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It’s important for all drivers to be aware during this season, but big commercial truck drivers have an extra level of responsibility, as they are in control of very large, powerful vehicles. Here are some winter safety tips for transporters to assist you with remaining safe. Allow Yourself Extra Room Because the stopping distance on…

New to driving truck? You’ll quickly discover there’s certain basics that each driver should have in their cab. Here’s a few of must-have things to keep in your cab: First-Aid Kit In case you’re driving for a company, most of the time there’s already a first aid kit somewhere in there. However, these tend to…

FAQ

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What should I do if my truck starts to overheat?
AIf your truck overheats for a long period of time, it could damage your diesel engine. Turn off the engine and do not attempt to check the fluid level in your radiator by yourself. It is best to get your vehicle towed to a heavy truck repair facility for immediate service.
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Do I need to get a CVIP Inspection for my vehicle?
AThe Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) is required by British Columbia Transportation for truck-tractors, light trucks, commercial truckers, trailers, semi-trailers and buses. We provide certified CVIP inspections for all models of heavy trucks and our licensed technicians will make sure everything is working as it should.
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How often should tires be rotated on a heavy truck?
AYour truck tires should be rotated every other oil change, or every 6000 miles. Neglecting to rotate truck tires is a major cause of premature truck tire wear.
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I need to replace a burned out fuse, what should I do?
AAlways replace burned-out fuses with ones of the same amperage (printed on the fuse) and note that if a fuse keeps on blowing, you should have the truck checked professionally by one our diesel truck electrician.

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