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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Selecting the Right Truck Tool Box

Whether you work for a company and want your own toolbox or you have a fleet of trucks that need to be fitted for a truck tool box, you need to ensure the box is the right size for your needs. Drake-Scruggs carries several types of truck toolboxes, including above body boxes, cross boxes, top lid boxes, low profile boxes, saddle and underbody boxes.

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While bucket truck operators should have received training before going out on a job, everyone could use a reminder of the tips for safely operating an aerial lift, more commonly known as a bucket truck. This includes administrative workers, company executives, and owners. Fatalities may happen because of electrocution, falls, tip-overs and collapses. Employers are responsible for ensuring that workers are safe in their use of a bucket truck.

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