Safety Rules to Follow while Driving a Truck

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Driving is a hobby for some people but driving a truck is not as easy as you might think. Finding your way through express highway, and delivering goods on time is not an easy task. The first and most important thing for truck drivers is to ensure they have a commercial driving license. Extra precaution must be exercised when driving a truck. Below are some perfect safety rules for truck drivers to help them have a safe ride.

Safety rules

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As a driver, you must follow the speed limit to reduce chances of crashing. When it comes to trucking, adhering to the speed limit signs at times is still too fast and particularly at entrance and exit points. Set the speed far lower than the posted speed when going through any curve.

Maintain the Truck

Check the truck thoroughly before you use it. Every morning check the mirrors, fluid level, horn and the braking system which are essential given the weight of the truck when riding on them. If you suspect or spot anything unusual, don’t take it for granted instead let it get checked by the mechanic.

Be Cautious at Blind Spots

There are no zones spots where other motorists are not aware of them, and they go ahead and use these spots e.g. directly behind the truck, behind the side mirrors and off to the side just in front of the cab. It is upon you to exercise caution if you realize other motorists are not aware of these trouble spots, and they are driving dangerously close.

Maintain Distance with other Motorists

While driving a truck, ensure you have maintained a safe distance in front, back and even sideways with other motorists. This will prevent unnecessary collision with other motorists.

Take Care of Yourself

Truck drivikmnb35edr6t27e2u82i29ng is not all about the truck but also yourself. Ensure you get enough sleep, eat healthy, little bit of exercises and having quality time at home will help you to remain refreshed when you are behind the wheel.

Adjust for Bad Weather

When driving a truck and the weather is hostile, reduce the speed by one-third on wet roads and one-half if the weather is snow. Take your time to maneuver if the weather is not good. Before changing lanes, allow your indicator to blink for about five times.

Truck driving is not like driving a personal car. This is a commercial vehicle, and therefore, precaution has to be taken when driving.

Ways to Increase Motorcycle Performance

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Driving a motorcycle is an exciting experience, and many get into a motorcycle in pursuit of speed. There are different brands of motorcycle, and each manufacturer has tried to better their brands to be better and run fast. Despite that, there are surprising ways yet cheapest to increase the speed of your bike.

Ways

Buy New Tires for your Bike

You have the machine of your choice, but you need to rub it with nice rubber. Remember tires are your connection wjmk5twe6dt72ye7du82i29ith the road. Tires are supposed to grab the road on a small contact path. Go for high-quality rubber tires because they compound greatly and increases the grip and feel for the rider. Replacing tires is also helpful because you never know when your tires have worn out until when you break in them.

Set your Suspension Professionally

Many of the latest bikes have adjustment options like the preload which you can adjust from your house using few basic tools. But for your suspension to be set professionally, forget about the article you read online about how to set your suspension. Hire a professional to do it for you so that you can cruise to the last ounce speed. Ask a local dealer or a mechanic shop; they can recommend a professional mechanic with your specific bike brand.

Change the Exhaust

Changing the exhaust system and adding power commander to your bike including the headers and then fiddle with the fuel mapping can significantly reduce the amount of weight on your bike in turn adding more power and force. Not only will that, but the sound that will be produced make you feel you are riding a motorcycle.

Change the Brake Pads and Brake Lines

If your bike can jnb53ed6t2ye7u282i92i2stop better and more rapidly, it will give you the opportunity to save on gas thus go faster. Many bikes have inferior brake pads and rubber brake lines but if you upgrade to stainless steel brake which resists deformation and flex than rubber brakes. Their response is also faster, firm and long lasting.

Buy Light Wheels

Wheels should be another area of your concern. A lot of companies go for cheap wheels but let that not worry you. Go for a super-light aftermarket wheel and experience the difference in speed.

Riding a motorcycle as earlier said is enjoyable but remember speed kills. Take precaution while you enjoy your ride.