Archive for January, 2016

Trucking Safety Tips: Skid Control and Recovery

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Staying calm and focused during a skid is crucial for control and recovery.

It might seem like we’re inundating this blog with winter trucking safety and maintenance tips lately, but it’s so much better to be safe than sorry in the freight truck world. This one is applicable year-round, even in the most ideal weather conditions — we promise. This week we’re here to discuss skids, how to control them, and how to recover from them, calmly and effectively. (more…)

Winter Trucking Preventative Maintenance to Keep You Running

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
winter trucking preventative maintenance

Treat your truck better than this to keep it running smoothly all winter long

Winter trucking can go one of two ways. One, you’re warm and dry inside your cabin, with all necessities on board and all preventative maintenance taken care of. Or two, you run into one problem after another after another, as a result of lacking preventative maintenance or poor preparation. We assume you’d prefer the former over the latter, and we’ve gathered some tips to keep you safely on the road to your destination, rather than pulled over on the side of that road with a breakdown. (more…)

Winter Truck Driving Safety Tips

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Truck driving can be a dangerous task — especially in the winter.

Truck driving, especially in the icy parts of the United States, during the winter can be dangerous. However, if you keep these winter driving safety tips in mind, you’ll find winter truck driving to be not only safer, but more comfortable. (more…)

Increasing Fuel Efficiency With Smarter Tire Practices

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
fuel efficiency

You can increase fuel efficiency through smarter tire practices

As a truck driver, you’re constantly looking for ways to increase your fuel efficiency. The different ways to accomplish this goal are many, with varying degrees of success. (more…)