Drivers have asked me about the spinner knob I have installed on the steering wheel in my truck.After 40+ years of driving, I can say it’s been very useful.
Learn good solid practices for use of the jake brake. Some tips and tricks for getting the most benefit from this stopping tool and utilizing it correctly.
15 essential winter trucking safety tips for driving in snow and bad weather. Winter driving commands a special skill set for professional truck drivers.
Video and instructional guide to shifting an 18 speed transmission, by a 39 year experienced truck driver. Tips and tricks to help with the learning process of shifting.
One of the most important situations a professional truck driver must know how to handle is a jack knife skid.
It is the most deadly situation a truck driver can face.
Knowing what to do and when to do it, is critical.
Safe winter driving tips especially for the professional trucker. Knowing what to do, when to do it is the key to safety on winter roads.
Floating gears vs double clutching. It’s a controversy among professional drivers everywhere!
Floating gears simply means shifting the gears without the use of the clutch.
I personally prefer a truck with a manual transmission rather than an automatic transmission.
I much prefer to control when the truck needs the next gear.
I don’t like the idea of the automatic transmission choosing the gear, when I’m driving.
There are numerous deadly dangers in truck driving jobs. There are so many ways a professional truck driver can get hurt in this profession. I can bet there are some that you didn’t even realize when you were training for your CDL.
It is easy to get seriously hurt or killed in this line of work, if you don’t keep your head on straight and pay attention to the task at hand.
Every truck driver should know the weight of diesel fuel. Learn how to balance fuel weights for proper scaling of a semi truck and trailer. scaling mi truck.
Cornering a big rig is an everyday maneuver for a truck driver. However, it is potentially a dangerous move, if there’s too much speed.