Trucking Essentials: Top 10 Things Every Truck Driver Needs

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Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or brand new to truck driving, there are things you’ll want to always keep on hand. When it comes to trucking, your cab is your home on wheels. While this career gives you the freedom of the open road, it can be limiting if you don’t have the right equipment available to you. To ensure … Read More

How to Prepare Your Diesel Truck For Canadian Winters

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It’s that time of year once again. The Vancouver heat waves are a distant memory and now it’s time for rainy days and frosted windows. As 2021 in Vancouver is set to be a snowy one, it’s time to start thinking about the health of your diesel truck. As a diesel owner, you expect your truck to be ready for … Read More

5 Signs Your Truck’s AC Unit is Failing

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As summer has come to an end, your truck’s air conditioning (AC) unit is probably enjoying a well-deserved break. If you were in Vancouver this summer, you know that your truck had to power through some record-breaking heat waves. While the temperatures have started to drop, so does the use of your vehicle’s cooling system. However, you shouldn’t ignore the … Read More

How Much Does Roadside Assistance Cost?

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There is nothing worse than being stranded on the side of the road due to a car breakdown. Whether your engine started smoking or your tire blew on Highway 10, it can be overwhelming, and frustrating being stuck with nowhere to go. Luckily, there is such a thing as roadside assistance. There are a few factors that affect the cost … Read More

Challenges of Winter Driving for Truckers

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Any driver knows that winter conditions are not for the faint of heart. However, while it is difficult enough to drive an automobile through the snow, driving a truck is even harder.   While there is little substitute for long-term trucking experience, simply being aware of the most common challenges that are on the road in the cold season can … Read More

How Often Should You Grease a Semi Truck?

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Even the most experienced truckers wonder about how often you should grease a semi-truck. To make matters worse, there is a lot of conflicting information out there that can make it hard to determine the exact frequency with which you should grease your truck. In this article, we will go over the particulars involved with greasing your truck and will … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Run a Semi Truck in BC?

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Anyone who is involved in the industry knows that trucking can certainly be lucrative — especially when the driving of semi-trucks is involved. However, as true as this may be, there are also a number of costs associated with operating a semi-truck, especially if you have the misfortune of experiencing a truck breakdown or maintenance issue.   In this article, … Read More

6 Ways to Improve Fleet Management

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Anyone who is involved in transportation knows that fleet management may just be the most important component of your business. In fact, even if the business is running smoothly, you may still find yourself yearning for a better way to approach fleet management. The good news is that this “downtime” offers a great opportunity to look up fleet management tips … Read More

5 Most Common Semi Truck Breakdowns

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If you drive a semi-truck, you know how important it is to always be prepared for a breakdown while you’re on the road. While sometimes breakdowns are inevitable, it can help to be aware of the most common type of semi-truck breakdowns so that you can be alert and informed. In this article, we will go over the most common … Read More

Common Maintenance Checklist for Fleets

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Avoiding costly and time-consuming vehicle breakdowns are far easier when you have the right kind of management for your fleet. With this kind of fleet management, you can gain a great deal of peace of mind when it comes to your day-to-day operations. One of the best tools in any fleet management company’s arsenal happens to be a comprehensive maintenance … Read More