez on August 23, 2021

The trucking industry is the lifeblood that keeps communities around the world humming along, but it does come at a price for the environment. According to a recent EPA study, 29% of greenhouse gas emissions are from the transportation industry, with trucks making up around 23% of that. This is ... read more

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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

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Tips on Buying Truck or Trailer Leaf Springs

by Alvin Ybañez on August 2, 2021

Image Source: Wikimedia.org Leaf springs have been a constant part of modern trucks and trailers since their inception, and for a good reason. Consisting of several arc-shaped strips or “leaves'' of spring steel, leaf springs provide springing and damping action as well as serve as additional linkage to the axle. ... read more

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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

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10 Tips to Keep Your Truck Clean

by Alvin Ybañez on July 8, 2021

Image Source: unsplash Truckers spend so much time in their rigs that they are now practically their second home. And just like any home, your truck needs a bit of TLC every now and then. From food wrappers to dust, the truck interior can get dirty real quick. Over time, ... read more

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Trucking in Hot Weather: 10 Tips to Beat the Heat and Drive Safely this Summer

by Lyn Leoncito on June 21, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Summertime is a great time for people to spend time outdoors. You get to enjoy amazing views and catch enough sunlight to give you a good tan. For truckers, however, summer can be challenging for both you and your truck. The hot weather and long-distance drive can ... read more

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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

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How to Back Up Your Truck Like a Pro

by Alvin Ybañez on June 3, 2021

Image Source: Pexels Parking in reverse is an essential skill for any driver, but even more so when you're driving a truck. In fact, it's one of the most difficult skills to master, given the truck's large size and unique driving characteristics. So it's no surprise that insurance companies report ... read more

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