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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

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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

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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

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7 Mistakes Rookie Truckers Make and How to Avoid Them

by Lyn Leoncito on February 25, 2021

Image Source: Pexels No one can ever underestimate the job of a truck driver. While everyone else is sleeping, most truckers are hauling. And despite the challenges they have to face day in day out, these road warriors have to continue moving food and products to keep store shelves stocked. ... read more

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Tips For Maintaining Box Truck Roll-Up Doors

by Alvin Ybañez on January 25, 2021

Image Source: Unsplash Roll-up doors are increasingly becoming a common sight among box trucks. Unlike traditional swing doors, roll-up doors take up almost no space when opened. However, the downside is these types of doors consist of smaller moving parts. From the panels to the individual rollers, these components have ... read more

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7 Trucking Tips to Staying Warm During the Winter Season

by Phoebe Trilles on December 31, 2020

Image Source: All seasons have their own sets of driving challenges. But from the four seasons, winter can be the most unforgiving. From unpredictable weather conditions and freezing temperatures to equipment failure and ice and snow, winter can make it especially difficult for truckers to stay warm when they ... read more

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How to Handle Holiday Stress: 5 Tips for Truck Drivers and Fleet Managers

by Lyn Leoncito on December 24, 2020

Image Source: Pexels It's the most beautiful yet busiest time of the year again, especially for freight truck drivers. During the holidays, customers' extra shopping demands mean more freight for the truckers to deliver and additional traffic on the roads. Such a situation leads to taxing road travel, especially to ... read more

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10 Winter Driving Tips for Long-Haul Truckers

by Lyn Leoncito on December 28, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Driving in snow or icy roads and inclement weather is always a challenge, even for the most experienced truckers. Poor visibility, decreased traction, and loaded trailer make the job of a big rig driver extra tricky. Preventive maintenance prepares your truck for the season of wear and ... read more

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7 Fuel-Saving Tips For Truck Drivers

by Alvin Ybañez on December 21, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Professional truck drivers can only estimate so much on the expenses for running their rigs. But regardless of what type of vehicle you drive, studies show that an estimated 30% of operating costs go to fuel expenses. In the U.S. alone, the trucking industry burns through some ... read more

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5 Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Fleet for the Winter Season

by Phoebe Trilles on December 17, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Winter driving can be a challenge even for seasoned truckers. Snow, sleet, and haze may affect visibility, while the colder temperature may affect crucial truck components, including the battery, radiator, hoses, belts, fuel filter, and cooling system. The road itself may also present issues, including a slick ... read more

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