Standard truck modifications to improve looks and economy

Truck sales are big business in Australia, and if you are going to spend the majority of your working life in a vehicle, you will want to make sure that you are both safe and comfortable. There are a lot of aftermarket modifications available for all different makes of trucks, so you can turn your office on wheels into something which is unique, which reflects your own personality, as well as being as comfortable as you can possibly be.


Making Sure your Truck is Seen

Whether you are an owner operator with just the one vehicle or you could have a fleet of vehicles, an excellent way to stand out from everybody else is customise the look of your vehicle. There are several ways that you can do this.

  • * Custom Paint Job
  • * Lights
  • * Signs
  • * Chrome
  • * Stickers

Aftermarket modifications are so popular that you will find that all major manufacturers will have plenty of options to choose from as well as companies offering third-party components that are designed for specific manufacturer’s vehicles. You can add a roof rail with a bank of lights or some custom decal to the side of your truck. If you like shiny things, why not add chrome finishing to your truck for that added bit of bling? We all have our own style and taste, so by customising the look of your truck, you can show off your personality, and stand out from the crowd. Truck sales, therefore, does not stop at acquiring the vehicle itself.

Driving in Luxury

As well as many modifications available for the outside of your truck, there is also plenty that you can do on the inside to keep you driving in luxury. If you spend many nights in your truck working away from home, then you can kit out your truck will all of the latest technological gadgets and conveniences such as:

  • * Satellite Television and Internet
  • * Bed/Sofa
  • * Microwave Oven
  • * Refrigerator
  • * DVD Player
  • * Games Console

With technology enabling manufacturers to make smaller electronic items, it is very easy to kit out your truck with all of the latest gadgets available on the market. This will mean that you do not have to be unplugged from your technology and social media when you are working away from home. With all of the modern conveniences that you can have installed in your truck, you may just start working away from home a bit more frequently just so that you can relax a bit more! Just make sure that all of the technology does not distract you and cause you to have an accident, which is easily done.

Keeping your Truck Safe

As well as being able to change your mirrors, lights, steering wheel, and other items on your truck, there are also things which you can do to improve both visibility, as well as safety. You might think that being in a big truck moving down the road that it would be hard to be missed. But this is not always the case, so the addition of warning lights or warning stickers on your truck can increase visibility immensely, which also helps to improve safety.

You will also need to make sure that when you are driving your truck that you do not get distracted by any of the technology that you have added to it. Make sure that televisions and computers are turned off and that you only use your phone with a hands-free kit. Make sure that you do not exceed your driving hours and always rest properly before working. This will help you to keep your truck looking great, and also stay accident free, making for a happy life on the open road.

Emily Muelford
Emily is a British writer whose love of car culture is augmented by a fascination with both the European and American automotive markets. Her perspective is uniquely fish and chips.