Media – Feature Article on Truck News: Protecting Your Asset
Magnum is very excited to have recently had a piece published in trucknews.com
Focusing on the various aspects of front end protection, the article details why you should invest in front end protection, as well as some guidelines to follow when reviewing your options.
An average collision can be in the $5,000 to $10,000 range,” said Mike Eng, sales and marketing manager for Magnum Equipment in Abbotsford, B.C.
“If you are talking about a significant strike at highway speed, you can be talking upwards of $30,000 to $50,000 for a replacement hood, replacement air-to-air, replacement rad, fenders, lights and any structural damage to the frame.”
And while the insurance deductible will sting, the downtime associated with the repairs will be even costlier, especially for an owner- operator.
“For a collision like that, the truck could be at the repair facility anywhere from a couple weeks to a couple months or so,” Eng said.
Read the rest of this article on trucknews.com