Category Archives: General Tips

Semi Tire Chains vs. Autosock: Which Is Better for Winter Traction?

Maintaining traction on the road is of great importance to large trucks during the winter time. With delivery schedules to keep, it’s best to not let a snowy path cause significant delays. Both semi tire chains and tire socks offer different benefits to help you and your truck stay safe on even the most inclement roadways.
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What Are the Benefits of Using Winterfronts for Semi Trucks?

Cold weather can be brutal, especially on motor vehicles. The most effective tools long distance drivers can use to fight the chill are winterfronts for semi trucks. These insulated covers protect the grill, while retaining heat inside the engine. That adds up to four solid benefits to using these valuable accessories on your truck.
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Holiday Shopping Guide for Truckers

When looking at your list of loved ones to buy gifts for this holiday season, you may wonder, “What is a good gift for a truck driver?” You might consider snacks, a few good downloads of some favorite songs or a nice looking shirt, but is there anything that might really benefit your loved one on the road? The following are some ideas to consider for the truck driver in your life.
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Five Products to Help Long Haul Truckers Stay Alert and Comfortable

Whether you or someone you know is a long haul driver, everyone knows it’s important for all drivers to stay alert and comfortable while on the road. Long haul drivers have a demanding job, so it’s only fair they have the comforts of home while they’re away from loved ones. The following are five products that might help.
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Storytellin’ Truck Drivers

By Larry Pruitt

One thing that is as sure as death and taxes; if you talk to any truck driver for any length of time, you will eventually hear some story about the truckin’ life or some load they have hauled.  Before we go any farther here, let’s just say upfront that some stories are probably pretty much true, but we have all heard stories that have you saying to yourself, “Ain’t no freakin’ way.”  I have been known on certain occasions to not only say it to myself, but also say it out loud – and I should know better, but to no one’s surprise, that doesn’t stop me.
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Winter Driving Essentials for Truck Drivers


Winter can bring a lot of hassles and dangers to truck drivers. As you prepare for winter, there are a few essentials that you should be buying to make trucking in the snow easier and safer. Beyond just reading up on and committing to memory winter driving tips for truckers, you also should consider buying the following items.
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Ultimate Headlight Buying Guide For Trucks

Inferior headlights and improper installation on your big truck can cause a number of problems. The wrong headlights might not illuminate the roadway as well as you would like, causing visibility issues. Poorly installed headlights with ill-fitting hardware might wind up with lights not aligned optimally. Since you encounter a variety of driving conditions—fog, rain, darkness, objects in the road—it’s important to get the best headlights and hardware for your ride. Knowing where to buy headlights is the key to success.
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How To Measure Your Exhaust & Choose Top Stacks

Making your truck look good means you have to add on a lot of aftermarket parts. Most trucks don’t come with all the fancy chrome accessories or even the highest quality parts. Replacing parts and adding some customization can make your truck look and operate better. One common change drivers make is to add top stacks. To do this, you first need to learn how to measure your exhaust, and then you can start looking at the  best semi truck exhaust stacks.
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