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Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Archive for October, 2020

Myths About Truck Parts

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

A truck cannot do its job without the right truck parts. As a truck driver, you know this. You need the truck parts that are of the highest quality so that they can go as long as possible without needing replacement. Baltimore Freightliner has one of the widest selections of parts in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. We stock as many as 26,000. We feel as though this qualifies us to speak about some of the commonly held myths about truck parts. Here are a few of the ones we most often see.

Here are a few myths people believe all too often about truck parts.


Distracted Driving and How to Avoid It

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Every truck driver is thoroughly familiar with the importance of safety when on their route. When you’re driving a freight truck, the stakes are much higher than in an ordinary passenger vehicle. Not only are you concerned with your own safety, but you also have to understand how your truck can wreak havoc on others. One of the many threats to personal safety truck drivers have to combat is distracted driving.

Distracted driving has long been a threat to the safety of truck drivers. There was always the radio to fiddle with. Or perhaps you had distracting passengers. Even your thoughts can be a source of distraction. But with the advent of cell phones, this concern is far more pertinent than it has ever been. With this in mind, here are a few tips to help you avoid distracted driving.

With the rise of smartphones, the threat of distracted driving is more pertinent than ever. Here are some tips to avoid distraction on your route.


How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 On Your Route

Friday, October 16th, 2020

While it’s easy to feel as though things have returned to normal, COVID-19 cases have been increasing as of late. As a truck driver, you know that safety is paramount. Even if you aren’t worried about your own health if you contract the virus, you would still be imperiling others on your route. With this in mind, here are some tips to protect yourself from COVID-19 while on your route.

Here are some tips for protecting yourself from COVID-19 while you’re on your route.


Should You Consider Aftermarket Truck Parts?

Friday, October 9th, 2020

If you’re currently in the market for truck parts, you may have heard a good deal about aftermarket parts. But you may not have a good sense of what ‘aftermarket’ means, and whether or not these parts could be a good fit for your needs. Today, we’re going to be giving you the basics of aftermarket truck parts. We’ll define what they are, their benefits, and their drawbacks. Then it’s up to you to choose whether or not they’re right for your truck.

Are aftermarket truck parts the right fit for you?


Western Star Trucks: History and Innovations

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

If you’ve ever driven on a highway, the chances are that you have passed your fair share of Western Star trucks. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company is famous nationwide for its Class-8 tractor-trailers. For over 50 years, they’ve built a reputation for themselves as a manufacturer of comfortable and safe trucks. That’s why you may have heard their products referred to as “trucker’s trucks.” Today, we’re giving a brief history of Western Star trucks.

If you’ve ever driven on a highway, the chances are that you have passed a few Western Star trucks. Here’s a brief history of the company.


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