I am Craig Davies, the inventor of the Sure Shim Power Plug SAFETY Shim.I am a driver of over 25 years, coming into OTR from the dirt world…I’ve noticed on MANY OCCASION the need for a proper power plug shim that doesn’t fall out, encourage fire, or apply even more pressure to the prongs! I
Here’s our list of truck driver safety pointers perfect for both drivers new to their vehicles and savvy pros looking for a quick refresher. Watch your blind spots Other motorists may not be aware of a truck’s “no zones” — those where crashes are most likely to occur. Common “no zones” include: Off to the
In a trucking group I am in some one recently asked the question: “I have a few different style tractors in my fleet and on some of my soft side curtain trailers the top marker lights flash with the directional’s and four ways but only with some of the tractors.I have some drivers saying it
The purpose of the exterior lights on a semi-truck are safety. When the lights are out or not working properly it opens potential for harm to the driver and other vehicles around them. One of the biggest reasons for lights that are not working or are flashing off and on is a loose connection between
No doubt you have the 10-pound fire extinguish required by DOT and FMCSA aboard your truck at all times. Now how well do you think that will protect you and your 80,000-pound truck from disaster if a fire should occur. Chances are slim that your extinguisher will make the difference in any sort of fire
The trucking industry is vital to every Americans way of life. Not only does the industry employ thousands of people each year they provide crucial connections between where resources are produced and where they are ultimately consumed. The trucking industry delivers the raw materials to numerous manufactures all over the country. These materials are used
There are all sorts of different truck driving jobs because it’s a popular career choice across the nation. Some drivers love the job because they get to travel the nation, others because they are home every night. Whatever your reason, driving can be very stressful and demanding and sometimes doesn’t leave much time for yourself.