Stay in Power
Truck batteries are vital. They start the truck, keep systems running and let drivers enjoy comfortable stops by powering everything from fridges to tablets and sound systems. But they’re not endless sources of energy. Here’s how you get the most out of them.
Battery consumption awareness
The short guide below focuses on how best to use consumers during on-board living and longer stops, as a switched-off engine is the real challenge for batteries. There are also some tips on how to prolong battery life while driving, the importance of charging and a special note on how to think and act when it’s cold outside.
Following these basic rules gives you a number of benefits:
- You get the most out of your batteries and prolong their life
- There’s less risk of unplanned stops and costly standstills due to insufficient battery power
Three smart accessories
Some types of transports are extra demanding. And due to unforeseen events, you might need to use more battery power than planned. It’s wise to have these three installed in your vehicle.