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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…

Reverse Logistics

[box type=”shadow”]In simple terms, logistics is the process of the product being sent from its origin to the point of consumption. Reverse logistics is exactly the opposite. Anything that involves products being transferred from the point of consumption to the point of origin is known as reverse logistics. This most…

Brokerage Account Number?

[box type=”shadow”]Banks and brokerage firms assign a brokerage account number code for each of your brokerage accounts. This number functions much like a user name, and it allows the electronic as well as human interface within your brokerage firm to identify you. If you have multiple accounts with the same…

Factors of Car Mode of Transport

Few things are as ubiquitous in the modern world as the automobile. It was invented in Germany by Karl Friedrich Benz in 1886, but was eventually popularized in America as an icon of independence, mobility and the power of industrial capitalism. Negative Factors Having developed from a simple horseless carriage…

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