Trucking is a great career. While it does come with a few downsides—such as difficulty sleeping or spending periods of time away from home—what job doesn’t? It’s a lucrative profession, and one that allows endless opportunity for domestic travel. If it sounds like something you’d enjoy, it could easily be the right career for you. Today, we’ll explain where to start a trucking career.
Archive for December, 2020
Truck driving is by nature a dangerous profession. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to boost your safety when on your route. Part of being a safe truck driver is being well aware of the hazards that each season poses. Some safety tips are always relevant; others are only seasonal. Now that the winter solstice has come and gone, we thought we’d take this opportunity to present you with a few safety considerations for truck driving in the snow.
Selecting the right truck parts can pose a significant challenge. But getting the perfect truck can be even harder. For many people, used trucks are the best option in terms of availability and affordability. But you have to take extra caution before you purchase one. You want a used truck that will last you for numerous trucking trips across the country. Here are some tips that will help you isolate the used trucks to avoid. When buying a new truck, be on the look-out for these key factors.
The life of a truck driver is always busy, and sometimes you’ll need to pick up new truck parts while you’re on the road. Some would argue that it’s best to buy your parts directly from the original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, but that isn’t always possible. Often, aftermarket parts stand as the most practical solution. But counterfeit truck parts inundate the aftermarket. Here some tips to help you avoid counterfeit parts.
When it comes to truck parts, we can break all of them down into two categories: OEM and aftermarket. OEM is an acronym standing for ‘original equipment manufacturer.’ If you haven’t deduced this already, this means that these parts were manufactured in the same place as your vehicle’s original parts. There’s a pervasive notion that OEM is better than aftermarket parts. But are OEM wiper blades better? Here are our thoughts on the matter.