Flying Transport Wheel

One First Hand Experience A veteran long haul truck driver we spoke with related this experience: “I had loaded 40,000 pounds of rice in bags into the trailer and set off for Toronto. Rice is very easy to haul as it stacks low and heavy in the trailer and resists movement in transit. I could...

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Descending Steep Grades Loaded

  Hauling in mountainous terrain one can enjoy scenic vistas all around. The view is often spectacular. But it can and will be dangerous if you don’t manage your speed to match the load. One veteran driver we spoke with related his first experience with downhill peril.   Story Time “I learned how to drive...

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Avoiding Costly Roadside Breakdowns

Story Time A driver we spoke with related an all too common complaint which he experienced. “I was working for a dedicated regional automotive parts carrier, a medium size not so new fleet of tractor trailers in Ontario, Canada. I picked up my load near Toronto and set out for Detroit, Michigan. About three quarters...

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Triage for Maintenance and Repair Shops

  Show up at almost any hospital anywhere with an emergency or a health complaint and you will be directed first to a triage nurse who will check your vital signs, listen to your problem and judge where to send you next. That may be to the ER, but often it turns out to be...

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