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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:06:42 -0500


How to Best Prevent Your Semi Truck Brakes From Overheating and What to Do If You Notice an Issue

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:39:41 -0500

Preventing overheated brakes on semi trucks. Dealing with overheated brakes on trucks.

The Difference Between Steel and Aluminium Trailers

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:50:43 -0500

Are you considering buying a trailer? Nowadays, the trailer manufacturers are using mainly two types of materials when producing trailers: steel and aluminium.

The Mahindra Bolero Is A Generous Multi-Utility Vehicle And Then Some

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:46:37 -0500

This Bakkie has become a South African icon and rightly so. The latest Mahindra Bolero is certainly asserting itself as a new South African grafter. As in the past - the bakkie will undoubtedly continue to be used to build and help a great nation grow. The new Mahindra Bolero can most definitely play a big part in that - being reliable and rugged. In comparison to other bakkies on the market - the Bolero is one of the most value-for-money contenders today.

A Complete Guide To Ratchet Straps For Cargo Transport

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:06:51 -0500

Ratchet straps are must-have tools for a number of different cargo transportation operations. These include moving heavy items like furniture and cars, as well as the transportation of multiple boxes from one location to another.

Installing Disc Brakes on Your Trailer

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:17:43 -0600

Having strong brakes on a trailer is important for safe towing a heavy load. These brakes should allow safe stopping of a trailer, not causing any damage to the load. Nowadays, we are witnessing many types of braking systems with a greater emphasis on disc and drum brakes.

Why Have Truck Toppers?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:49:05 -0600

How do you use your pickup truck? If you don't have a truck topper, now is good time to make the investment.

Bucket Trucks in the American Electric Utility Industry

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:52:03 -0600

Bucket trucks are used every day in the maintenance of electric utility lines. From a consumer point of view, bucket trucks aren't often considered.

Trailers - Which One Is Better?

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0600

Whenever you have to move from one place to another, occasionally you have to realocate with heavy luggage. Now you have a choice to hire people which can haul your luggage for you, but it is both costly and difficult to organize.

Benefits of Buying Cargo & Trunk Liners and Other Aftermarket Accessories Online

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:37:24 -0600

When buying new parts for your automobile, you are often given the choice between Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) or Aftermarket parts. Many people assume that the OEM parts are the better choice since they come directly from the manufacturer. Furthermore, some are even so misguided as to think less expensive aftermarket parts may be poorer-quality parts, but this is simply not the case. The best thing about purchasing aftermarket products is that they are available online so you can access product information, compare and select the right products, and make online purchases just by the click of a mouse. Furthermore, many aftermarket parts are actually upgrades to OEM parts, adding durability and style to your vehicle, above and beyond simply replacing an original part with the same stock product.

Auto Transport - ELD Big News

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:36:02 -0500

Car haulers, this subject already sounds pretty familiar to every motor car carrier that's thinking long term in the industry. Here are some insights you need to know directly from FMCSA about the ELD rule:

Making the Most of Your Vehicle's Towing Potential

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:37:36 -0500

If you plan on investing in a trailer hitch then take some time to determine what type you need and why it will benefit you. Here are a few tips to help you select the right one for your needs.

3 Benefits of Flatbed Trucking

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:11:25 -0500

Flatbed trucking is a practical option to transport the large, bulky goods that need the open space of a truck trailer or need to be lifted by a forklift or crane. Some of the common items to transport include plumbing supplies, machinery, airplane wings, lumber and cars.

8 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Freight Forwarder

Tue, 30 May 2017 20:43:00 -0500

As far as international freight forwarding goes, you may want to look for the right freight forwarder. Actually, you are going to choose a partner who will help with your business matters. Given below are 8 tips that can help you choose the right freight forwarder. Read on to know more.

DAF Trucks: The Dutch Spirit Inside of the American Enterprise

Tue, 30 May 2017 08:56:57 -0500

Good fortune in business is not accidental, it is always reasonable. The history of DAF Trucks brand development shows that bankruptcy is not an end but rather a new beginning.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Nissan Navara

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:32:25 -0500

The new 2017 Nissan NP300 Navara is truly a game-changer when it comes to the pickup market. We answer a few frequently asked questions around the Navara.

Trucking - Lower The Load

Thu, 04 May 2017 15:20:16 -0500

Have you ever thought trucking as business option? Well, if not, give it a try! It is one of the most recent and trendy business that many startup companies are switching or opting for. Not only companies but also individuals and families are introducing their own trucking company. Are you in the race?

Choosing a New Radio For Your Semi Truck

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:06:36 -0500

Take the guesswork out of installing a new radio in your semi truck. Heavy duty stereos with plug and play installation for your Freightliner, International, Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt, Volvo and Western Star.

A Simplified Guide for Buying Used Refuse Trucks for Your Business

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:09:59 -0500

A used refuse truck can be a great investment for businesses looking for a better model for a lower price. Read on to find more about finding the right deal for your needs.

Quick Guide for Buying Refurbished Container Delivery Units

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:15:50 -0600

Looking for container delivery units? There are many refurbished models that can be purchased at a much lower cost. Read on to find the aspects that matter!

