The Boulder, Colorado-area wildfires spiraled out of control recently, resulting in consumption of over 1,600 acres and nearly 600 homes.  The weather-driven catastrophe is a reminder of the devastation fires can cause.  The emergency sent many into a frezy to try to fight the fires themselves using their own devices. 

Fire Fighting Trucks come in many shapes and sizes and are godsends where fires are concerned.   Whether they are used for locations experiencing wildfires or putting out homes or businesses that have caught on fire in other ways, Fire Fighting Trucks typically come in the form of customized trucks that are outfitted in such a way that is conducive to extinguishing fires.

In the midst of the mayhem of the Colorado fires, many residents turned to modifying their own trucks.  One man converted a [...]


 

 

According to the CDC, snow, ice and extreme cold conditions account for 24% of all vehicle accidents.  Seventy-four percent of fatal accidents involve a large truck.  The statistics are staggering and it’s true – winter driving can be treacherous and even deadly if you’re not ready for it.

 Regardless of it you’re driving a Box Truck, Flatbed, Cargo Van, Big Rid, or any other type of commercial vehicle, freezing conditions combined with slick icy and snowy roads can be a disaster waiting to happen. 

Here are five winter weatherizing tips to help keep you safe:

  1. Be Fluid with Your Fluid Checking

Cold weather wreaks havoc on vehicle fluids so it’s imperative to thoroughly check them.  Engine oil, transmission fluid, [...]


 

Happy Holidays from all of us at MJ Truck Nation.  We would like to take this time as an occasion to express how much you mean to us.  As 2021 comes to an end, we would like to remind you that we are here for you…in good times and in bad.

If a new commercial work truck is on your Christmas list or even your bucket list, come on in and take a look around or visit our user-friendly website.  Our friendly and knowledgeable team members are standing by to assist you in any way we can.  We can help you choose the vehicle that will help you find the truck that’s the best fit for your needs and your wants.

We bring you the best of the best in trucks from global leading brands like Isuzu, Fuzo, [...]


 

Over 80% of the American population depends on trucking deliveries for their goods and services.  A slew of services can’t be provided without commercial trucks either.  Day Cabs are one of the most versatile and valuable types of work trucks that are suitable to meet the needs of a multitude of provisions. 

All About Day Cabs

 Day Cabs are trucks without sleeper cabins.  They have a single compartment tha tis over the truck engine.  They sport a 30% to 40% tighter turning radium than conventional trucks do which gives than a huge advantage in certain fields of work.  There are cab-forward, flat nose, cab-over, and forward control types and are also a number of names they are called but all in all, a Day [...]


 

Looking for a new commercial work truck?  You’re in luck!  Now’s the perfect time to get one…but you’d better hurry.  Various Stimulus Acts are in action that include provisions for Section 179 as well as Bonus Depreciation.  These enhancements typically expired at the end of the year, so you’d better get rolling.

What is Section 179?

Section 179 is part of the IRS Tax Code.  It allows business owners, such as truck drivers, to purchase qualifying equipment (like a commercial work vehicle) during the tax year and deduct the entire price on their tax returns.  You can pay cash, finance, or even lease a commercial truck and deduct the full price tag from your gross income which amounts to raw dollar savings since the amount of income you’re paying taxes on is less.

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When it comes to service jobs or transporting, if you can dream it, you can do it with a Cab and Chassis.  If you have one, the sky is the limit to what you can accomplish with it and if you don’t have one…what are you waiting for? The time has never been better.

What is a Cab and Chassis?

Also called a half-truck or Cab Chassis, a Cab and Chassis is typically a medium-duty truck.  It has a type of construction that allows for a customized addition to go onto it in order to accommodate it for one of a number of options. 

Rather than the customer receiving a vehicle that has a pre-assembled factory build such as a Box Truck, Flatbed, or so forth, this type of truck simply has a cab [...]


 

 

Many people think of pest control being something that mostly takes place in the spring and summer but not true.  Exterminators are busy year-round with winter being one of their boom seasons. 

If you have a Pest Control business, you are probably no stranger to the fact and if you don’t have one, you might want to grab one while winter is still underway.

Winter is a High Time for Hibernation

Pests like ants and termites love to go inside where it’s warm to conserve their energy during the cold months.  As they are hibernating, they can easily wreak havoc on your home where they burrow in the walls and underneath the floors.  Exterminating in the winter helps prevent infestation.

Homeowners often secure packages that take place [...]


 

Many people think of pest control being something that mostly takes place in the spring and summer but not true.  Exterminators are busy year-round with winter being one of their boom seasons.  If you have a Pest Control business, you are probably no stranger to the fact and if you don’t have one, you might want to grab one while winter is still underway.

Winter is a High Time for Hibernation

Pests like ants and termites love to go inside where it’s warm to conserve their energy during the cold months.  As they are hibernating, they can easily wreak havoc on your home where they burrow in the walls and underneath the floors.  Exterminating in the winter helps prevent infestation.

Homeowners often secure packages that take place during the seasons and winter is one of [...]


 

Baby, it’s cold outside and in many areas of the US, it’s snowy or icy too.  If you are the owner and/or operator of a Dump Truck, you’ll want to make sure you’re safe in the slippery mess.

What is a Dump Truck?

Dump trucks are mainly used for transporting heavy, loose material such as waste from demolitions, sand, gravel, snow and snow salt, etc.  It has a hydraulic ram that lifts the from, allowing materials to be deposited on the bed and then dumped in the back of the truck.  

Types of Dump Trucks

There are various types of Dump Trucks available to choose from.  They each have special functions and perform certain services.  The type you have helps determine what you can do to stay safe during winter weather.  Many Dump Trucks are quite [...]


PODs are the hottest new thing in storage solutions.  Especially for those who are moving to a different state or need to continue to store items, PODs are practical and useful.  PODs are so popular, many companies have a waiting list that’s a mile long.  PODs are becoming more assessable now that products are beginning to be delivered that were being stored in them during the port back-ups.

Getting the PODs to their location is one of the main reasons for the back-up and if you have a commercial work truck you can transport in, you can cash in on the frenzy.

What Are PODs?

PODs are steel-frame containers that are designed to store items.  They are weather-resistant, so the items are protected from the elements.  PODs are placed on a person’s property so accessing [...]

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