Concrete Pump Trucks & Safety In The Workplace

Posted May 24th @ 24 May, 2015

One very dangerous thing that is seen in the concrete pumping industry from time to time is people having their arms, fingers, etc. amputated in the field due to cleaning out the pump with their hands while the pump motor is running. Remember, never put any body part in the hopper, outlet valve or lubrication box while the pump is running. Many of these amputations are caused because the operator thinks that just because the remote is off everything is all right. However, what happens is they ...
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What Is Paintless Dent Repair?

Posted May 14th @ 14 May, 2015

The auto repair and restoration business has blossomed and grown to be a multi billion dollar business in recent years especially in auto body repair. Along with the rising demand costs have greatly increased. A small dent repair at a local body shop can cost around $600 or more easily to fix. Multiply that by 6 (the average number of parking lot dings, gouges and dents per car) and you can pay over $2000 to just fix all the dents and dings on your car. Yes, car repair to your car or trucks ...
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Seat Covers, Different Types Offer a Perfect Fit

Posted May 6th @ 6 May, 2015

There are three different types seat covers, a custom fit, semi-custom fit and universal fit. Let's take a closer look at the benefits you get with each style. The following paragraphs summarize the work of seat cover experts who are completely familiar with all the aspects of seat covers. Heed their advice to avoid any seat cover surprises. Custom Fit Seat Covers Just as an Armani suit is properly measured, cut and stitched to fit the unique shapes and contours of the wearer, so too ...
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Lift Kits - The Raised Truck Craze Gone Wild

Posted May 5th @ 5 May, 2015

There was a day when trucks were a working man’s vehicle and scratches were expected. Shells protected valuables and tonneau covers protected tools. Those days are over and truck enthusiasts are souping up their rides more than ever before. With the addition of popular movies featuring fancy cars and popular television shows that glorify plasma screens and ground shaking stereo systems, the custom truck rage is here to stay. As a sign of manhood or personal taste, many truck owners decide ...
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You Just Got Your CDL License - Now What?

Posted May 4th @ 4 May, 2015

Congratulations! You just completed and passed the instructional driving courses and earned your Commercial Driver's License (CDL). So now that you are licensed to drive a truck, what is your next step? Unless you have a thing about big trucks and just wanted the license to say you have it, chances are you went to school and got your CDL because you want to be a truck driver. Luckily for you, there are a number of opportunities just waiting to be found. It is up to you to find the trucking ...
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Rules Of The Road - CB Style

Posted May 3rd @ 3 May, 2015

CB radios are the most prominent way that trucking companies keep in contact with their trucks on the road. Truckers depend on this way of communication not only for their livelihood, but also to pass the time on those lonely roads in the dead of night. However, with CB radios come a few guidelines as well as warnings for usage. At one time, the airwaves were monitored diligently, but as more and more CB users, in trucks and passenger vehicles, hit the roads, that task became near ...
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Private Car Registrations - Personal Indentity

Posted May 1st @ 1 May, 2015

I can remember when I was growing up in the 70s. It was important that I had a certain type of shoe or trousers to fit in at school. The Eighties weren't much better, with strange and wonderful haircuts, music and YUPPIES. Well now in the 21st century it seems things have changed a bit, having your own identity seems to be more in fashion that being like everyone else. Walk into your local DIY store and you will see thousands of different paint colours, dozens of different doors, dozens ...
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Gas Scooters Safety Rules For Staying Alive!

Posted April 29th @ 29 April, 2015

By following a few safety measures gas scooters can be as safe as any vehicle on the road. However, taken lightly, gas scooters can cause serious injury or even death. Gas motor scooters are often thought of as toys, innocent and cheap fun. But it's exactly that type of thinking that can get a gas scooter driver into deep trouble. First and foremost scooters are motor vehicles just like motorcycles and automobiles. They share the road with other cars and trucks and are subject to similar laws ...
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Ford to Exit the Minivan Market?

Posted April 28th @ 28 April, 2015

All the car blogs lately have been speculating on the direction that the Ford Motor Company is going to take in the wake of declining sales and stiff competition. We know that Ford has too much capacity and we know that the company will be closing some key plants and laying off an as yet to be determined number of employees. What hadn't been clear is which models would be cut from the line up. Now, it appears that Ford will exit the lucrative minivan market. That's right, Ford apparently ...
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An informational guide to the benefits of Truck Tonneau Covers

Posted April 26th @ 26 April, 2015

Putting a tonneau cover on your vehicle is one of the best upgrades you can add to your pickup. This informational guide explains the benefits that tonneau covers provide. If you've got a truck, adding a tonneau cover to your bed is an absolute must. Not only are tonneaus useful in any situation, they provide loads of essential benefits, including: * Organized storage for whatever you're hauling in your truck bed, plus the bonus of keeping a lid on loose items * Coverage from potentially ...
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