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Archive for September, 2015

Winter Driving Tips to Keep Truck Drivers Safe

Friday, September 25th, 2015

With fall now upon us, we are quickly approaching the winter season. With winter comes ice and snow, and with it, dangerous driving conditions. It can be bad enough combating winter driving conditions in a standard-sized car, but add in the several extra tons of a semi-truck, and it’s easy to run into trouble! Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star would like to share some safe winter driving tips that truckers everywhere can benefit from and reduce their risk of being involved in an accident.

Winter Trucking Safety

Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star would like to share some safe winter driving tips that truckers everywhere can benefit from and reduce their risk of being involved in an accident.

Safe Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

  • Slow down

It’s always tempting to speed up to try to cut some time out and meet your deadline, but a few seconds saved isn’t worth your life. Remember to never drive faster than the conditions allow and keep at least a ten second following distance when you’re navigating icy and snowy roads. (more…)

Is It Time to Add a Sprinter Van to Your Fleet?

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Sprinter Vans are some of the most sought-after vehicles by fleet owners due to their reliability, durability, and high-quality designs. However, no single van is one-size-fits-all – you will need to do your research and find out what model will best meet your own unique needs. If you need some help deciding which type of Sprinter Van is the right choice for your fleet, the experts from Baltimore Freightliner – Western Star are here. Read on to discover all about our high-quality Sprinter Vans!

Add a Sprinter Van to Your Fleet

If you need some help deciding which type of Sprinter Van is the right choice for your fleet, the experts from Baltimore Freightliner – Western Star are here.

Which Sprinter Van Suits My Needs?

We have five different models of Sprinter Vans, each one serving a different purpose on your fleet. To help yourself decide which one you need, ask yourself these questions: (more…)

Healthy Living Tips All Truckers Can Benefit From

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

It takes a special kind of person to be a truck driver. You need character, toughness, and a healthy attitude towards life on the road. Trucking is tough, there’s no doubt about it. Working long hours alone on a different schedule than most other people has the potential to lead to some unhealthy habits. Did you know that nearly 9 out of 10 truckers have at least one risk factor (smoking addiction, obesity, hypertension, etc) for chronic disease? If you follow a few simple healthy living tips, you’ll improve your quality of life and live to see another day in the trucking business.

Healthy Living Tips for Truckers

If you follow a few simple healthy living tips, you’ll improve your quality of life and live to see another day in the trucking business.

Tips for Healthy Living on the Road

  • Eat smart!

As a trucker, your diet likely consists of fast food and late-night diner meals. However, eating these often greasy and unhealthy foods can make you drowsy and give you acid reflux and heartburn. Although it takes some extra effort, try packing your own meals in a cooler at least a few times a week and try swapping out the greasy snacks for healthy options, like fruits, veggies, and nuts. (more…)

C.R. England Adds Western Star Trucks to Fleet

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Over the summer, C.R. England made headlines as it plans to add nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to its fleet.

Tenured independent contractors who have lease availability will also have the option for new units. The features the new tractor provides are very exciting for the industry.

Western Star Logo

Over the summer, C.R. England made headlines as it plans to add nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to its fleet.

The Western Star 5700 XE

C.R. England Inc. is one of North America’s largest transportation companies. With a variety of services, Western Star 5700 XE models will allow for operations to run even smoother. This new addition is great for the U.S. economy, as the fleet is manufactured in the United States in North Carolina. Each 5700 XE is assembled by hand. (more…)

Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is an award-winning, authorized dealer for new and used medium-duty and heavy-duty Freightliner and Western Star trucks and Sprinter Vans. We also provide expert service repair for Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Mercedes-Benz engines.
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