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Post #72 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, January 31, 2019

 

Days away from home - 14            

Miles drove since leaving home – 5,619

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What is an Automatic Tire Chain System?

Written by Ulrik Andersson, January 24, 2019

Automatic tire chain systems can be discussed in two ways: 1) The physical properties of the system, and 2) What the system provides the user.

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Fleet Manager - Take your business to a new level!

Written by Eric Jones, January 10, 2019

Do you need to improve your transportation business? Maybe, instead of tweaking bits and pieces you should re-consider your entire business model. Or, at least look upon your business from new perspectives. Here is why!

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A tribute to those who bring the holidays to life

Written by Eric Jones, December 21, 2018

It’s the time of year that we all begin to think about silent nights, sleigh bells ringing, and the joy of spending time with loved ones by the fire. It’s the time of year when the everyday heroes go to work so that we can enjoy the comfort and kinship of the holidays.

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Post #71 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, December 6, 2018

 

Days away from home - 98          

Miles drove since leaving home - 32,626

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Why Bridges Freeze Before Roads Do

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, November 29, 2018

We should pay special attention to bridges and overpasses when driving in temperatures around the freezing point. Over the years we have heard that bridges may be icy while the road is not. We have also seen signs posted before bridges and overpasses which state this for safety reasons. This condition however is an important one that should be given some consideration. So how could the bridge be icy when the road is not? Here’s why.

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Post #70 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, November 28, 2018

 

Days away from home - 77          

Miles drove since leaving home - 22,299

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How do I prepare for winter driving?

Written by Lucas Gulino, November 22, 2018

Not so long ago, we saw on the roads trucks that kept the landscapes and green spaces alive. These vehicles equipped with several pieces of  equipment and accessories that cut the trees or maintained the road, change now to another type of equipment. The snow plows take place to clear away these new roads, which will become snow-covered and ice-free.

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Road salt – why chemical de-icing?

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, November 15, 2018

When winter strikes, the conscious driver prepares for increasing traction in case of icy and slippery roads. Some bring a sandbag and a shovel while others gear up with a set of snow chains. Still, others have automatic tire chains mounted on their vehicle, so there is no need at all for special preparation. All these drivers rely on mechanical principles for increasing traction. But, are there no other options? Let’s dive into the world of chemical de-icing of roads.

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Post #69 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, November 13, 2018

 

Days away from home - 70           


Miles drove since leaving home – 24,185

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