Every trucker, from New York to California, needs to take a break every once in awhile. Where you stop often depends on what you need, and obviously where you are on the road.
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Harvest season is rapidly approaching and that means increased traffic on the roads, getting caught behind harvesters and other machinery, and shorter nights. Driving your truck is already challenging, but having to maneuver through this season is even more hectic. You need to make sure your rig is properly prepared for the element that you… Read more »
Cargo theft can occur anywhere and at any time. However, there are preventive measures that can (and should be taken) to help prevent cargo theft from happening to you. Here are a few tips that owner-operators and drivers can take to help keep their loads secure:
The main cause of corrosion is the frequent use of liquid de-icers during the winter months. The battle with ice and snow and keeping roads safe for travel returns every year. The properties that make these chemicals effective in keeping roads clear are the same characteristics that make them so destructive. Here are some tips… Read more »
Overloading trucks is a growing industry problem. It leads to unsafe situations and causes injuries and sadly, even fatalities. Statistics show that improperly loaded and overloaded trucks are among the leading causes of truck accidents. Here are the top dangers of overloading your truck:
Saving time and money is a priority for everyone. This time of year is a great time to evaluate your fleet and implement some new programs that will benefit the fleet, build community and loyalty throughout the year.
As you continue to make changes and evaluate your goals for 2017 as a fleet, take a few minutes to continue the final few items that will assist you in setting goals and implementing changes to build community and a successful fleet that will sustain time and money saving habits and benefit everyone involved. Here… Read more »
An air suspension system is a type of truck suspension that is an engine-driven air pump or compressor, that pumps air into a rubber tube, which will then expand and raise the chassis from the axle. Air suspension systems have two main purposes. First, it’s job is to keep you feeling comfortable so you can… Read more »
We live in a word where if you’re not moving forward with the new advancements, you’ll quickly get left behind. So do yourself a favor and optimize your fleet’s performance and efficiency by embracing and adapting to all the new technology available in the trucking industry. Although the initial investment may be pricey, long term… Read more »
If you’re a driver, then you know without a shadow of a doubt how important safety is. Being safe is what gets you and everyone you’re sharing the road with home at the end of the day. Before you start any job, a pre-trip inspection of your rig must be done. In a time driven… Read more »