How to Prepare Your Rig For Harvest Season

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Harvest Season

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 »

Preventing Cargo Theft

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Preventing Cargo Theft

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:

Keeping Corrosion at Bay

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Keeping Corrosion at Bay

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 »

Dangers of Overloading Your Truck

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Dangers of Overloading Your Truck

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:

Ideas for Fleet Improvement: Part 3

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Ideas for Fleet Improvement Part 3

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.

Ideas for Fleet Improvement: Part 2

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Ideas for Fleet Improvement: Part 2

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 »

Air Springs: Common Problems

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Common problems with air springs

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 »

Don’t get left behind; Embrace fleet technology

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fleet technology

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 »

Thank A Trucker During Appreciation Week!

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September 13th kicks off Trucker Appreciation Week 2015. This is the week we honor professional truck drivers nationwide for their hard work and dedication as they tackle one of the most demanding jobs. Make sure to say a huge “thank you” to the truckers in your life for not only working hard, but also sacrificing… Read more »