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Dec

Five Ways to Find Great Eats on the Road

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When you’re on the road, deciding where to go for a bite may be challenging. If you’re in a new area you may not know where the best restaurants and diners are which could lead you to eating at the same generic fast food places whenever you stop. Although a burger and fries from the “golden arches” works when you’re in a pinch, there are great eats on the road, you just need to know where to find them. So, how do you discover the best places to eat while you’re driving through North America? Read up on the area: If you know your route in advance you’ll have time to read the “best of” guides for the areas in which you’ll be traveling. You don’t have to stop at Zagat rated restaurants but any place that’s included in a “best of” article is definitely worth checking out. Watch TV:…

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14
Dec

Documents to Carry While Moving Goods Across Borders

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Picking up and moving your entire family across North America can be very exciting. Whether you’re moving from Canada to the United States or vice versa, you will need to ensure that you have the proper documentation in order to enter each country without problems. Also, if you are working at job that requires you to transport goods across borders you will need the right documents too. Your employer will take care of providing the legal papers and duty expenses (if applicable) for the load you are transporting but it is your job to present these documents to the border agents when you cross into another country. To enter into Canada Before crossing the border into Canada, customs agents will require the following papers from you: Passport Canadian immigration Visa and confirmation of Permanent Residence for each member of your family traveling with you (if applicable) Vehicle registration For truckers…

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7
Dec

How to Prepare your Snow Removal Equipment for Winter

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Preparing your equipment for winter not only ensures it will function properly but it could be the difference between a job well done and money lost. When heavy-duty equipment isn’t ready for the cold and snow, it can malfunction and cause serious injuries to its operator. In order to avoid mishaps, ensure your equipment is ready for below zero temperatures. Engine Make sure that your machine’s engine is working properly before it gets cold out. Check the fuel lubrication and air filtration and clean the fuel tank cap/vent. Look out for water or sediment lurking in the fuel and inspect the fuel filter as well. Additionally, verify that the fuel you’re using is cold weather compatible and always follow the equipment manufacturer’s instructions on how often lubricant should be applied. Finally, check for openings in the air filtration system. Any openings can suck in unfiltered air and will need to…

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1
Dec

Seven Essential Winter Safety Tips for Truckers

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The winter can bring frozen temperatures and brutal driving conditions. It can be very dangerous to navigate highways during a storm. No matter what route you’re taking or what you’re transporting, it’s always better to be prepared for winter. Here are seven safety tips that will help you stay secure when the driving gets tough and weather is gets stormy: Have an emergency kit ready: In your truck, make sure you have a first-aid kit, blankets, dry goods (granola bars etc.), water, blankets and flares. If you get stuck in your rig during a storm, you’ll have enough food and water to get you through it. Slow down: No matter what your deadline is, when a storm hits and the driving conditions are less than favourable, you need to slow down. Shipments and pickups can be late under these circumstances. There’s no need to rush. The last thing you want…

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