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Monday, July 22, 2024

Scale house rock

Open scales are a regular part of our lives. There is simply no avoiding them. Most times, it's a simple matter of driving across the plate, and you're on your way. But there is always the chance you could...

ABS Issue

ABS issues can be a real pain for a driver to diagnose, as there are no "tried and true" methods. All we can realistically do is check for the proper operations of the ABS, but even that is problematic...

Property claims

One claims issue that is seldom talked about but can have a huge financial impact is claims from property damage, such as hitting trees, fixed objects, parked vehicles, bridges, and running over lawns, to name a few. One would...

OD permits

Attached is a screenshot from my dash camera of a load that struck a bridge in North Dakota yesterday. The driver's permit contained an error, and he didn't catch it until his 15 ft high load didn't make it...

Trailer jack knife

A trailer jackknife occurs when the truck reduces speed, but for whatever reason the trailer doesn’t and the trailer tires break traction. It can occur on bare dry pavement, but then it is almost always caused by improper loading...

Truck jack knife

One of the worst situations you can find yourself in is a jackknife. They come on fast, and usually by the time you realize what is happening, it’s already too late to take corrective action. There are 2 different...
Kirk’s Trail Tire Revolutionizes Commercial Fleet Assistance with Atrium Solutions Inc. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Emergency Roadside Service (ERS) Platform Launch Lethbridge, October 21, 2023 - Kirk’s Trail Tire, a leading name in the tire industry, launches Atrium Solutions Inc.’s cutting-edge...

Winter supplies

As winter looms large and ugly, it’s time to move our winter supplies back into the truck.  We’ve covered winter clothing already, but there’s more to winter survival than just warm clothing. This is in no way a full...

Winter work wear

We recently covered the ins and outs of tire chains in preparation for the upcoming winter driving season, so now we’ll go over some other things we need to have in order to have a safe and productive winter. For...

Frostbite

Frostbite is an extremely dangerous and excruciatingly painful condition that occurs during Canadian winters, especially in western Canada, in particular Northwestern Ontario and the prairie provinces, and in the north US. So what is frostbite?  Frostbite occurs when the body...