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Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:30:12 -0600


Why the 2017 Dodge Ram Is Winning Over Truck Lovers

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:22:48 -0600

The new 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and Ram 3500 are great choices for adamant truck lovers, those looking to upgrade their current truck, or those that need to trade in their less powerful vehicle for a truck to answer their lifestyle and job. Holistically, each Ram includes a 5-year diesel 100,000 mile warranty, so if you decide to buy a new Ram, you'll be covered. The 1500 has multiple rims to choose from, so it is customizable and can be tweaked to fit whatever your needs or personality wants in a truck.

Beware Of This When Buying A Used Pickup Truck

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:21:24 -0600

There are all kinds of used pickups out there, from the "beater" to some that are barely broken in because the owner got a newer model. You may consider yourself diligent because you asked the owner lots of questions about the truck, but the sad reality is, people tend to lie, embellish or exaggerate when they are trying to get rid of something they have to make a sale, whether it's a truck or an item at a garage sale. The obvious tip is to make sure all systems are working properly, but the key is in making sure you...

New Year - New Truck? The Top Four Best Pickups

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:06:04 -0600

If you are like everyone else, you may have made a resolution last New Years that you didn't keep, which may have been to take better care of your old pickup. The up side to that is that you may be in the market for a new truck to start the New Year. Here is what the manufacturers are claiming to be the top four choices in brand new pickup trucks for 2017.

Keep Your Truck Perking In Cold Weather

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:41:07 -0600

The last thing you need or want is for your truck to not cooperate and perform well for you every time you turn over the engine. Even though your pickup may be garaged, it doesn't like the freezing weather any more than we do. Some parts of the country have mild winter temperatures, but many of us can have extreme or unseasonably colder weather than we normally do which presents challenges for getting to work, school or wherever we need to be. I swear by the motto that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Here are some reasonable precautions and tips on helping your truck survive winter temperatures.

Scania Trucks Heritage and Its Time-Proven Solutions

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:33:42 -0600

Scania AB is a vivid example of a company, which is actively popularizing its heritage. This Swedish manufacturer has all the reasons to be proud of. They inherited their productive present from the notable past, which is valued enough to ensure prosperous future.

Plowing Snow With Your Pickup Truck

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:28:56 -0600

There is no denying that snow season has arrived. If you're a truck owner with a snow plow, as much as you may dread all the inches of white stuff, you have to admit there is a certain appeal to the flashing strobe lights, the whine of hydraulics and the sound of steel dragging on the pavement. At times it might feel like you are playing with your favorite toy, but there is no mistaking the price and value of that toy, hence you had better know how to use it wisely and make it last. If you are new to plowing or purchasing a plow for the first time, I think you will find my information regarding features and options valuable.

Are Affordable New Pickup Trucks A Thing Of The Past?

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:15:52 -0600

The marketing of new pickup trucks is more seductive to a truck enthusiast like never before. Bold looks and high-tech amenities offer so many desirable temptations, the automotive manufacturers not only offer new buttons to push, they know which buttons of YOURS to push, driving you right to the dealership for that must-have new truck. But prices are really jumping, so is it now as affordable to the average consumer?

How to Avoid Fraudulent Towing Contractors

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:36:12 -0600

The article aims at identifying some of the common towing scams. Moreover, it provides information on how to avoid fraudulent towing contractors.

You Did WHAT With Your Pickup Truck?

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:53:55 -0600

Whenever you ask a truck owner what they use their pickup for, you will get answers ranging from hauling, to trailer my boat or RV to simply the love of driving a truck. Your grandfather would have a completely different response to that question, as opposed to maybe your young adult son or daughter. The way we use our trucks has vastly changed over the decades. There is yet a new, or not-so-new use of pickups that we truck owners often overlook. Let me shed some light on that for you truck lovers.

On-Demand Logistics Are Changing The Trucking Industry

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:19:57 -0600

Keeping up with the changing trends of working in the trucking industry, including flatbed transportation, the technological aspect of the services continues to change accordingly. This could be seen in the changes happening in the structure and management of freight broker businesses with the introduction of technological advances.

