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Vehicle Underglow Lights

[box type=”shadow”]Underglow lights are neon lights attached to the undercarriage of a car, motorcycle or truck. These lights provide a colored glow under the vehicle and make it appear as if the vehicle is floating. Adding underglow lights is a popular feature on customized cars. Underglow lights are sold in…

DOT Trucks Specifications

[box type=”shadow”]The U.S. Department of Transportation, via the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, regulates most commercial trucking in the United States, while allowing individual states and jurisdictions to set truck regulations on most state roads. All large trucks which includes the Interstate system and hundreds of other U.S. highways, must…

Finding Work With a Diesel Dually and Trailer

If you own a diesel truck and trailer, the work opportunities are limitless. According to Entrepreneur, using your truck and trailer for rubbish or garbage removal provides a low-cost business venture. Additionally, other venues include hauling scrap metal, large equipment, vehicles or hay. Developing a plan for your business helps…

Government Lemon Laws on Trucks

[box type=”shadow”]Lemon laws are put in place by the federal government to protect consumers from buying cars that do not live up to the promise that was made when the car was purchased. These cars fail to meet standards and are considered “lemons.” The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, which is responsible…

Changing Large Truck Tires by Hand

[box type=”shadow”]The other issue involved is that the lug nuts on a large truck are generally harder to loosen than a car’s. In most cases you will need an air impact wrench to loosen the stubborn lug nuts. Depending on the truck you can break the lug nuts loose with…

Highway Safety Rules and Regulations

[box type=”shadow”]Highway laws and regulations include maintenance and traveling through turnpikes, bridges, ferries, rivers and roads. Highway traffic regulations are enforced by highway officers to ensure the general safety of the public. This means following road signs and traffic control devices. Violations to traffic regulations can result in warnings, tickets,…

Cracked Windshield Safety Risks

[box type=”shadow”] The windshield of your car protects you from the elements. If keeps you from being exposed to rain, heat, snow and wind. The windshield acts as a shield against debris and bugs and can even support the framework of your car. Damage to the windshield may present a…

Responsibilities of Railroad Departments

[box type=”shadow”]Since the 1800s, railroads have shipped goods from one end of the United States to the other. Additionally, passenger trains ferry people coast to coast every day of the year. Scenic railways take passengers on limited excursions through countryside known for its natural beauty while intercity rail takes people…

DOT Requirements For a Truck Brake Lining

[box type=”shadow”]The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates the thickness of brake lining and pads in trucks pursuant to Title 49 CFR § 393.47 (Brake actuators, slack adjusters, linings/pads and drums/rotors.) These regulations are located in Subpart C of the parts and…

Safety Audit Requirements of DOT

[box type=”shadow”]The U.S. Department of Transportation regularly audits commercial vehicle operators to ensure they comply with regulations. Attention to detail and thorough record keeping, are the keys to making sure that your business passes each and every safety audit by the DOT. The best way to prepare for a DOT…

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