Total Loss Truck Fire Caused by Loose Trailer Electrical Plug

This is a perfect example of the value of Sure Shim. This poor guy’s big rig was completely destroyed due to an electrical fire. Source: Jason Berne Facebook Post

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Reduce Truck Fire Risks

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. 

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Top 5 Best Trucking Songs

It’s no secret that truck drivers spend a lot of time behind a windshield.  One of the things that will help to pass the time is listening to the radio.  With more options of what to listen to all the

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3 Ways America Depends On Truckers

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

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Finding Sure Shims Just Got Easier

With driver safety at the top of every company and driver’s list you will be pleased to know that you can now pick up sure shims in several truck stops across the U.S.  The next time you stop into a

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Flashing Trailer Lights Are A Thing Of The Past

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

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3 Ways for Truckers to Reduce Stress

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,

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Why Flashing Lights Are the Least of Your Truck and Trailer Issues

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

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7 Truck Driving Safety Tips

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” —

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Sure Shim Increases Life of Truck Plug and Receptacles

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

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