image-(1).pngIf you have chosen to park your truck and wait out the current situation we are in, this could be a great time to get your equipment serviced. Minor repairs that you could do yourself could also give you something to do while you practice social distancing. 

Some simple things to keep you busy and not cost a lot of money while your truck is parked might include engine washing, lube, and tire pressure checks. 

Checking your batteries at this time could also help you get ready for all the work to come. 

If you are due for a preventive maintenance (PM) service, this could also be a good time to patronize your favorite local shop and use this time wisely. 

When the time comes to put your truck back on the road, you will know it is ready for all the rigors you put it through if you use this time to prepare. 

You may be bored waiting out our current situation, but don't waste the time. 

Stay safe. 

Be prepared.

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Greg Huggins

Greg has been in the trucking industry since the late 1980s. After spending 25+ years as an owner operator with United Van Lines, he leased to Landstar Express America in 2014. Greg is always trying to learn something new and share what he has learned with others.