Preventing Your Pickup From Needing A Truck Doctor

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:32:32 -0600

We get annual checkups with our doctor and take care of our body the best way we can by trying to keep our cholesterol numbers low, right? But do you pay the same attention to your trucks' pipes and engines parts so that they are healthy and running smooth, or do you just change the oil and that's that? Some of us may need to pay more attention to the things that could clog our truck system the same way our veins and arteries could get so much plaque that our hearts don't work efficiently, and may fail us.

Dangers of Pine Sap on Your Pickup Truck Finish

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 11:00:37 -0600

We are approaching that time of year when many folks will be transporting a freshly cut Christmas tree home to decorate for the holidays. Make absolutely sure that you protect your truck bed from the remnants of the tree needles which may have pine pitch on them. It's best to remove the tree and store it somewhere else, don't leave it on your truck once you are back home. The longer tree sap is on your truck bed or anywhere on its' finish, the more involved and laborious removing it will be.

MAN Trucks: From the First Diesel Engine to the Latest Solutions

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:55:07 -0500

It's hard to imagine present-day trucks without diesel engines. And if to trace the evolution of diesel engines, it becomes clear that the MAN brand history is an indispensable part of the issue.

How To Fix Egg Damage on Your Truck's Finish

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:40:59 -0500

Halloween lets everyone get their fill of candy and trick-or-treating, but also brings out the pranksters who can do damage to your truck. I often get asked if eggs can damage the finish on a vehicle. The clear cut answer is "absolutely yes!" If your truck was a victim of egging this Halloween, here is what you can do to eliminate costly body work, but you must act fast, because eggs left on your paint finish will leave damage over night.

What Is a CDL?

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:57:19 -0500

If you want to drive big trucks for a living, you will likely need a CDL. Learn about a CDL here, and where to get one in your hometown. You can be on the road in as little as one 6 months!

Truck Accident Victims: What You Need To Know

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:01:03 -0500

If you were involved in a serious trucking accident, and the accident involved a semi-truck or big rig crash you may be able to conclusively prove that the big rig crash was the fault of the trucker. If that is the case, and they are responsible, then the driver or his or her company could be held liable for your injuries from a big rig accident.

Make Sure Your New Pickup Has These Crucial Things

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:29:44 -0500

Shopping for a new pickup truck? It's pretty important to include these things that you may tend to overlook when you are anxious to strike a deal and drive away with that new rig. You can always add some after-market toys and dress up your truck to suit your personality, but I am talking about some essentials that you might otherwise think you really don't need. I am hoping that after you read this article, that you will understand the reason why you should not overlook certain features.

Your Truck Bed Cover Is Not Enough

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:20:24 -0500

I am frequently looking for new additions for my truck in the line of accessories to improve the functionality of my pickup. I have found that the heaviest concentration first and foremost should be protection of the bed, making the obvious choice a cover. Once you have one in place, you may think that is all you need, but you shouldn't be kept in the dark about other items you may not have thought of until the need arises and you don't have them.

Truck Bed Rails - A Necessity For Your Pickup

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:46:00 -0500

One of the best things about being the owner of a pickup truck is having the ability to carry things you wouldn't be able to fit in your car or SUV, or you wouldn't want to have the mess or dirt from what you are hauling damage your car upholstery. So if you are an owner who uses his /her truck as a truck, make sure you protect it with bed rails. With the thousands of different types of truck accessories out there for truck beds and cargo purposes, it can be very confusing to know which type of bed rails is best for your truck. I have some suggestions and information that will help you make the best selection for what will serve your purpose the best.

Some Useful Tips to Make Towing Operations Safe

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:06:53 -0500

The article recommends some safety measures that should be followed while performing towing operations. It further shares some information on the art of towing.

How Is Your Vehicle Affected While Driving With A Trailer?

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:04:21 -0500

Trailers Sydney are non-powered (except for lights and brakes [if braked]), and non-steered. They are dragged by your vehicle and your vehicle must be capable of handling the weight and characteristics of the trailer.

Why Is the Ford F-150 the Nation's Best-Selling Truck?

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 07:54:26 -0500

For nearly 40 years, the Ford F-Series has been the best-selling truck in its class. Find out what makes this truck so great.

