Everything to Consider When Choosing a Diesel Repair Service

Everything to Consider When Choosing a Diesel Repair Service

If you own a vehicle with a diesel engine, you will eventually need a diesel repair service – and you want to work with the best. Diesel engines can get ragged, but with proper maintenance, they will last for hundreds of thousands of miles – so finding the business that does the best work will help your engine go farther.

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5 Trucking Industry Trends for 2022

5 Trucking Industry Trends for 2022

Over the past year, the trucking industry has seen tremendous changes when it comes to the way it  runs and the kind of trucks that are making their way to the market. In the United States alone, the trucking and logistics industry has seen its ups and downs during the year, all of which have affected the overall production and development within this space. There have been many reasons behind the growing changes in this industry, and even more elements have changed the way work in this field is received. Now that we’re a few months into 2022, it is time to look at some of the trends that are likely to surface in the coming year to see how they would truly impact the trucking industry and even the way your truck runs.

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Winterizing Your Semi-Truck: The Complete Checklist

Winterizing Your Semi-Truck: The Complete Checklist

As winter approaches, the days begin to shorten, and the temperatures begin to drop. Although this process may be gradual, it can feel like it happens in the blink of an eye if you aren’t prepared for it. This winter, ensure that you and your semi-truck are ready for the changes that this harsh season can bring about. Follow this checklist to winterize your semi-truck in advance, so that you can have peace of mind later.

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Cold Weather Cabin Checklist for Truckers

Cold Weather Cabin Checklist for Truckers

The crisp, fall air brings with it the likelihood of temperatures dropping enough for truck drivers to experience ice on bridges, sleet, and other dangerous roadway conditions in some parts of the country. As the holidays inch closer and closer, colder weather becomes more of a reality for diesel truck drivers and snow makes its way into the higher elevations and northern states’ forecasts. Roadway conditions can change in the matter of seconds as temperatures drop quickly when the sun goes down and seasoned truckers know all too well what that means for both visibility and overall travel. In 2020, the trucking industry safely delivered 46 million turkeys (an estimated 1.4 billion pounds)–along with all of the sides–214 million pounds of potatoes, 50 million pounds of sweet potatoes, 19 million pumpkin pies, and 80 million pounds of cranberries, to ensure Thanksgiving dinner was complete.

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5 Reasons Why Knoxville is the Ultimate Stop Destination for Truckers

5 Reasons Why Knoxville is the Ultimate Stop Destination for Truckers

Knoxville, TN is a diesel trucker’s paradise! Ok, ok, actual paradise might involve a cold beer in hand and beach waves in the background, but Knoxville is a close second for trucking professionals. According to ATA American Trucking Trends, the trucking industry was responsible for moving 11.84 billion tons of freight in 2019. Due to the shortage of truckers and the increasing prices on fuel, the demand for energy-conscious truckers is higher than ever before. The American Trucking Association reports that the largest factor contributing to the driver shortage is retiring truck drivers who need to be replaced with new hires, which will account for 54% of new drivers. Semi-truck drivers who know how to work the roadways to their advantage, utilize technology, and find the best stops for their rig will be the most successful in this evolving era for trucking.

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