A cargo carrier can be a vehicle accessory that will greatly increase the amount of cargo and personal items that you are able to transport in your vehicle. However, it is easy to be slightly intimidated by these attachments when you use them for the first time. Ensure Your Cargo Carrier Is Aerodynamic The aerodynamics of the cargo carrier will be an important factor to consider when you are evaluating potential cargo carriers for your vehicle.
19 April 2021
Do you run any kind of trucking business that uses large semis to get the job done? If so, when is the last time you added a semi to your fleet? If it's been a long time, your current fleet might be missing out on some of the latest leaps forward in fuel efficiency for the trucking industry. Today, there are semis like the Cascadia Evolution and others that place great emphasis on providing drivers and trucking companies with better fuel economy than what was typically available in the past.
10 August 2020
Most people are well aware of the fact that they need to pay special attention to their vehicle's tires during the wintertime. However, it is just as important to keep an eye on your times during the summertime as well. During the summer, you are more likely to go on road trips and long drives, which means you need to examine your tires more frequently. Here is a look at how the warmer temperatures can negatively impact your tires and what it can mean for you and your safety.
5 June 2019
If you are a truck driver who is an owner-operator, then you might want to do what you can to prepare for the summer months. These are a few things that you can do that can help you prepare for the warmer season. 1. Have Your Truck's Air Conditioning System Checked Out Of course, you probably already know that checking your semi-truck's brakes, tires, and more is a good thing to do before hitting the road on jobs this summer.
7 July 2018
Did a recent fender bender leave you with collision repairs? Do you now have a dented bumper? If so, you'll most likely be looking for ways that you can remove the dent and return your bumper back to normal. There are a few ways that you can fix a dented bumper, some of which you can do yourself. Paintless Repair Method The old way to fix a dented bumper was to to use filler material.
30 October 2017
If you have not yet signed up for an emergency roadside assistance membership, now might be a great time to do so. To help you understand why it is so important for drivers to have this type of coverage, you will want to check out the following benefits. This way, you will be able to see just how important it would be to have this type of plan to cover you when you are out on the road.
18 June 2017
If you're considering the purchase of your first new truck in several years, you may be surprised at what seems to be an uptick in purchase prices. As truck makers utilize more and more technological advances (like ultra-light, but strong aluminum bodies and fuel-efficient displacement on demand engines), the manufacturing cost of these trucks continues to increase. However, one way to significantly lower your purchase price can be to purchase a "
8 June 2015
Age is an inevitable part of life and the same rings true for the numerous parts that make up your vehicle. But while your car's wheels can soldier on for years on end, the same can't be said about the rubber bits wrapped around them. Your car tires are designed to last for only a few years. However, most people are so focused on wear bars as an indication of tire life that other signs of aging are typically ignored.
11 May 2015
Commercial truck drivers may travel more than 100,000 miles each year, delivering goods from place to place for individuals and businesses. Even without involvement in an accident, the exterior of the truck can start to show its age in the paint finish. Since your used commercial truck acts as a mobile billboard for your business, it is important to select a vehicle with the best paint job possible. If you do find an otherwise perfect truck on the lot, you may want to include a paint job in the purchase budget upon spotting any of the following problems.
8 April 2015
When you're stuck on the side of road because your car is suffering from a dead battery, empty gas tank, or even accident-related damage, few reassurances bring as much comfort as the knowledge that help is on its way. Every vehicle owner should invest in some type of emergency roadside service -- but what are your options, and how do they stack up against your future needs? Here are some of the primary sources of roadside assistance to consider.
2 April 2015