Truck drivers know they have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country so following truck driver safety tips is a must. Stay safe on the road with these quick and easy safety tips.
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The job requires caution, concentration and expertise. Truck drivers must be aware of their truck, wildlife, and other motorists on the road and remain aware of the truck’s cargo. Because of heavy or dangerous cargo, a mistake could have major consequences.
Truck driving consistently ranks as one of the “10 Most Dangerous Jobs”. Over 85,000 injuries and 411,000 accidents involved large… Continue reading
Don’t let your engine cooling system be the reason your truck has a problem! Engine cooling systems protect engines and keep them working at the most efficient temperature. Use these quick and easy tips during your day to keep engines running cool.
Coolant (antifreeze) helps protect the engine from rust, corrosion and overheating. Just like the rest of your truck, heat negatively affects the engine cooling system. It is important to keep your cooling system in good working condition. Luckily, engine cooling system issues are easy to spot, fix and prevent.
Engine Cooling System Overview
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Summer truck battery maintenance is a must. It is a common misconception that winter weather is harder on batteries than summer weather. Warmer temperatures increase battery capacity, making it easier to turn over the engine. However, warm temperatures speed up the rate of deterioration. Stay on top of summer truck battery maintenance with these tips.
Before getting into the tips, here are a couple of keywords and definitions:
Sulfation Definition: High temperatures increase the rate of sulfation, which is the build-up of lead sulfate crystals. Lead sulfate forms naturally on both electrodes when the battery discharges. The lead sulfate easily… Continue reading