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3 Ways to Save Fuel

June 10th, 2019

 

Here are three ways to help you conserve your fuel.

With a large commercial semi truck and long hours on the road, fuel consumption can really add up. But did you know that there are a few simple tricks to help you save fuel and save money? Here are three ways to help you conserve your fuel.

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How a Commercial Truck Differs from a Car

June 3rd, 2019

 

Aside from the sheer size difference, commercial trucks have several key differences from a normal car. Especially if you’ve never learned to drive a semi truck before, you need to make sure that you know what new things to expect when you get behind the wheel.

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Mistakes to Avoid for the Rookie Truck Driver

May 27th, 2019

When you’re considering a career as a trucker, you may find that getting the information you need to start can be difficult. While there are many, many people who have made a successful and rewarding career out of trucking, there are many more memorable stories of truckers who have quit. Trucking can be an incredibly dangerous and challenging job, and if you walk into it unprepared, you are very likely to find yourself overwhelmed. With that in mind, we’ve put together some of the most commonly made mistakes and how to avoid them.

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3 Perks of a Career as a Trucker

May 20th, 2019

There are several benefits to having a career as a truck driver, and here are three of the main perks.

If you are new to trucking or have been thinking about starting a truck driving career for some time, then it is a great choice. There are several benefits to having a career as a truck driver, and here are three of the main perks.

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Do This Before Buying A Used Truck

May 13th, 2019

Make sure that you get a truck that is in good condition.

Purchasing a truck can be a tough decision, and if you chose to look for a used one, then you want to make sure that you get the best quality that you can. Buying a used truck is a great investment as long as you make sure that you don’t get ripped off. So to make sure that you get a truck that is in good condition, here are a few things that you can do.

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How to Handle Road Rage

May 6th, 2019

Some might say that we live in a tense and angry world these days. Whether or not you agree, it’s more than likely that you have seen that come out in angry drivers on the highway. One car goes too fast or too slow or turns an unexpected way, and there’s honking and swearing. But the trick with road rage is that it’s a mind game. If you know how to avoid getting sucked in, then you’ll enjoy a much more peaceful time on the road.

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Maintenance Guidelines for Owner-Operators

April 29th, 2019

We’ve put together a list of our top maintenance tips for keeping your truck running excellent no matter its age.

As an owner-operator of your own trucking rig, knowing how and when to DIY can make all the difference in your career. Not only can it make your job more profitable if you’re spending less money on in shop repair, but it can help ensure your truck lasts longer. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of our top tips for keeping your truck running excellent no matter its age.

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New vs. Used: What is the Best Choice for Your Next Freightliner Truck?

April 22nd, 2019

Here are a few things to consider to help you decide what will work best for you.

Getting a truck is a pretty hefty investment, and it can be a split decision of whether to buy new or used. There are definitely pros and cons to both options, so here are a few things to consider to help you decide what will work best for you.

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Tips to Stay Awake for the Long Haul

April 15th, 2019

 

Here are a few ways to keep yourself alert on the road.

Trucking is all about finding ways to endure those hours on the road. No matter how dangerous you know falling asleep behind the wheel is, it can be hard to resist when you have nothing else to do. But here are a few ways to keep yourself alert on the road.

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What You Should Do If You Truck Breaks Down

April 8th, 2019

It happens to the best of us. You could be driving along and get a flat or your engine stalls. But in this worst-case-scenario, you can prepare by remembering the right safety guidelines to make sure that you can get back on the road.

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