Do rental trucks need to stop at weigh stations?

Answer Standard rental trucks do not need to stop at interstate weigh stations. Weigh station rules are governed by state departments of transportation, and apply to large big-rig trucks. For example, Ore... Read More »

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Do all semi trucks have turbo?

Semi trucks, rated as a class 8 or larger, come with diesel engines rated to haul large loads for long distances. To perform this task on a daily basis, week after week, all semi truck diesel engin... Read More »

Driving next to semi trucks?

Q. Do you have any tips for driving next to semi trucks?A. Don't."Meddle Not In The Affairs Of Dragons For You Are Crunchy And Taste Good With Ketchup." Never mess with people that are far bigge... Read More »

Fun Facts About Semi Trucks?

Semi trucks are all over the United States. In fact, according to the Department of Transportation, in 1997 there were 21 million trucks traveling a total of more than 412 billion miles. Semi truck... Read More »

Regulations for Mud Flaps on Semi Trucks?

Although the fact may seem counterintuitive for a component on trucks that (by definition) cross state lines, the federal government leaves regulations for mud flap locations, heights and other par... Read More »