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Tips for Driving in the Snow with a Tractor Trailer

February 12, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

We don’t see a whole lot of snow here in Flagstaff—the occasional dusting, sure, but nothing like the blizzards our fellow Americans in the north and Midwest have to deal with. Still, for those of you who are truck drivers, it is likely you go on some long cross-country trips that involve having to drive through snowy and icy weather. Therefore, even if you’re local to Arizona, it’s still worth knowing how to drive in the snow with a tractor trailer, because chances are you’re going to have to do it eventually. With this in mind, here are some tips... View Article

What Are the Most Critical Components of Any Tractor Trailer?

January 25, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re going to hit the road with a trailer in tow, what should your tractor trailer system include? Of course, you’ll need your truck, some fuel and a large coffee for the drive, but what are the most critical components of the tractor trailer? Your mobile tractor trailer mechanic in Flagstaff, AZ is here to tell you what you need. While specifics may vary by trailer or driver, the following trailer features are basic essentials. Don’t leave home without them. The Right Tires Did you know that the right tires can save your life? Keep in mind that the... View Article

An Overview of Transloads, Load Recovery and Load Swaps

December 11, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re looking for a mobile mechanic in Flagstaff, AZ that you can trust for ongoing service and potential emergency situations, it can be helpful to look for other types of services and benefits they provide as well. Three such examples are transloading, load recovery and load swaps. But what exactly are these three services? Here’s a quick look. Transloading Transloading is the process of transferring a shipment off of one mode of transportation and on to another. The most common scenario in which it is used is if a single mode of transportation cannot be used for the entire... View Article

AC Tips for Kenworth Trucks

October 12, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Even though fall is here, there is still plenty of warm weather in the forecast in Arizona and other states in certain parts of the country. No matter when warm weather strikes, you want to be confident that your truck’s air conditioning system is capable of keeping you cool and comfortable while you’re on the road. Unfortunately, air conditioning systems don’t always perform the way they’re supposed to, and you may start to experience some issues and inefficiencies in your system over time. To keep the air conditioning in your Kenworth truck operating the way it should, follow these simple... View Article

Safety Tips for Breakdowns During Dust Storms

July 11, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Different parts of the country have different versions of extreme weather that can arise from time to time. Alaska has temperatures that dip far below freezing in the winter, Florida has lightning storms with heavy downpours and, here in Arizona, we have to deal with the occasional dust storm. The shifting pressure that occurs during the hottest months of the year creates dust storms that can overtake large areas with dense clouds of dust that can take a significant toll on visibility for drivers. These storms can vary greatly in frequency and intensity from year to year, and they can... View Article