Tips To Make Sure Your Truck Is Winter Ready

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:17:19 -0500

Every truck owner wants to get the maximum life out of their pickup. Some last longer than others, but you can beat the odds by following some very constructive preventative maintenance tips designed to improve the longevity of your truck. Some of the following tips may be obvious and things you do every year, others you may not have thought of and will be very helpful.

Crash Test Ratings - Where Does Your Truck Rate?

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:21:28 -0500

Knowledge is power they say, so I did some research regarding how safe my F-150 pickup was in comparison to other trucks out there. I was shocked to learn that eight out of nine common pickup trucks offer poor leg and foot protection in small-overlap impacts.

Keeping Up With the EuroVI Emission Standard

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:25:12 -0500

New standards set new rules and create new agendas. The EuroVI emissions regularity has made a revolution in long haul trucking industry and triggered the investigation of innovative ideas. Here is some food for thought, while searching for new tractor units to update the fleet.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks: Tradition and Progress of Trust

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:25:08 -0500

The history of the Mercedes-Benz truck brand helps to understand the reasons of its success. To trace the company's advancements the article offers a brief model outline, revealing the strong points of different versions.

Deciding Between A Diesel or Gas Truck

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:25:14 -0500

A decade ago, diesel engines on trucks was not very good. Today is different. Gas mileage on mid-size and full size trucks has improved during the last 10 years, so with improvements on both, how do you decide which is better for you when choosing between a diesel and a gas pickup truck? I always say let the facts speak for themselves. There really is no clear-cut winner. As an owner, you will want to choose what key factors are most important to you regarding fuel efficiency and performance.

Enclosed Trailers

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:52:29 -0500

Simply put, enclosed trailers are an excellent way to haul whatever you need to, from one place to another. They can be large or small; and they can be highly customized to match your towing vehicle.

If You Own A Pickup Truck, You Must Have These 3 Things

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:04:33 -0500

I'm not talking about the dice hanging from the rear view mirror or the shaggy seat cushions, (who does that anymore?) I am talking about practical, useful and downright "must haves" for every truck owner that will make your life easier and make your pickup last longer so that you get better use of your truck and top dollar on a trade-in or resale.

What Type Of Bed Liner Should You Use In Your Pickup Truck?

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:54:24 -0500

If you are like most pickup truck owners, you haul things frequently. It could be anything from a load of firewood to a bushel of apples, or something as large as furniture or an ATV. Regardless, the loading and unloading part of whatever you carry can do some serious damage to the metal on your truck bed if you are not proactive in your protection. It is vital to your paint job and the metal itself to keep dents, dings and scrapes from allowing rust to form.

Emergency and Non-Emergency Towing Services

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:18:40 -0500

The article explains the towing assistance a towing firm can provide to various departments and individuals. Moreover, it explains the characteristics of a good towing company.

Things You Should Never Do To Your Truck Exterior Paint

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:28:51 -0500

There are some crucial things you should never do that will ultimately cause damage or actually ruin the paint job of your pickup truck. Some you may be aware of and others will shock you. They say knowledge is power, so I am here to give you that knowledge. Protecting the paint on your truck will increase its value at trade-in time and eliminate rust from forming from minor dings and scratches. Here are some things you should never do.

Ford's New Work Horses

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:58:06 -0500

The excitement and fanfare when the F-150 pickup truck was introduced back in mid 1970's does not compare to the unveiling of the new 2017 F-250, 350 and 450 series. Though the looks may not have drastically changed, there is a lot going on beneath the sheet metal on the new Super Duty trucks.

3 Reasons Why You Need An Off-Road Bumper

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:01:11 -0500

A bumper is an essential part of any vehicle. It is created to provide safety especially on low-speed collisions. Although this part is not intended to prevent serious injuries, it is made to prevent physical damage to the vehicle.

The Key to Safe Towing and Trailering

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:46:59 -0500

Ready to tow? It's not quite as simple to understand your vehicle's maximum towing capacity and to create safe driving situations.

Restoring Classic Pickup Trucks Involves Thought

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:35:59 -0500

Thousands of people restore old trucks and cars, not only for the financial reward, but for the sheer pleasure of doing so. Believe it or not, there is a stereotype of individual who not only craves this type of hobby but also goes to great lengths to make it happen. So what does the avid enthusiast of vintage trucks think about when getting involved in the huge process of restoration?

