• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • YouTube
  • RSS
Toll Free: 800-832-7278
Local Phone: 410-685-4474
2723 Annapolis Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Archive for July, 2022

4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Freightliner Truck

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Freightliner has some of the highest resale value in the market – Freightliner trucks are so good that they keep that value after years of use.

Whether you’re in the trucking business and use your trucks to haul for other people or simply use your own fleet of trucks to haul your own goods or products, you know that the decision to add another rig is a big one. You have to consider the upfront cost of the truck vs the value and capacity that the additional truck adds for your business, and then consider the additional costs of running and maintaining an additional truck as well. Plus, in the midst of considering all of this, you have to decide what type of truck you want and need. Here are four solid reasons that that next truck should be a freightliner.


Top Preventative Maintenance Tips For Your Semi-Truck

Friday, July 22nd, 2022

Having a go-to preventative maintenance checklist can be a great tool to implement into your routine.

For the most part, having a semi-truck stop working properly while you are on the road can be a struggle — and lead to disaster overall. In fact, the importance of having preventative maintenance checks becomes increasingly important for both truckers as well as fleet managers alike. The reality is, conducting systematic checks on your semi-truck tends to be the ebay approach to take to make sure that everything is running as smoothly as possible. Ultimately, having a go-to preventative maintenance checklist can be a great tool to implement into your routine. Here is a super helpful checklist of tips and tricks that can encourage you to conduct proper preventative maintenance on your semi-truck and avoid disaster on the road. 


Maintaining The Health Of Your Semi-Truck Engine

Friday, July 15th, 2022

The engine control unit is the brain that is monitoring your engine and other components of your truck and making sure that everything is running correctly.

In the world of trucking, your rig is the most important tool that you have. Without a truck to drive, you don’t have a trucking career that’s going anywhere. While some truckers exclusively drive fleet trucks owned by their employers, many are owner-operators whose livelihood is intrinsically tied to the well-being of their vehicle. In either case, maintaining your semi-truck, from replacing the parts that commonly wear out to maintaining your truck engine is an important part of the lifestyle of being a trucker. Read on for five tips for keeping your semi-truck engine healthy and running well.


Semi-truck Parts: Most Frequently Replaced

Friday, July 8th, 2022

Brakes on a semi-truck wear out much faster than those on a standard vehicle.

Part of owning and driving a semi truck is maintaining it so that you and everyone around you on the road is kept safe. There are many factors of driving that you can’t control, from the traffic to the weather, but making sure that the most commonly replaced semi truck parts are in good working order on your rig is one that you can. Doing this will keep your rig running well, keep you safe, and help ensure the safety of other vehicles on the road. It is also a good practice, like keeping your truck clean and maintaining a good sleep schedule. Read on for five of the most commonly replaced parts on your truck. 


Semi-Truck Cleaning: Keeping the Interior of Your Truck Clean

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Remove your mats or other portable interior items, vacuuming up the dirt, grime, and crumbs from breakfast sandwiches or other food.

An over-the-road truck driver’s semi-truck should be clean because their vehicle serves as their primary living space. Some truck drivers do not look forward to cleaning duties because they work so hard. However, we encourage you to take pride in your semi-truck and keep it pristine to enhance your space. Here are tips for keeping your semi-truck clean. 


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