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DOT Brake Regulation

[box type=”shadow”]The Department of Transportation-issued regulations detailing requirements for certification of electronically controlled pneumatic brakes used on trains. The ECP brake system, which is a new design, reduces the risk of runaway trains because it continuously recharges the brake pipe. In older brake systems, a brake pipe cannot be recharged…

Handicapped Parking Laws

[box type=”shadow”]Federal government laws on handicapped parking were established in order to provide guidelines to the states when they passed their own state laws. The aim of the federal government was to lay the groundwork for a uniform system for handicapped parking. The Americans with Disability Act, enacted to provide…

Laws About Hitting a Road Sign

[box type=”shadow”]Driving isn’t always as easy, and without the help of road signs, drivers would often find themselves uninformed, confused and even lost. Some of the most important traffic signs are those involving warnings. Warning and caution signs warn drivers about potential upcoming dangers or hazards. Hundreds of warning and…

Starting an Autotransport Business

For years the transport industry has been going strong, and because of the Internet, demand has never been higher. ew merchandise arrives in stores daily, but have you ever wondered how it gets there? Starting an auto transport business can be a rewarding experience, and knowing you are helping yourself…

Legitimate Drop Shippers

[box type=”shadow”]Selling via a drop shipper means you don’t have the product you are selling on hand but instead use the manufacturer or a distributor to ship the product for you. Using a drop shipper in the Internet marketplace, which is often done on sites like eBay, can be a…

Freight Charges for Domestic & International

[box type=”shadow”]If you are planning a business venture that will require you to ship your products by truck, the freight charges to do so will be one of the major expenses you need to plan for. Without properly calculating those charges, you won’t be able to put together a realistic…

Semi Truck’s Exhaust Pipe Specifications

[box type=”shadow”]Full exhaust systems are made of multiple components including the exhaust manifold, front pipe, catalytic converter, muffler and tailpipe. Exhaust gases travel through piping of varying size before released into the air. Exhaust pipe specifications determine flow, gas velocity and back pressure.[/box] [box type=”shadow”]Location of Exhaust System and Discharge…

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…

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