Autonomous Trucks in the Transportation Sector - Soon, Very Soon My Friend

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:33:48 -0500

Union Truck Drivers be forewarned, your days of steady employment are numbered, within a couple of decades those jobs may not exist at all? You may not even be able to get a job with Uber at that point. You see, autonomous trucks are real and this technology is almost ready NOW. Personally, I say bring it to market immediately - we need it. Just about everything is brought by truck, imagine those costs being reduced, let's talk shall we?

Towing Safety Measures and Recommendations

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:18:34 -0500

The article highlights the towing safety measures and characteristics of a reliable towing service. Furthermore, it strived to explain how inevitable it is to follow towing rules and regulations.

Making Life Easier When You Own A Pickup Truck

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:56:02 -0500

Men and women alike are now driving pickup trucks. Even families are using trucks more because they are designed now for more comfort and passenger space. You can add some items to your truck to make life easier and more user friendly, save your back and joints and help kids and seniors enjoy riding in it.

The Best Protection You Can Give Your Pickup Truck

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:26:10 -0500

When you think about adding aftermarket items to your pickup truck, the last thing on your mind might be mud flaps. Your truck may already have the basic flimsy OEM flaps and you may think they are enough.

Things to Know About LED Lights for Trucks

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:24:31 -0500

Lighting is an essential part of the vehicle especially when driving during night time. Some vehicle owners add different types of lighting aside from their stock driving lights. This is a nice investment especially when off-roading.

Tipper Trucks: Traditions and Innovations

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:42:20 -0500

In the course of its extensive use, tipper trucks were constantly developed to perform the necessary tasks in construction, agriculture, municipal service and mining. Such vehicles represent self-unloading trucks with open-box metal beds mounted on the chassis to transport different types of bulk cargo. Due to considerable efficiency of tippers, both manufacturers and customers express concern over innovative ideas in the sector.

Pickup Truck Owners Agree - Lights, Action, Drive!

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:59:53 -0500

Anyone who owns a pickup truck knows that it comes with lights, of course. So why in the world would someone think they needed to add even more lights to their truck? There are some very legitimate good reasons and some just plain aesthetic reasons.

Driving & Towing Box Trailers

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:40:41 -0500

Trailers nowadays are even more useful than before. They are made from more durable materials, designed to last longer than before with less maintenance. Box trailers like other type of trailers require regular maintenance on their brakes, wheels and tires to prolong their lifespan with less money to spend on repairs.

The Importance of Drop Tail Trailers

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:36:26 -0500

If you own both motorcycle and truck, the best accessory you may want to invest in for both your vehicles is a drop tail trailer. It would be safer to transport a vehicle like a motorcycle, ATV, UTV, boat, etc using a drop tail trailer. Whether you have a motorbike, ATV, UTV, and other equipment, you don't have to worry about moving that stuff from different locations.

Tailgate Theft On The Rise

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:30:40 -0500

Unfortunately, we are living in a world where we must be more protective of our belongings from theft. We have always had to be one step ahead of the career criminals. It seems we need to step up our game to deter them from stealing our full size pickup truck tailgates.

How Safe Is Riding In A Pickup Truck Bed?

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:42:44 -0500

Regardless of your age, I'm sure many of you have experienced first hand how much fun it is to ride in the back of a pickup truck bed. Granted, truck beds are meant for cargo, not people, so there is an element of danger in this type of recreational fun.

Why I Love A Beater Pickup Truck

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:05:29 -0500

I can't deny that if I ever won the lottery and money was no object, or someone willed me their pickup truck, I certainly wouldn't refuse a high end luxury truck like a GMC Denali or Lincoln Mark LT. But there is something about a different kind of comfort that goes with having a beater.

Selecting the Right Truck Bed Liner For Your Pickup

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:19:05 -0500

BedRug and Bedtred have its differences but have the same purpose to provide protection to the truck bed. Both products are constructed using superior materials with superb craftsmanship to ensure its durability and quality.

Providing Efficient Heavy Equipment Transportation Services

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:28:18 -0500

Heavy equipment transportation services, also known as overweight shipments, demand careful planning to ensure safety and on-time delivery. Overweight shipments demand attention to details, and it makes sense to work with a trucking company that is familiar to working with heavy haul requirements including equipment, safety, and permits.

