We probably see them on the road every day, but it can be easy to take for granted that a freight truck has a specific design where each piece plays a key role. Today we’re getting back to basics. If you have never gotten up close to a freight truck, are new to trucking, or a veteran looking for a refresher, then take a look at a short overview of the parts of a freight truck.
Archive for July, 2020
The Parts of a Freight TruckMonday, July 27th, 2020
How Diesel Fuel Differs from GasolineMonday, July 20th, 2020
Whether you are a seasoned trucker or a regular motorist when it’s time to fuel up, you have probably noticed how diesel fuel is on an entirely different pump at the gas station. This is just one example of the many ways that diesel fuel is completely different from gasoline. Read on to learn more about what diesel fuel is and how it works.
3 Safety Tips for Commercial Truck DrivingMonday, July 13th, 2020
If you are first starting in your trucking career, it’s important to make sure you know the basics of safe driving. A large commercial vehicle can be dangerous on the highway if handled incorrectly, for the driver and anyone else on the road. Here are some tips to help you learn to safely drive a large freight truck.
How to Safely Handle a Truck FireMonday, July 6th, 2020
At the point when you’re out and about attempting to comply with a time constraint, the exact opposite thing you need to manage is the safety danger of a truck fire. These can be grievous to your business and individual safety. Your life and your freight can be compromised. Read on to get familiar with what causes a truck fire, how to forestall them, and what to do in the event that one happens.
Tips for Preventing Eye StrainFriday, July 3rd, 2020
Many professions can cause us to strain our eyes, whether you’re sitting at a computer all day or something we’re much more familiar with: trucking. Eye strain is a serious risk for truckers particularly at night, when the bright lights of headlights, billboards, and signs can provide a heavy contrast that ends up hurting your eyes. Our eyes tend to veer towards anything bright when it’s dark outside, which leaves drivers with migraines and can even cause their eyesight to deteriorate. If you’re worried about eye strain as a trucker, take these tips to heart and do your best to protect yourself.