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Top Tips for How to Protect Your Semi Truck from Salt

Semi trucks look like big, strong vehicles, but road salt is a major hazard during the winter. As if driving in snow and ice wasn’t bad enough, the salt spread to melt ice and make it safer to drive can damage your truck’s transmission, suspension, fuel lines, brakes, and anything made of metal. We will … Read More...

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The Best Freightliner Truck Seats

Aftermarket semi-truck seats are among the most important considerations to ensure the needs of your fleet drivers. Whether searching for bus, construction vehicle, or commercial truck seats or freightliner truck seats, the goal should be to find high-quality, safe products. At Suburban Seating & Safety, you will find freightliner semi-truck seats designed for ergonomic comfort … Read More...

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Roadside Sleeping Safety Tips: Rest Areas and Other Options

When driving your truck from one destination to the next, you will no doubt need to stop and catch a few “zzz”s to ensure you are well-rested and refreshed. Truck drivers have many different options when it comes to finding a place to take a nap or sleep. To help ensure you get a decent … Read More...

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5 Benefits of Investing in Truck Seat Covers

You’ll find many types of truck seat covers at Suburban Seating & Safety. Truck drivers must endure long work shifts, and seat covers help improve their day-to-day experience on the open road. Beyond this most obvious advantage, there are other benefits to covering semi-truck seats in the vehicles of your fleet. Here, we will cover … Read More...

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Four Reasons to Consider Trucking as a Second Career

Let’s face it. Trucking isn’t considered a glamorous career. Parents don’t think about encouraging their children to grow up to become truckers. The last time trucking was portrayed as glamorous was sometime in the 1970s. However, despite the rough exterior of the trucking industry, a job seeker who looks beneath the surface just might discover … Read More...

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Essential Hydration Tips for Truckers

Driving a semi or another big truck is a huge responsibility. Drivers need to be at their physical and mental best when sitting in a truck seat during long hauls. Staying properly hydrated can help your overall health and also ensure you stay alert on the highway.

 

Truck Driver Health vs. Safety on the

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Team Truck Driving Facts and Myths

While many truck drivers enjoy the independence and freedom of riding solo, others prefer the idea of team truck driving. This is when two drivers use the same truck and take shifts. You can effectively maximize driving time, as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) limits activity to a maximum of … Read More...

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Long-Distance Driving Tips to Improve Your Quality of Life on the Road

Being in a vehicle for long periods of time can lead to physical pain, reductions in mental clarity, and exhaustion. It can be even more difficult for truck drivers whose daily routine is to drive long distances for many hours on end. If you’re not careful, inactivity, an irregular schedule, and other factors can negatively … Read More...

Essential Tips for Women Truck Drivers

Truck driving can be an exciting way to enjoy your independence and see many different places. With the demand for truck drivers soaring, women truck drivers are finding many new opportunities in this field. The industry is male dominated, but many women crave the opportunity to travel, be independent, and have the flexibility that driving … Read More...

9 Tips on How to Choose a Truck Driving School

Starting a truck driving career as a truck driver can be fun, rewarding, and exciting. If you are interested in becoming a long-haul trucker, you will need to decide how you will go about obtaining your CDL and where to go to truck driving school.

 

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You most likely will have tons of questions … Read More...