Added Protection To The Truck's Front End Using A Bull Bar

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:07:47 -0500

A Bull bar is created not only to provide added style to the looks of your vehicle, but also to provide added protection. It shields the front end of your truck or SUV.

A Nostalgic Look At Classic Trucks in Movies And TV Shows

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:29:15 -0500

Until I stopped to think about it, I never totally realized just how many movie and TV shows hosted some pretty darn incredible classic trucks in their movie scenes and show episodes. I'm sure I don't remember all of the very best ones, but here are some pickups of honorable mention that I was impressed with.

Choosing Which Brand Of Pickup Truck To Buy

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:53:28 -0500

Let's imagine that you are a first time pickup truck buyer, or even if you aren't, there is much to know and learn about how brands differ in more ways that just the obvious, which is price. I will break it down into some major categories which are important to consider when truck shopping.

Winter Care for Your Trailer

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:22:23 -0500

When the summer is coming to an end it is time to prepare your box trailer for the winter until the spring arrives. Improper storage over the winter can turn a perfectly fine Sydney trailer into a mouldy trailer so there are many things you need to do, just to ensure everything will work properly for the next season activates.

I Will Never Forget My First Time

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:49:22 -0500

I truly will never ever forget the first time I drove a pickup truck. Okay, so what did you think I was referring to? Well, I will never forget that either, but I am referring to a very hot summer day back in August of 1967.

The Bold Luxury Look Of A Lincoln Pickup

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:42:43 -0500

For decades, people have equated the word Lincoln, in the automotive trade, with pure luxury. The Mark LT is a product of the Lincoln brand, which falls under the pickup truck luxury category of the American automaker known as Ford Motor Company. The Mark LT is a redesigned model of the well known Ford F-150 truck but with a more luxury oriented cabin. It first went on sale in January 2005 as a 2006 year model.

Volvo Heavy-Duty Trucks: Evolution

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:56:06 -0500

It's a common thing for a present-day truck industry to impress the public with technological innovations every year. But this accelerating speed of development became typical for the truck world only a while ago. And it's interesting to look back on the most successful heavy-duty vehicles on the example of a leading truck brand.

How Much Load Can Your Pickup Truck Handle?

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:38:00 -0500

When a truck is referred to as half-ton, three-quarter-ton, and one-ton vehicles, this means how much load capacity in weight that the truck can safely handle. For example, a half ton truck's springs, chassis and bed are designed to safely carry a maximum of 1000 pounds, or one-half of a ton. Three quarter and one ton designations means basically it can handle 1500 and 2000 lbs, respectively.

Dump Truck - Important Checks When Buying

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:25:28 -0500

Dump trucks are very useful at construction sites because they can be used for various tasks that vary from hauling to excavation. To get the best truck you must start by thinking about your needs and then looking at the basic parameters that matter so you are able to make a final choice that is suitable enough. When you understand important checks, you can be sure to buy a dump truck that is perfect whether you are a new shopper or you have some experience in buying the trucks.

Single Axle Vs Tandem Axle: What's the Difference?

Thu, 19 May 2016 09:44:42 -0500

There are plenty of aspects to evaluate when deciding to purchase a single axle or a double axle trailer. First, you need to know is that the number of axles which will determine the number of wheels.

Interesting Facts About The Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

Thu, 19 May 2016 07:45:02 -0500

It has been documented that the F-150 has been the best-selling pickup truck in the U.S. for the past 38 years since 1978. Like me, you may be interested in the history behind Ford's popular pickup that many people aren't aware of.

Tipper Trucks: Dangers And New Safety Features

Wed, 18 May 2016 14:03:17 -0500

Tipping trucks, just like any other vehicle, have been associated with a number of accidents over the years. According to M. McCann of the Center for Construction Research and Training, 829 construction workers have been killed by dumping trucks between 1992 and 2007. Some of the dangers these vehicles may be exposed to include fires, collisions with other vehicles, failed brakes, short circuit and accidents as a result of over speeding.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Heavy Truck

Mon, 16 May 2016 14:18:59 -0500

Trucks are popular all over the world for various reasons. They carry heavy loads, store lots of cargo and can tackle all kinds of terrain. If you are looking to buy a good heavy duty truck, you will have to keep a few factors in mind. Below are some of them that may help you buy the right truck.

