Cleaning Supplies

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Jamie's Comment
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What type of cleaning supplies do you use? I'm looking for better ways to keep my truck clean without damaging anything.

Rob S.'s Comment
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Paper towels. Windex or 409 in a spray bottle. Fabreeze for the bedding. Baby wipes for the driver. pine tree air fresheners for the cabinets. I taped a bottle of hand sanitizer to the gear shift so I could use it as soon as I got in the cab, just in case. Bleach wipes are handy too, I kept these where I could use them from the ground outside my door such as during a messy drop and hook. When you stock up at Walmart, double and triple bag everything. Or just take as many plastic bags as they let you have. Those bags fit over the passenger seat armrest and should be thrown out every evening at a minimum.

I miss being able to clean my truck. I slip-seat in day cabs now so every shift is a new adventure in germ warfare.

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

Drop And Hook:

Drop and hook means the driver will drop one trailer and hook to another one.

In order to speed up the pickup and delivery process a driver may be instructed to drop their empty trailer and hook to one that is already loaded, or drop their loaded trailer and hook to one that is already empty. That way the driver will not have to wait for a trailer to be loaded or unloaded.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bird-one's Comment
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I've never heard of that before with the sanitizer. That's a really good idea.

Diver Driver's Comment
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Windex and Rain-x for windows (only need to rain-x the driver's side) I have a battery operated air freshener hung up in the front of the cab.

Febreeze for bedding, Clorox disinfectant wipes for the dash, Clorox everywhere wipes for my dishes.

USMC AAV's Comment
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Cleaning supplies, well lets see (in my milk crate of supplies I have)

Windex and paper towels Clorox wipes!!! Febreeze Spray Rainex Anti-fog (comes in handy during cold months on interior glass) Walmart bags and a small trash can

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