Gas Mileage Breakdown: How to Get the Best Miles Per Gallon

Gas Mileage Breakdown: How to Get the Best Miles Per Gallon

Fueling a truck for a long haul is quite costly. The trucking industry currently burns about 40 billion gallons of diesel in a year, and drivers play a significant role in this increased gas consumption. The government is already playing its part by introducing new...
Driving in Flooded Areas

Driving in Flooded Areas

If at all possible, avoid driving through flooded areas. Standing water can be much deeper than it first appears. Many drivers try to drive through water only to find that it is deep enough to pull their wheels off the road or flood their engine. This can mean weaving...

Basic Roadside Emergency Care You Should Know

Being constantly on the road means that you will experience a roadside maintenance stop at some point. With all the unexpected conditions of trucking, an eventual breakdown is something you should prepare for.   Jumping a Dead Battery You may have jumped a...
A Quick Pre-Trip Inspection

A Quick Pre-Trip Inspection

Pre-trip inspections are a fact of life for over the road truckers. Because they are so common place, it can be easy to skimp on the inspection, but uncovering any damage or issues before you hit the road is a must and will save yourself a lot of time and money. Here...
Why Tire Inspections are Important

Why Tire Inspections are Important

  As it seems with everything in life, tires fail at the wort possible time. Staying in front of problems can save you a lot of time and headache. Every year, truckers put thousands upon thousands of mile on their trucks, and conversely, their tires. Bad tires...
The Importance of Aligning Your Truck

The Importance of Aligning Your Truck

Shredding a tire can be one of the worst feelings while you are on the road, it slows you down and it’s just an overall pain. If you’ve noticed your steer tires getting eaten up a lot faster than they used to, you may want to check your alignment. Not every fleet...