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Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Archive for April, 2021

3 Reasons to Visit a Sprinter Van Body Shop

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Here are three reasons to visit a trusted sprinter van body shop.

Sprinter vans perform some serious heavy lifting in all kinds of industries. Whether you use your vehicle to transport people, supplies, or tools, your sprinter van likely serves a few different simultaneous functions. Many companies use their sprinter vans to haul goods and act as billboards on wheels, and a good-looking company vehicle can speak volumes about your business. A reputable team of repair professionals is invaluable. Here are three reasons to visit your trusted sprinter van body shop:


When to Replace Your Truck’s Brake Pads

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Everyone who owns a vehicle knows the importance of brakes, but brakes on a truck are a very different system than what you’d find on your average car. Truck braking systems rely on air rather than hydraulic fluid, which makes them much more reliable since they can never leak or run out of fluid and lose effectiveness. This doesn’t mean they last forever, however. Even air brakes can wear over time because of the strain of stopping the tremendous weight of a tractor-trailer. This is especially true of the brake pads and rotors. Read on for signs that you need to add brake pads to the shopping list when buying truck parts. The safety of your rig is at stake.

Your truck’s brake pads won’t last forever. Here’s how you can tell it’s time for a replacement.


Important Considerations When Buying Truck Parts

Friday, April 16th, 2021

You can’t live the life of a truck driver without having to buy truck parts. Shopping for the parts you need or want is just a part of the profession. But it’s not always easy to know which parts to buy, or where to buy them from. Ultimately, it’s up to you—the consumer—to make these decisions. Still, we’ve laid out a few considerations you ought to keep in mind next time you purchase parts.

Sooner or later, you’ll be in the market for some new truck parts. But how do you know which ones to choose?


The Right Age to Become a Truck Driver

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Every year, countless thousands of Americans try to get into a career in truck driving. This is no surprise. There is so much to love about the profession—from the freedom, to the adventure, to the compensation. But one question we often hear from people who are interested in truck driving is this: am I too old to become a truck driver? Today, we’ll teach you what you need to know about the right age to become a truck driver.

There’s no such thing as being too old to become a truck driver. Here’s why!


How to Pass Your CDL Exam

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

There’s a world of reasons why you might want to become a truck driver. But there are a few hurdles you’ll have to jump through before you can get started in your new career. Few of these hurdles intimidate more would-be truckers than the CDL exam. This written exam has been a necessity for truck drivers to pass since 1992. Today, we’ll arm you with the information you need to pass it.

Looking for tips to pass your CDL exam? Start here.


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