Getting Used Refuse Trucks - Check This Smart Guide

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:17:47 -0600

Looking for automated side loader refuse trucks? Used models might fit the budget without a massive investment. Read on to find more details.

Choose the Most Reliable Kenworth Trucks

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:01:46 -0600

Kenworth trucks are one of the world-renowned names in the truck industry that offer the uncompromised quality of its commercial vehicles. Kenworth truck is the most reliable company whose trucks are very well designed by its engineers to meet the required challenges ahead on the road. Kenworth made its name in the vehicle industry way back in 1923, and till now the Kenworth trucks have lived up to its customers' expectations.

Inspection Checklist When Buying Used Trucks

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:42:48 -0600

It is not easy to buy a car since there are several important things to consider. Of course, you would not want to buy a car that entails costly repairs.

Quick Guide for Buying Used Roll Off Trucks

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:09:11 -0600

If you are looking for a roll off truck, a used model might be a good idea instead of a new one. Read on to find the tips and ideas for buying the right one.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Differences Between Truck Maintenance and Car Maintenance

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:06:15 -0500

If you are new to owning both a car and a truck, keep in mind that their factory maintenance schedules will differ. Proper automotive maintenance is mandatory to keep a vehicle in optimal condition for a long time.

Smart Shopping Tips for Used Trucks

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:27:40 -0500

Every day, tons of Americans rely on used trucks for work, travel, and family transportation. Buying new is tempting, but buying pre-owned can save money if you know what to look for.

What Is in a Brake Kit?

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 07:04:51 -0500

Buying a complete hardware brake kit will give you everything you need to get your brake system back into order. Knowing what you need when you have a problem should be easy with the correct brake kit. Braking systems consist of many components and the system as a whole can be described as a safety component in a vehicle. A normal road-going family car will need a different braking kit as to a race car. So would trucks and trailers that endure dusty and wet conditions or a performance car that is driven on the occasional track day.

New Trucks Offer Four-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive for Icy Conditions

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 06:46:33 -0500

Many new trucks have state-of-the-art traction control systems that keep you on the road in icy conditions. What's the difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive?

What Are the Benefits of Jost Components for Your Truck and Trailer?

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:33:59 -0500

Jost components are one of the most preferred brands of truck and trailer parts in the world. There is a wide range of Jost components that are manufactured for trucks and trailers, but what are the benefits of it for your truck and trailer?

What Are Jost Equipment?

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:32:29 -0500

Jost is renowned in the trucking and trailer industry and has been the leading manufacturer of components for commercial vehicles. The Jost company started in 1952 with a strong belief in flexibility, technical know-how, entrepreneurial action and building a close relationship with its staff. The range of Jost equipment include Landing Legs, Fifth Wheel Couplings, Towing Hitches, Towing Eyes, Hubodometers, King Pins and various other Jost components.

How to Choose the Right Suspension Lift Kit for Your 4x4 Vehicle

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:15:46 -0500

If in case you have made up your mind to give a brand new look to your 4x4 vehicle, it is imperative that you just carry out some modifications to it so as to increase its performance and raise its ground clearance. Furthermore, if you want to discover your car's off-road capabilities, then it is important that you decide on installing suspension carry kits. Once you install these kits, you'll be able to raise the height of the vehicle with the intention of taking your vehicle's performance at its peak, have a bigger floor clearance, and the competencies to accommodate better wheels and tires.

The Most Popular 25-Tonne Tipper Trucks in India

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:36:58 -0500

Tipper trucks have the capacity to carry the heaviest of loads while traversing through harsh terrains and tough conditions. Listed below are the most reliable vehicle brands in the 25 tonnes gross vehicle weight category.

Trucking Company Lease Purchase Programs

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 06:30:27 -0500

Trucking Company Lease Purchase Programs appear to offer a tremendous benefit to truck drivers. New truck drivers in particular are targeted. The offer of a driver being able to own their own truck oftentimes with zero down payment and no credit check can be extremely tempting to many drivers. Undoubtedly, some drivers benefits from these programs. However, many more have been ruined both financially and professionally.

The Advantages of an Air Suspension

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:50:00 -0500

If you're searching for a new or used truck and trailer, it's likely you've seen air suspension on the standard or optional features list. It's also likely you've heard negative remarks about the feature especially concerning its long-term reliability. Of course, winter is here, which means freezing temperatures, muddy roads and some slipping and sliding on your morning commute. If you're on the fence about whether or not to get an air suspension system for your trucks, here are a few advantages to help you decide.

Importance of Installing Toolboxes in Utility Vehicles

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:16:13 -0500

Are you thinking of going on a vacation of late in your utility vehicle? Believe it or not, there are many things to consider before you think of starting-up with this daunting task, which may include installing handy accessories like toolboxes, ladder racks, trays, roller drawers, rubber mats, and more.

Hot Shot Trucking - What Time Is Class?

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:13:56 -0500

Hot Shot Trucking gets its name from the days of prohibition, back in those days there was "Hot Shots" who modified their cars or trucks to run illegal alcohol across state lines. They needed to be fast and get the job done quickly. Many people have been introduced to Hot Shot Hauling by the US based television show "Shipping Wars" where the cast is booking loads using the online service called Uship.