Tips for Driving a Heavy-Duty Truck in Windy Conditions

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Driving heavy-duty trucks can often be dangerous due to their large size. Especially when driving on narrow roads or in icy, snowy, and/or windy road conditions. It’s always important to take weather conditions into consideration when driving a heavy-duty truck to have as safe of a drive as possible. Here are some tips to help you complete your drives – … Read More

How to Back Up a Semi-Truck Trailer Safely

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One of the most challenging maneuvers of driving is backing up. However, backing up a semi-truck trailer is a whole other can of worms. If this is your first, second or even third time attempting, be patient with yourself. This maneuver is difficult for both beginner and seasoned drivers alike. Luckily, there are a handful of tried-and-true tricks to get … Read More

Tips For Buying a Battery for Your Semi-Truck

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Managing and maintaining a semi-truck can be extremely taxing. There are routine maintenance schedules to stay on top of, unexpected downtime and problems that need fixing, and the constant desire to keep prices down. With so much to manage, it’s important to choose a long-lasting and reliable battery for your semi-truck in order to power your truck and all its … Read More

Preparing Your Fleet For a Hot Summer

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Seasonal maintenance is a must in the semi-truck industry, particularly when the snow melts and the heat of summer approaches. Having the proper tires, changing your winter oil out, and replacing the hoses and belts are just a few things you can do to prepare your fleet for the approaching season. Neglecting to attend to your fleet as the seasons … Read More

How to Choose the Best Semi-Truck Repair Shop for Your Fleet

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If you own a fleet of semi-trucks, you know how challenging it can be. While some days are smooth sailing, others can be incredibly harrowing and stressful. Unfortunately, that’s the nature of the job. However, just because you own a fleet, doesn’t mean you need to take on the toll of maintaining it. By outsourcing your fleet maintenance to a … Read More

First Time Owner of Diesel Semi-Truck? What You Should Know.

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So, you’ve taken the plunge and invested in a diesel vehicle – or you’re at least considering it. No matter which boat you’re in, you probably want to know what you should expect from your diesel engine, and how to get the most life out of it. Since diesel engines differ from gasoline ones in several ways, it’s important to … Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Your Semi-Truck’s Brakes

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The semi-truck is the workhorse of the commercial world, but it needs to be cared for if you want to get the most out of it. Your semi-truck brake system is one of the most important parts of your truck. If it isn’t working properly, you could be in for a world of trouble. Your brakes allow you to stop … Read More

How Often Should You See a Diesel Mechanic for Your Semi-Truck?

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A diesel truck requires an experienced, well-trained diesel mechanic to guarantee high quality semi-truck repairs. To reduce your chances of breaking down on the side of the road or experiencing time-consuming mechanical issues during a trip, regular vehicular and semi-truck repair is crucial. That being said, maintenance visits with a standard mechanic won’t prepare your diesel truck in the same … Read More

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