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2723 Annapolis Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Archive for November, 2015

Safety Tips for Driving Around Thanksgiving

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Truck Driver Calling Family

Take the time to schedule phone calls with your family while you’re traveling.

Did you know that Thanksgiving Day sees the more traffic on the road than any other day of the year? If you are a truck driver, you may already have known this and are dreading having to drive on this day. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind so that your day is hopefully less stressful and, most importantly, safer!

Thanksgiving Eve

You may be anticipating the high traffic volume on Thanksgiving Day, but make sure to also be extra cautious on Thanksgiving Eve. It’s become progressively more popular to go out for drinks the night before Thanksgiving. This is why restaurants and bars have come to call Thanksgiving Eve “Black Wednesday”, since they make such large sales on this day. If you are driving on this day, keep in mind that there will be drivers on the road who have made the bad decision to drive home while intoxicated. Watch other drivers on the road and keep your distance if anyone doesn’t seem to have total control of their vehicle. Stay alert, and stay safe! (more…)

How to Prepare Your Freight Truck for Winter

Monday, November 16th, 2015
Winter Truck

Make sure your truck is prepared for this winter.

It can be difficult to find time in a hectic driving schedule to perform preventative maintenance on your freight truck. But doing that maintenance now will save you from having bigger problems down the road. If you check that every part of your truck is working properly and up to date, you can ensure that your winter driving will be a lot smoother. (more…)

City Driving Tips for Truckers

Saturday, November 7th, 2015
City Trucking

Driving through a city is difficult and requires more awareness.

Truck drivers are in a constant state of rushing to get products delivered from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible. This kind of pressure means that truck drivers must always be extra careful when they’re on the road, especially when driving through a city. A city provides unique driving challenges to big trucks. The roads are smaller, traffic is heavier, and drivers and pedestrians are in close quarters with each other. A trucker has to be fully alert to make it through a big city while also keeping his time. If you are a new truck driver, here are some helpful tips from the seasoned experts. (more…)

Three Reasons to Choose a Sprinter Van

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Sprinter Van

A Sprinter Van provides high quality, reliable transportation.

If you are moving freight, but it’s not large or heavy loads, you should consider buying or renting a Sprinter Van from Baltimore Freightliner. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans are reliable, sleek, and come with various features. There are several reasons to go with this trusted brand of reliable mid-sized vehicles.

Choose A Van that Suites You

Our Sprinter Vans are available in a wide variety of different sizes and styles. Need something smaller than a bus to comfortably carry 18 passengers? Try the Mini-Bus. Need a chassis that can connect to a larger trailer to pull more weight? Try the Cab Chassis. Need to transport your work crew from site to site? Try the Crew Van. With all the different models of sprinter vans available, you are sure to find a van that it the right size and serves the right function. (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.
2723 Annapolis Rd