A cracked windshield is a common problem – but its adverse
effects are many.
From the expense to repair or replace a windshield, the time lost when a truck is taken out of service, and the potential safety hazards chipped and cracked windshields cause, chips and cracks can wreak havoc on a trucker’s life. However, there are steps you can take to help prevent windshield chipping and cracking such as using a windshield strengthening solution like C-Bond NanoShield Plus ™.
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Built by: TRUX Accessories | Written by: Josh Foster
Truck drivers love to see a decked out show truck. Other drivers can see the creativity, as well as the off-the-cuff ideas we use. Then they take that inspiration home with them and use it to make their own ride a little more custom. At TRUX Accessories we strive to be more creative with each build, and hopefully inspire the next guy to be a little more original with his customization. At TRUX we live by the mantra “BE ORIGINAL.” You’ll see this emblazoned across our packaging, our website, our business cards, and every show truck we build; Code Blue is no exception.
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Winter is a dangerous time of year for drivers. The reason is fairly obvious. Snow and ice can make some roads difficult to navigate, if not impassable. Throw some altitude into the mix and you have created a potentially fatal challenge that truck drivers often have no choice but to overcome.
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Your truck is more than just a vehicle. It’s your office space, your home away from home, and represents a huge investment. Using the best semi truck productsto keep your vehicle clean and looking its best on the inside as well as the outside not only helps keep you happy and more productive while working, it also makes a good impression on potential customers. The following tips can help your truck to shine during the sunny summer months.
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As a professional truck driver, you take pride in your work, and that pride can be expressed through how you present your rig. You have lots of options to customize with semi truck exterior accessories which can add safety and flair when you hit the road. From cab to wheels, you can give your semi the makeover it deserves to reflect who you are as well as to protect you and other drivers around you. Here are just a few of the exterior truck accessories you may want to consider to add personality to your ride.
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In dark and stormy conditions, driving can become a treacherous task. The ability of your vehicle to illuminate the road ahead is crucial in reaching your destination on time. When selecting semi truck lights, here are a few key features you should keep in mind.
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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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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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With winter fast approaching, it’s important to consider how to care for chrome rims in the winter. Your rig always takes a beating during those salty winter months, but with the right knowledge and products, you can keep them looking and working quite nicely all year round.
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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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