When an accident happens, immediate action is necessary. Complete the following steps as soon as possible after an accident. 

1. Stop immediately. Remain calm and pull your vehicle as far off the road as possible. Failing to stop is a disqualifying offense (see Sec.383....

June 1, 2017

One of my all time favorite Metallica songs, now memorialized as a 2007 black Peterbilt 379 with root beer colored striping. Fade to Black. Did I mention it's a flat top? 

Yes, a flat top. A highly sought after look on a classic rig like this. 

I had the o...

April 28, 2017

Auxiliary Power Units, otherwise known as APU’s, are used by truckers to limit fuel

consumption while idling without losing the ability to power the internals of a sleeper cab.They are designed to ensure efficiency and comfort for the driver over the course of their hau...

March 31, 2017

Wow, what a show!

We couldn't be more thrilled with the turn out we had at our booth during the 2017 Mid American Truck show. We're pretty certain it had something to do with this little Peterbilt we brought named Animal. The 1998 Peterbilt 379 got quite a few ooohhs a...

February 24, 2017

Photo credit : DBK  -  Driver Josh Radcliff in a truck owned by DB Kustom Trucks co-owner, Dave Brown.

This article first appeared in the QC Mile Marker newsletter. 

Human trafficking is all around us and can be found at truck stops, on city streets and businesses t...

December 27, 2016

It goes without saying, every driver at one point or another will (or already has) experienced a time of sitting in traffic on the expressway as a result of an accident involving a tractor trailer. Those times are scary for both truck drivers and drivers of passenger v...

December 7, 2016

Don't let the rough exterior, dirty jokes and curse words fool you, this guy has a heart of gold. You can't help but tear up when you see a tough guy show his softer side when talking about his grandmother. Barry had me wanting to reach for my tissues when we had our i...

December 6, 2016

Winter is usually a magical time of year. What, with the holidays and our friend, the snow you know.... But with the snow comes the cold weather and we know what that can do.  Cold weather can wreak havoc on your equipment so we've put together a few items for you to c...

October 25, 2016

Any Game of Thrones fans out there?

If you are, then you know the line Winter Is Coming is no joke in the George R.R. Martin books or the HBO series.... and it most definitely is no joke when it comes to trucking. Since winter is most definitely coming, and right around...

July 25, 2016

Armed with a cooler of snacks, an ashtray full of change for tolls and plenty of tunes for the hours in the car I was going to spend alone, I left my family behind to make to trek to the I-80 Truckers Jamboree. I wondered if this is how it felt to be a truck driver. I...

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