Fun Things To Do In Your Pickup Truck Bed

Thu, 12 May 2016 14:50:58 -0500

I haven't always been a country music fan. I'm more of a rock and roll kind of guy, since I played rhythm guitar in a band for many years. Just a year or so ago, I started enjoying more country music, and I'm wondering if it's because not many other music genres sing as much about pickup trucks as country stars do. That's not really why, but when I think about it, it's obvious through music that many people enjoy their trucks for many reasons other than hauling cargo or helping a neighbor move.

Turn Your Pickup Truck Into A Camping Tent

Tue, 10 May 2016 14:06:41 -0500

You already have your awesome pickup truck and you love using it to go hunting, fishing and exploring the great outdoors. Why not turn that pickup into a camper to sleep in comfortably and easily, with an affordable solution that gives you the best of both worlds? With a truck tent, you can rest assured on a dry, flat surface anywhere, with no more wasted time spent searching for that perfect campsite.

Trucker Unions Beware - Don't Price Yourselves Out Of A Nice Cushy Job

Mon, 09 May 2016 06:14:00 -0500

There have been numerous articles in trade publications, in the transportation sector, about autonomous over-the-road trucks. In the future these 18-wheelers will drive in giant convoys through the middle of the night on most major interstates without drivers or supervision saving the logistics system 10s of billions of dollars per year. Great news for the cost of everything we buy, sell or trade, although not so good for truck drivers and truck driver unions.

My Baby Needs A Bath - Tips On How To Wash Your Pickup Truck

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:27:55 -0500

Washing my truck gives me a great sense of pride when the job is finished and my beauty looks like it did the day I bought it. It's not rocket science, but there are a few things to be aware of and pay attention to during the task.

What Are the Benefits of the Max Titan OU Mechanical Suspension?

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:07:47 -0500

There are many truck parts that a truck owner needs to ensure are in good condition at all times and a mechanical suspension is one of those. It's always advisable to invest in the best truck parts for your fleet. Quality leads to longevity and that leads to long run cost savings. When it comes to the Max Titan O.U. Mechanical Suspension, it is clear to see why it is at the forefront of quality truck parts.

How Does Distracted Driving Affect Truck Drivers?

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:03:21 -0500

Driving a truck is a huge task with great responsibility and it takes great skill to drive it well. There is a reason why a driver requires a special license in order to drive a truck. You need to consider the size of the vehicle, its weight, its gearing capabilities, its width and its overall abilities. The driver needs to be aware of his actions on the road and how it affects other road users. So when a truck driver decides to multitask while driving, it can cause a distraction with devastating consequences.

Mistakes When Importing Trucks For Sale Overseas

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:44:27 -0500

When planning to import vehicles, it is important to work with reliable importers. By doing so, you can ensure that tasks with regard to your import can be done appropriately.

The Right Way to Handle a Heavy Equipment Hauler

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:01:55 -0500

Taking a Course - Before legally driving a heavy equipment hauler, you are required to take a course, pass a test and get a license. There are courses available through individual companies, as well as through the government. It is important that you do not drive a heavy equipment hauler without a license. Also, most of the states in the U.S. have different permits that are required when hauling heavy equipment and the permits can change between counties and other municipalities. You must get all of the necessary permits before driving.

Interesting Facts About Trucks

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:39:38 -0500

A truck is a vehicle commonly used to transfer heavy goods from one place to another. The first truck was built in 1896 by Gottlieb Daimler. Can you imagine life without trucks? How would we move cargo from point A to B? Without trucks we would be lost. Here are some interesting facts about the trucks we see on our roads every day.

The Risk of Driving With Damaged Truck Parts

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:39:11 -0500

Many risks whether visible or invisible can cause a lot of problems for truck drivers. Rust and damage to certain parts of the truck can be the reason for many accidents on the roads. Driving with a vehicle that's not roadworthy is one of the main causes for accidents, as engine is not properly checked and parts are not replaced on a regular basis.

Design Models For Durable Truck Storage

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:12:42 -0600

One of the fastest ways to lose expensive tools is throw them in the back of the truck and speed off to the next job. Not only do they get damaged and end up with missing parts, but they also become prime targets for thieves. To prevent such tragedies here are a few examples of securely designed truck additions for repair and construction workers.

