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Underride Guard Mandate: A Counterargument to Industry Opposition

Mar
5,
2018
2

By: Allen Smith The STOP Underrides Act is a proposed bill to: “reduce the number of preventable deaths and injuries caused  by underride crashes, to improve motor carrier and passenger motor vehicle safety, and for other purposes.” Read more “Unknown … Continue reading

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Unknown facts about underride crashes and prevention

Mar
2,
2018
7

In order to address the decades long issue of underride crashes between semi trucks and other motor vehicles, on 12-12-17 U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) & Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Stop Underrides Act, S. 2219 legislation. Shortly after, U.S. … Continue reading

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To Repair or to Replace: When Commercial Vehicles Break Down

May
20,
2016
1

To Repair or to Replace: When Commercial Vehicles Break Down   A truck in your fleet has started billowing more black smoke than usual, or the lifting arm on your excavator just doesn’t lift like it used to. The time … Continue reading

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DO YEAR-ROUND DIESEL FUEL ADDITIVES REALLY WORK?

Sep
14,
2015
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Diesel fuels and diesel engines have changed significantly in recent years with some undesirable side-effects. This is especially true with ULSD and various blends of bio-fuels. Fleets, owner-operators, and others in the heavy-duty arena are well aware of these issues; … Continue reading

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Will Trucks of the Future Revolutionize Freight Shipping?

Nov
26,
2014
2

by  Lorenzo Estébanez Since the dawn of the space age, one of the biggest promises of the future was a driverless car. The future’s been a mixed bag—there aren’t any colonies in space, but the Internet is better than anyone … Continue reading

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How Do I Make My Truck Euro 6 Compliant?

May
6,
2014
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In June, 2007, the European Parliament brought in a regulation which aimed to reduce emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles. The regulation was brought in to help reduce the negative effects of pollution on the environment and on people’s … Continue reading

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Smart Trucking Technology

Apr
28,
2014
0

  There’s so much going on within trucking trucking right now it could make your head spin!  When you look at just a few of the topics of concern; regulations, EPA, CARB, fuel prices, a main question we always find … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Used Truck Engines

Apr
8,
2014
0

For pick up trucks and other trucks used for all kinds of professional, industrial, agricultural or leisure activities, there are a wide range of engines that can be used to motivate the vehicles. While some engines are widely associated with … Continue reading

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Are fleets duty-bound to provide extreme weather help to their drivers?

Apr
8,
2014
0

All fleet operators in the UK take road safety seriously. The country has some of the safest roads in the world and professional drivers and transport companies must take some of the credit for that. However, things are changing for … Continue reading

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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing to Lease Trucks Right off the Assembly Line

Apr
1,
2014
0

  Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Lone Mountain Truck Leasing announced that they recently began purchasing new trucks to put into their lease purchase program. Historically, Lone Mountain has focused on leasing used trucks coming out of the larger … Continue reading

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