High Wind Trailer Driving

High Wind Trailer Driving Sometimes the wind takes us by surprise as we’re hauling our trailers. It could be a perfectly calm day at one moment, and in the next, our trailers begin fishtailing. In the past, we’ve discussed fishtailing and trailer sway. Each time,...

Truck Bed Damage Prevention

Truck Bed Damage Prevention   While trailers are one of the main tools used by hot shot truckers, the truck bed is an important part of hauling any load. Maybe you carry a large toolbox in your truck’s bed. Alternatively, you might just use it to store some items...

Truck Maintenance Tips

Truck Maintenance Tips: One vital part of hot shot driving is truck maintenance. Our Jenks drivers wouldn’t be able to go very far if their truck wasn’t good condition, so routine maintenance is a necessity. Even if you aren’t a hot shot driver, you want to keep your...

The History of Hot Shot Services

While many people are aware of the freight industry for transportation, hot shot trucking is relatively obscure to some, especially its origins and history. How did hot shot trucking become popular? When did it begin, and what advantages did it posses over traditional...

Trailer Weight and Balance

Trailer Weight and Balance – Many of us have been there before. There’s a large load to haul, and you need your trailer to do it. You carefully load up your trailer and begin to perform an inspection to make sure you’re going to reach your destination safely....