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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Written by: Scott Julian of XK Glow
When your headlights aren’t aimed properly, you know it! It’s tough to see when driving at night or you are consistently getting flashed by oncoming traffic because you are inadvertently blinding other drivers. Many factors come into play with your headlight alignment such as an accident, wear on suspension components over time, or you just installed new XK GLOW LED bulbs. Whatever the case may be, checking and adjusting your headlight alignment will be beneficial to both you and everyone else out there on the road.
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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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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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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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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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Just like almost everything in life, when it comes to tie-down straps you have a number of options. How wisely you choose can spell the difference between riding down the road with a secure load or watching your goods spilling out onto the highway. If you operate a big rig or a flatbed trailer or a moving van you will no doubt need to secure a valuable load from time to time. Fortunately, there are many excellent products out there to help you keep your items safe and secure. In short, using the best hardware for your cargo will give you the best chance for success.
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You need the right trucker accessories to keep your rig in top shape, ensure your own comfort and handle unexpected situations. Before you hit the road again, make sure you stock up with these eight essential accessories.
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With brutal winter conditions possible in many parts of the country, drivers need to be prepared. That goes double for commercial truck drivers powering through bad weather over both short and long distances., Snow tire chains have been a classic vehicle accessory for driving in ice and snow, but AutoSock is an innovative traction solution that prevents spinning tires, wheel slippage, fishtailing and other weather-related road hazards. AutoSocks for trucks is an efficient and safer alternative to tire chains, offering five unique benefits for owner-operators, drivers and fleet managers.
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