• An Everyday Routine to a Better Life

    Posted September 2, 2019 by David Thomas


    A healthy body is your greatest treasure. So, it is essential to follow a lifestyle that will help your body become stronger and healthier. Nowadays, most people get sick at a very early age. It is not possible for every Read More...

  • Beating The Blitz - lights

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk

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    By Tom Quimby You don’t want to be this guy. His truck sits inside the inspection barn in Sneads, Fla. as a Florida Highway Patrol trooper looks up and sees that three of the marker lights on top of his rear trai Read More...

  • Beating The Blitz - Tires

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk


    While brake issues land more trucks with out of service violations than any other component, tires and wheels are close behind. During last year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Read More...

  • Beating The Blitz - Brakes

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk


    A truck sits and waits on costly roadside service along I-10 at the weigh station in Sneads, Fla. While the tractor is fine, the trailer it’s hauling has enough brake violations, including a leaking air chamber, to Read More...

  • Beating The Blitz - Suspension

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk


    Each year during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck blitz hundreds of trucks are placed out of service (OOS) because of suspension violations. Last year alone, roughly 500 trucks were Read More...

  • Beating The Blitz- Steering

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk


    Obviously, a steering system consists of several moving parts that are up against the day-to-day grind of demanding duty cycles that can include rough roads and extreme temperatures. With that in mind, what are some of t Read More...

  • Beating The Bliz CCJ Series

    Posted August 23, 2019 by Tim Schenk


    Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper Bobby Simmons is hunched over in the inspection pit at the Sneads weigh station on I-10 as he grabs the Freightliner’s steering tie rod and checks it for a tight fit. He inspe Read More...

  • DriverLess

    Posted March 1, 2018 by Jerry Frech


    Driverless cars are soon to be allowed in California! In the news today one of the headlines, California is going to allow testing for driverless fully autonomous cars.  How in the world did we jump from the need f Read More...