Truck Driver Quality of Life

  Whether you haul local, regional, or longhaul many of you may struggle to balance quality of life with trucking duties and obligations. For most, quality of life refers to time outside of a truck. However, even those times can tend to clog your mind with truck related thoughts. Truck drivers spend most of their...

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Service Manager of a Small Truck Repair Shop

If you’re a small fleet owner with a truck repair shop, chances are you’re also the shop service manager. Maybe you are or were a trained technician who got into the trucking business as a sideline. Or perhaps the opposite is true, that is you ran a thriving small fleet, got to know trucks well...

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Highway traffic accidents involving tractor trailers that incur property damages and injury or death are often blamed on the truck or driver whether at fault or not. And more and more we see them resulting in nuclear verdicts. Could this be partly the fault of the public’s all too common perceived notion of truck drivers...

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A Repair Your Shop has Never Encountered Before

A truck arrives at your small repair shop with a problem your people have never run across before. Sometimes it’s a straightforward remove and replace of a failed component. But other times your diagnosis is more complicated. Your shop lacks all the extensive resources possessed by large fleet shops which puts you at a disadvantage....

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