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Brake Pad Replacement: A Step-By-Step Guide

by Phoebe Trilles on September 6, 2021

Image Source: The brake pads are among the most crucial components of your truck’s braking system. They contact and apply pressure and friction to the truck’s brake rotors —those shiny, metal discs shaped like a flying saucer mounted on the wheel hubs—to slow down and stop the wheels. Once the ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

5 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Fleet Ready for Fall

by Lyn Leoncito on September 2, 2021

Image Source: Trucks and commercial vehicles—if well-maintained—are built to last. They could stay productive season after season if they are properly taken care of. Fall provides fleet managers with the perfect opportunity for truck maintenance. The milder weather during this season allows mechanics, drivers, and fleet operators to do ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

8 Safety Tips for Operating Heavy Equipment

by Alvin Ybañez on August 30, 2021

Almost any worksite that involves construction or earthmoving tasks uses at least one type of heavy equipment. From the trusty ol’ bulldozer to advanced asphalt pavers, heavy machinery has made what was once daunting tasks faster and much more efficient to do. But while they help get work done more ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Truck Driver Shortage: Problems, Causes, and Solutions

by Phoebe Trilles on August 26, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay The trucking industry plays a crucial role in keeping America’s economy moving, especially during this pandemic. Despite the challenges, over-the-road or OTR drivers continue to ply the roads to move goods to their destinations. However, they are not enough to transport over 68% of all freight on ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Tips to Make Your Truck Eco-Friendly

by Alvin Ybañez on August 23, 2021

The trucking industry is the lifeblood that keeps communities around the world humming along, but it does come at a price for the environment. According to a recent EPA study, 29% of greenhouse gas emissions are from the transportation industry, with trucks making up around 23% of that. This is ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Necessary Lubricants that Keep Your Truck in Peak Condition

by Lyn Leoncito on August 19, 2021

For economic fleet operation, trucks and commercial vehicles that deliver dependable and cost-efficient performance are a basic imperative. One important factor that greatly impacts a fleet's operating costs is the fluid or lubricant used to keep vital systems and truck parts running smoothly. Among the essential fluids you should properly ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Truck Stop Dos and Don’ts

by Phoebe Trilles on August 16, 2021

Truck stops play a critical role in helping truckers across the nation work efficiently and effectively. However, not all truck stops are created the same. Some may have all the amenities and services that you need—such as a gas station, restaurant, wide parking lot, showers, lounges, souvenir shops, and more—but ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Commercial Vehicle Battery Testing & Maintenance: A Beginner’s Guide

by Alvin Ybañez on August 12, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay All too often, we only think about our vehicle’s batteries when it’s time to change them. But regular checkups and preventative maintenance can go a long way in extending battery life and ensuring the various devices and systems in your rig are always powered up and ready ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Truckers Share Their COVID Symptoms and Road to Recovery

by Lyn Leoncito on August 9, 2021

Image Source: The pandemic has badly shaken the transportation and trucking sectors. But unlike other businesses that have temporarily halted their operations, the trucking industry had to rise to meet unprecedented challenges and help keep America's economy moving. Most trucking companies have scrambled to maintain operation levels, sending truck ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Understanding Mud Guards: Why They Make a Great Addition to Your Truck

by Phoebe Trilles on August 5, 2021

Mud guards may have nothing to do with your truck's movement. But they play a crucial role when driving on a rocky or muddy road and during harsh weather conditions. Not only can they extend the life of your truck, but they can also directly affect your driving experience. That ... read more

Category: Truck Parts and Systems