Archive for May, 2017

The Importance Of Brake Inspections

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
truck drivers

Ensuring the brakes on your truck are properly inspected is crucial for everyone’s safety on the road.

Truck drivers are well aware of the importance of their brakes. As such, most comprehend how important inspecting their brakes are for the longevity of their truck as well as their safety out on the road. In addition, there are brake violations that accompany improper brake maintenance. Out of service (OOS), brake violations can severely halt productivity, efficiency, and uptime which can be extremely troubling to any truck driver. Consider the enormous amount of money that will need to be expended as a result of poor brakes, just from the towing alone. As a result, it is imperative that every truck driver inspects the brakes of their trucks to ensure that they are in working order. (more…)

Proper Repair And Maintenance For Trucks And Buses

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
trucks

Follow protocol for repairing your truck or bus.

As one of the most used vehicles in the world, commercial vehicles are extremely common and widely popular. As a result, understanding the nuances among the various commercial vehicles on the road requires skill and expertise. There are some very crucial distinctions that should always be made when repairing and maintaining specific commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses. Here, we take a look at the differences between trucks and buses as well as the best repair and maintenance protocols for each. (more…)

The Best Way To Check Your Brakes For Safety

Friday, May 12th, 2017
brake

Checking your trucks brakes regularly can be a life-saver.

Every pre-trip inspection includes a detailed brake check. In fact, there are a lot of different factors that go into creating a safe truck to drive. (more…)

3 Surefire Ways You Can Reduce The Chance Of Overheating Your Engine

Friday, May 5th, 2017
engine

Overheating your engine can be dangerous.

Ever been stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic during a hot and humid summer day? Driving in extreme heat can be dangerous to trucks and truck drivers alike. In fact, the temperatures under the hood of a truck are significantly warmer than the outside temperature. As a result, overheating a truck’s engine becomes all too easy if a truck driver is not careful. Being aware of the best ways to reduce an overheated engine is a critical component of truck safety. Here are a few ways to ensure that your engine does not become overheated during the hot summer days ahead. (more…)