We get asked the question all the time: “Should a first -time truck buyer be scared about buying a used truck?” You might be surprised to hear this from a used truck sales company but the answer is “yes”! As with any big decision, discretion and knowledge is the key to minimizing the fear and apprehension associated with buying used or even new equipment. Continue reading “Why a First Time Truck Buyer Should Be Scared to Buy a Used Truck”
Truck classifications are typically based upon the maximum loaded weight of the truck, usually using the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and sometimes the gross trailer weight rating (GTWR). This can vary among local or regional authorities.
The classes range from 1–8. Trucks are also classified more broadly by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), which classifies groups by light duty (1–2) , medium duty (3–6), and heavy duty (7–8). A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is generally required to operate heavy duty trucks. Continue reading “Truck Classifications”
A list of common semi-trailer terms and definitions commonly used in the freight, transportation, and trucking industries in the United States. Continue reading “Glossary of Semi-Trailer Terms”
KANSAS CITY, MO – Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. has announced that Jeffrey Oldham has been appointed company president. Jeff will replace Steve Clough who has retired from the company. Continue reading “Arrow Announces New President”
Trucking Associations Can Be A Valuable Asset for You
Joining your state trucking association can be a way for you to keep up with industry updates, voice your concerns or enjoy the camaraderie of other truckers like yourself. Continue reading “Trucking Associations Can Be A Valuable Asset for You”
Trucking industry regulations change regularly and it’s important to stay on top of the latest news. Continue reading “Department of Transportation – State & Federal | Arrow Truck Sales”
Wildfires are raging in California, Oregon, and Washington State. Last year, fires ravaged portions of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Wildfires pose a serious hazard to professional truckers who must travel in fire-prone areas. Stay safe when driving your rig in wildfire conditions by following these five best practices. Continue reading “5 Best Practices When Driving Your Rig in Wildfire Zones”
Kansas City, MO (June, 2018) Arrow Truck Sales, Inc., a leading retailer of used trucks across North America, announced the relocation of their Cincinnati, OH retail sales office to 11920 Mosteller Road, Sharonville, OH. This new facility, conveniently located near the intersections of I-75 and I-275, will be shared by Arrow’s long-time business partner TNT Services. The new location provides customers with semi-trucks and trailers easy access via four-lane thoroughfares and is located at Exit 44 on I-275, then just north on Mosteller Road.
“Arrow has been proudly serving the Cincinnati and surrounding areas since 1989,” said Chad Fine, Arrow’s Branch Manager since 2009. “We’ve built a solid reputation and lasting relationships with a wide base of customers.” Mr. Fine stated that he and his team are excited that the new facility will give their customers an opportunity to visit the ample, well-lighted lot and inspect a wide variety of available inventory at a modern, upgraded facility. Continue reading “Arrow Truck Sales Relocates in Cincinnati”