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The Top 10 Used Truck Engines

Apr
8,
2014
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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

A checklist of Common Truck Problems

Mar
11,
2014
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In order to know if your truck parts are mechanically sound and to ensure your trucks’  safety on the roads, you should regularly check the condition and performance of the following truck parts:     Air Brakes It is essential … Continue reading

Rule Targeting Truck Fuel Efficiency Stifles Innovation

Feb
21,
2014
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  President Obama’s order for the DOT and EPA to develop and issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) by March 2015 to increase Fuel Efficiency standards and Greenhouse Gas Emissions standards also calls for technological innovations and alternate fuels. Is … Continue reading

Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment

Feb
20,
2014
2

  February 19, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preserve Technologies announces the rollout of the ONBOARD™ ECVD system that significantly reduces oil and fuel consumption … Continue reading

Utilizing Technology to increase Trucking Profitability

Dec
11,
2013
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Whether one is an owner operator, independent or fleet owner, the major key to financial success within the trucking industry is to know what your operating costs are and utilizing the means available to reduce them. The professional driver must … Continue reading

3 parts of your truck that play an important role

Oct
9,
2013
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You may feel like you know your truck inside out, but it’s extremely vital that you recognize the importance of some of the smallest, and seemingly insignificant parts of your vehicle. There are some things in your truck that you … Continue reading

Trucking Community called to support Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
9,
2013
3

It’s been over a year since missing truck driver Mark Williams was found deceased in his truck at a truck stop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Feb 4th 2012. Mark had only been missing for 2 days when he was eventually … Continue reading

Incoming Transportation Secretary Foxx will focus on safety, efficiency

Jul
2,
2013
1

Anthony Foxx, who most recently served as the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation. In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate approved Foxx’s nomination in a 100-0 vote following a … Continue reading

New Release: ARENA 250 Roller Brake Tester

Jul
2,
2013
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Whether you’re driving a class 4, 5 or 7 vehicle, the latest brake testing technology from world renowned manufacturer Stoneridge Electronics is here to get your truck in tip-top shape, and keep your driver safe on the road. The recently-developed … Continue reading

Truck Stop Electrification Survey Analysis

Dec
12,
2012
1

A recently conducted survey through Trucking Social Media was performed of driver attitudes in regard to truck stop electrification. The survey was a result from a previous Truth About Trucking “LIVE” broadcast, Idling Alternatives for the Trucking Industry. The program … Continue reading

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