How Does a Truck Transmission Work?

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 06:33:05 -0600

There are are different types of vehicle transmission systems. Understanding how these systems work is important in knowing the advantages and disadvantages of each gearbox system.

The Benefits of the Jost Fifth Wheel

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:51:14 -0600

There are many truck and trailer parts available that can add benefit to your vehicle. It is worth checking which parts will save you money in the long run without compromising your safety. For that reason, it is best to invest in quality truck and trailer parts, of which the Jost Fifth Wheel is one of them.

The Different Commercial Truck Lights Available for Your Truck

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:50:03 -0600

Cargo vehicles such as trucks take on many different shapes and sizes, which means that some of them are larger while the others are longer than the rest. Each truck has spare parts that are specific to it, which ensures that proper functioning of every aspect of the vehicle. Commercial truck lights are also made specifically to each make of vehicle. You cannot fit a Scania part onto a Volvo FH. Check the criteria first before you buy the product.

5 Safety Rules to Follow While Driving a Truck

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:12:04 -0600

When it comes to driving large trucks, one must drive carefully and responsibly. It is imperative to abide by the rules, to ensure the safety of oneself, passengers, and other people on the road.

Precautions to Take When Driving With a Trailer

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:49:56 -0600

The transport business is a tricky one. It's filled with challenges relating to the cargo, the drivers, the truck and the trailer. All of these factors play a role in the safety of driving with a truck and trailer. A truck is especially more dangerous when it is pulling a trailer. A driver has to be fully aware of the size of the trailer and the way it moves when it turns.

How to Avoid a Truck Accident

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:49:55 -0600

We live in a scary age of modernism where most of us are able to afford a car, which means that we have more cars on the road which cause congestion and accidents. Modernism has brought with it more businesses and, consequently, more trucks are on our roads, too. Car and truck collisions happen so often but how can we avoid them?

How to Select a Perfect Trailer

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:22:40 -0600

How to select a perfect trailer according to your requirements, if you want to carry something valuable, while moving towards any snowmobiling place in the U.S, such as West Yellowstone in Montana, Moran in Wyoming or Priest Lake in Idaho.

5 Ways to Find the Best Used Trucks

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:53:18 -0600

Finding used trucks can take a lot of time and effort, but it doesn't have to be! Check out this guide on how to find the best used trucks in your area.

The Benefits of the SAF Modul Suspension System

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:01:54 -0600

Owning or managing a fleet of trucks is a challenging task because you have to be aware of all the functioning and non-functioning parts of the vehicle to ensure the safety of the driver and the cargo. A damaged suspension system could cause havoc on the road. The truck could cause an accident, not only damaging the truck, but possibly harming the driver. Investing in reliable truck and trailer parts such as the SAF Modul Suspension System is a step in the right direction.

Extend The Life Of Your Truck With A Reliable Wheel Well Liner

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:24:34 -0600

Although wheel well liners are for cars, they are commonly used on trucks. That is because trucks are often used for heavy-duty jobs such as off-road mudding, hauling, and trail blazing.

Different Transfer Case Options in Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:58:01 -0600

All four-wheel drive vehicles have a transfer case. However, there are several different options that can make a difference in shift and drive type.

4 Reasons To Get A Towing Truck

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 08:54:44 -0600

If you have had car problems on the road before you understand how scaring it is. When you are having a road problem a towing company comes in handy. Unfortunately, many people don't know when to contact a towing company. If you are a regular road user here are some of the top reasons why you should contact a tow truck

Truck LED Pod Lights for Work or Off Road

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 15:18:17 -0600

When your truck goes to work or off the road, one of the most important things you need to think about is the lighting. LED truck lights do an excellent job of lighting your work area ahead.

The Most Reliable Trucks for Carrying Timber & Allied Products

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 07:31:26 -0600

As the name suggests, timber trucks are used for transporting timber to the intended destination. However, most of the times, these vehicles need to cover dirty roads or even off-roads. In such circumstances, it becomes imperative to make use of trucks, which are sturdy, flexible, safe, and reliable.

