Big rigs, also known as 18-wheelers, are designed to make life on the road as a trucker a lot more comfortable. Spending extended periods of time away from home can be rough. But if you’re in the right vehicle, the important job of transporting goods over long distances can be easier because you’ll have all of the essentials you need right in your truck.Read the rest of this entry
Driving your semi in treacherous conditions during the winter, when there’s ice and/or snow on the road, can be dangerous. This is where tire chains can come in handy. By simply putting these chains onto your truck’s tires when you know you’ll be driving on slippery roads, you can get more traction to better maintain control.
The Importance Of Cleaning Diesel Filters
When was the last time you had your diesel particulate filter (DPF) or diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) cleaned? If the answer is “I don’t know” and your truck is older than a 2007 model, it is time to visit a repair shop. If your diesel engine is newer than 2007, here are a few things you should know to extend your filter life and increase your fuel efficiency.
Have you recently purchased an awesome semi truck and need semi truck insurance? Are you not happy with your current semi truck coverage and wondering what to do? Or maybe you’re considering purchasing a new semi and want to know as much as you can before you do? Regardless of your stage in the process, you’re in the right place.
We see them everywhere we go. We see them on the road, on the side of the road, at rest stops, at grocery stores…everywhere. With that being said, have you ever wondered what it looks like inside a big rig? These drivers travel from coast-to-coast, where their 18-wheeler becomes their second home on wheels. To make a big rig suitable for day-to-day living, manufacturers put a lot of thought into building the rig digs to make it comfortable for the driver, on and off the road. They don’t all look the same; the appearance depends on the manufacturer, the decor and taste of the driver, and even additions of luxury for big rig owners.