J & W Journal

Big Trucks in the Winter

Tips for Driving Your Big Trucks in the Winter

If you are a truck driver, there’s a very good chance that you will have to drive through snow at some point. This is never fun when you are behind the wheel of a big rig, as it has the potential to be very dangerous. However, when you are careful and when you remember the […]
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What If There Is an Accident?

No one likes to think about getting into an accident when they get behind the wheel. However, the road can be a very dangerous place. Even when you are paying close attention and doing everything right, strange things can happen. You can’t control the other drivers on the road, and you can’t control the road […]
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Troubleshooting the Diesel Engine

Troubleshooting the Diesel Engine

When you drive a diesel truck, you can be relatively sure that the engine is going to keep going for as long as the rest of the truck does, as long as you are properly maintaining the vehicle. However, that’s not to say that you won’t occasionally have problems when you are out on the […]
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Tips for Taking Care of a Diesel Engine

Top Tips for Taking Care of a Diesel Engine

Diesel engines have many advantages when compared to gas engines. They can improve your fuel economy, and because they are durable they can provide you with a much longer life for the vehicle. They work well, and they are very reliable. However, they do need to have proper maintenance if you want them to last […]
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Tips for truck inspections

Top Safety Rules for Truck Driving

Driving a truck, whether you are a freelancer or you work for a company, can be a great experience. You are out on the open road, and you are essentially your own boss. It’s a good way to make a living, and it can actually be quite a bit of fun. However, when you are […]
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maintenance for your vehicles

Tips for Backing Up the Big Rig

Driving a big rig is a big responsibility. You are behind the wheel of a massive, heavy vehicle, and you have to be very careful. You need to be confident when you are driving, and that can be a challenge, even for veteran drivers. Those who are fresh out of school and who are just […]
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truck driving maintenance tips

Inspection and Preventative Maintenance Tips for Truck Drivers

To reduce problems with your truck, and to reduce the chance of an accident, it is very important that you take preventative maintenance and a daily inspection very seriously. Never let it simply become routine and something where you are merely going through the motions. You need to pay attention, and you need to perform […]
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