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Archive for August, 2017

How To Drive In The Fall Season

Friday, August 25th, 2017
How To Drive In The Fall Season

While the summer itself brings a lot of rain, the Fall season comes with a change in weather conditions.

It went by in a hurry, but the summer season is coming to an end. While the summer itself brings a lot of rain, the Fall season comes with a change in weather conditions. This can make for a slight adjustment period in terms of driving, as you have to prepare for the change. Always use safe judgment, and make sure to follow these tips. (more…)

How To Avoid Road Rage

Friday, August 18th, 2017
How To Avoid Road Rage

There will be times where you become increasingly frustrated with other drivers, so you need to understand the best ways to combat it.

We’ve all had those moments on the road, where you become frustrated with other drivers to the point that it makes you think irrationally. The proper term is known as “road rage,” and it can be extremely dangerous. As the driver of a truck, you should never engage in road rage, or anything closely related to it. You have a job to do, and you’re also controlling a wide load. However, there will be times where you become increasingly frustrated with other drivers, so you need to understand the best ways to combat it. (more…)

How To Make Your Truck Your Own

Friday, August 11th, 2017
How To Make Your Truck Your Own

To make things feel a little more like home, consider adding some personal pictures or elements that will make your area feel better.

Many workers in the U.S. work from 9-5 at a desk in front of a computer. At their desk, they have pictures of family or little souvenirs that they like to showcase. Instead of that lifestyle, you’re constantly working more hours, and the drives can be grueling. Not only that, but you also won’t have as much time with your family due to the trips. While there are some benefits to the trucking lifestyle, the one downside is your distance from those closest to you. To make things feel a little more like home, consider adding some personal pictures or elements that will make your area feel better. (more…)

Daimler’s Detroit Connect Portal

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Daimler’s Detroit Connect Portal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced significant upgrades to their Detroit Connect system. These upgrades are important, as they’ll give drivers added safety and extra information while on the road.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced significant upgrades to their Detroit Connect system. These upgrades are important, as they’ll give drivers added safety and extra information while on the road. DTNA said that fleets with the new Cascadia and Detroit engines will have access to engine control later on this summer. There are a few reasons why this system will benefit drivers, and each one will make the process of driving easier. (more…)

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