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Archive for February, 2024

How to Help Avoid a Truck Accident

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Find out how to avoid a truck accident.

Modern driving on the highway is arguably one of the more dangerous everyday activities of the average person. This isn’t because the highway is especially dangerous, except that we travel at high speeds with a lot of distractions. And even though trucks drive America’s businesses, sharing the road with these humongous vehicles can make driving more dangerous – especially when people don’t drive safely around them. Making our major roadways safe for everyone starts with everyone taking responsibility for the way they drive. Read on for some tips to help drive more safely around big trucks on the road. (more…)

Why Truck Driving is More Dangerous in Cold Weather

Tuesday, February 13th, 2024

Let’s go over some of the dangers of truck driving in cold weather.

We are in the midst of winter, meaning a snowstorm can happen anytime. Harsh seasonal driving conditions pose lots of hazards, even for experienced drivers. That’s why it’s vital to pack proper tools and gear and to ensure safe driving habits are put to good use behind the wheel.

Driving a truck throughout the year requires alertness and diligence, but knowing how to handle a heavy load in winter conditions is another level of skill. Depending on where you are traveling, you may encounter whiteouts, slush, ice, or snow, and those conditions can change rapidly. Let’s go over some of the dangers of truck driving in cold weather. (more…)

Problems With Over-Inflated Truck Tires

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

Here is what happens if you inflate your truck tires too much.

One of the problems with winter is that it can impact the pressure in your truck tires. More specifically, colder temperatures lower the air pressure in your tires, which is why inflating them is so important. With that said, there is such a thing as overinflating your tires, and there are consequences that can come from overinflation. Here is what happens if you inflate your truck tires too much. (more…)

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