Life on the road as a trucker can be very unique and financially lucrative. To get this career off the ground and running, you'll need a semi-truck. Even though this is a huge investment, you can make the right selection by keeping this advice in mind. Create a Budget So that you're strategic with how much you spend on this semi-truck and thus don't put yourself in a financial hole, you should prepare a budget before you shop.
21 May 2020
If you have been in an accident, then you want to have your truck looked at by a truck collision specialist. Even if the damage looks minor, there can be a lot of things wrong with your truck that can become problematic right away or after you put more miles on it after the incident. Here are some things that can happen if you don't have your truck fixed after a collision.
11 March 2019
When your car or truck leaves you broken down on the side of the road, you need to know that there is someone that can help. Sometimes you need to be towed to a dealership or service center and other times you just need a little help to get going again. A 24-hour towing service can help with many things to get your up and running and if the vehicle is not running at all, they can help you get it where it needs to be for repairs.
18 April 2018
Learning to drive offers a certain amount of freedom and is almost expected in today's society but many adults never learned these skills or even bothered to get a driver's license. In some cases, they just never needed it or did have the desire to learn. If you are an adult that never took driver's education in school and has never been behind the wheel, there are private driving schools you can attend that will help you learn the skills needed and get you ready to take the driver's test and get your first license.
5 September 2017
If you drive a 2WD truck and would like the opportunity to occasionally go off-roading -- but don't want to purchase an entirely new vehicle -- you're now in luck. There are several accessories you can purchase (and modifications you can make) to help your truck manage all types of terrain. These modifications will still allow your truck to handle well on highways and back roads and remain street-legal. Read on to learn about the various ways you can modify your 2WD truck to allow it to perform at 4WD levels.
24 March 2015
After driving your vehicle for several years, you've fine-tuned your pedal pressure while braking. However, during your last vigorous drive down a stretch of open road, you found your brakes were struggling to slow your vehicle. This is a problem that's known as brake fade. Brake fade can occur for several reasons, so there are several brake service tasks you must perform to eliminate it. However, once you've eliminated your vehicle's brake fade, you can take another audacious drive down the road without fear of being unable to stop.
20 February 2015
Cargo theft is a huge problem in the trucking industry. There were 951 cargo theft reports, with 692 of them being either full truckloads or containers. The load value of the stolen cargo averaged $171,000. These stolen goods are often just the tip of the iceberg of a larger criminal operation. If you own a fleet of trucks from places like Arrow Truck Sales or operate an independent trucking business, it's important to mitigate the risks of cargo theft even though most losses are covered by insurance claims.
8 December 2014
Although most used vehicles have some mechanical issues to fix due to age or wear and tear, you don't want to buy a used car with major structural damage to its bumper. Frame damage in the bumper can cause serious mechanical problems in the engine of a car. In addition, this type of damage isn't always easy to spot, especially if the bumper has a plastic or rubber covering over it that bounces back after another vehicle runs into it.
17 November 2014