Fire Extinguisher

The job you do will dictate the type of fire extinguisher for your truck. You may even need more than one if your job comes with the risk of different types of fires. Fire extinguishers also have a “use by” date. If you are required by state law to have a fire extinguisher on your truck, you’ll need to remember to check the date on the fire extinguishers and replace them at the appropriate time.

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If you are ordering new trucks for your fleet, whether they have flatbeds, crane bodies, service bodies or dump bodies, order the on the RAM 5500 chassis. The Dodge RAM 5500 chassis is one of the strongest chassis available, and will take everything you have to throw at it during the course of a harsh work day. It’s also one of the most comfortable-riding trucks available.

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Whether you work on electrical lines with a bucket truck or have a business where you need a truck body loaded with tools, you might find yourself in a sticky situation. Work doesn’t stop because Mother Nature dumped a ton of snow and ice on you – in fact, you’re likely to be doing more work after nasty storm. It’s easy enough to slide off an icy road, and when you have work to do, you really don’t want to wait for a tow truck if there is no damage to your truck. Winching yourself out of a bind will get you back to work faster, which means you get to go home and warm up faster.

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Van Storage Solutions

Van Storage

If you are tired of taking a long time to find something in your truck – or if your fleet drivers have been complaining about getting work done on time, it’s time to add van storage solutions to your vehicles. Drake-Scruggs installs Knapheide products to make work easier. Knapheide partnered with Sortimo International for their EXXPAND storage solutions. Drake-Scruggs can also install Weatherguard and Adrian Steel van solutions as well.

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Tips for working in the summer heat

If you’re in a truck, chances are you will be spending most of the day out in the summer heat. The chances are high of becoming dehydrated and sunburned, especially on days when the humidity is high. Even if it’s cloudy outside, you could get sunburned. Working in bucket trucks and doing other outside jobs could take its toll on your body.

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