Anyone who has been a trucker for many years can probably tell you countless stories about blizzards and icy storms. Especially now, when companies like Amazon rely on truck drivers to make incredibly fast deliveries in two days or less, it’s important for all truckers to know how to keep their trucks and themselves safe in winter storms.
Before the temperatures fall, take these precautions to ensure that your truck will keep you safe and sound.
Check and Double-Check
Before you head out on the road, check that everything on your truck is in great working condition. Nothing drains your battery quicker than cold air and nothing ruins your tires quicker than icy roads. Check that your radiator belts are in good condition and that you are well stocked on antifreeze solution. Make sure you have plenty of wiper fluid and that your blades can withstand potentially freezing rain. For …