Choosing From Truck Bed and Pop-Up Campers for Sale

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:21:07 -0600

If you enjoy vacations outdoors, you may be interested in looking at campers for sale. Depending on where you travel, your budget, and desired features, you can choose between a truck bed or pop-up type.

The Most Fuel-Efficient Trucks From the House of Leyland

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 07:06:38 -0600

Fuel efficiency is a primary concern amidst commercial vehicle owners. The auto giant, Leyland, offers a fleet of haulage trucks, which cover long miles using less of fuel. Read on for more details about these feature-rich and fuel-efficient vehicles manufactured by Leyland.

How Long Should You Keep a Truck?

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 06:59:09 -0600

A decent cared for truck usually lasts longer than one which has not been looked after. How long do you think a truck will last without a routine maintenance? What if all the transmissions, the engine and some components fail on you?

How to Take Care of Your Truck

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 06:58:38 -0600

You finally made a leap and invested in a reliable truck, for a smooth running business. You can run it hard but take care of it at the same time. Remember it's more than just a truck, it's your business and your workhorse so take care of it. If the truck is not so new anymore you must especially take care of it, not only as the owner but as the driver as well. It is part of your work force, does your business and is the face of your company.

Why An Independent Truck Driver Should Work With A Truck Accident Lawyer

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:45:17 -0600

When you work as an independent truck driver contracted to a company, then you should remember that when you are involved in a truck accident, the costs are on you. They include the lawyer fees and insurance fees. When you have a good truck accident lawyer behind you, then you can enjoy the same kind of benefits as you would with insurance coverage. There are so many reasons why you should consider having a truck accident lawyer when the need arises and some of the reasons are highlighted below.

The Top 3 Factors To Consider When Buying A Pickup Truck

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:28:16 -0600

Pickup trucks can be quite costly. As such, before buying one, you need to make sure that this is the right type of vehicle for you and it will provide you the best value for your money. Below are some key factors you have to consider when investing in a pickup.

Truck Accidents and You: What a Truck Accident Lawyer Can Do For You

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:01:23 -0500

Truck companies are regulated by different federal and state regulations than a person who is involved in an auto accident. As a victim with truck accident injuries, you may be not be dealing with an insurance company, but directly with the trucking company. A big rig accident can be quite serious for the company of the driver who was involved in the truck crash. Shortly after the truck crash, you may be contacted directly by the truck company and have an offer presented to you to settle out of court, without an insurance company being involved.

Truck and Trailer Safety Tips

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 07:10:23 -0500

Preventing accidents can save you a lot of money. As drivers we are on the road often and need to try and travel safely. Making use of truck and trailer safety tips will help not only you as a truck driver but all your fellow road users too. Below are some truck and trailer safety tips that can be of great use to all drivers.

Types of Electrical Equipment Available for Trucks and Trailers

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 07:09:16 -0500

Electrical equipment refers to any machine that is powered by electricity it consists of a variety of electrical components. Trucks and trailers have a lot of electrical equipment to ensure that it functions properly. Electrical equipment available for trucks and trailers are as follows.

The Advantages of Air Brake Equipment

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:25:47 -0500

Air brake equipment is used in large heavy vehicles, particularly those having multiple trailers which must be linked into the vehicle's system, such as trucks, busses and trailers. They are used as an alternative to hydraulic brakes which are used on lighter vehicles such as cars. The system consists of service brakes, parking brakes, a control pedal, and an air storage tank. Here are a few advantages of air brake equipment that can help you in the future.

Factors to Consider While Buying Ute Ladder Racks for Your Vehicle

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:07:49 -0500

Racks can be used for attaching a variety of products to your vehicle. You can attach racks to the spare tire, hatchback, vehicle roof, trailer hitch of the vehicle. Every option has its own pros and cons. Various denominators like price, multiple usage, and how easily they can be fitted can be taken in to consideration. Below all the factors have been discussed in detail:

How To Get The Best Truck For Your Needs

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:43:04 -0500

Trucks are very functional and make work easier. They are designed to be tough enough to handle the harshness of the purposes they are bought for. There are so many different types of trucks and some are built to serve specific functions. Whether you are looking for a tractor truck transport truck or a dump truck or any other type of truck, you should ensure that you play your role in getting the most suitable for the needs that you have.