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Crosswinds and Air Drag cost Trucking Companies thousands of dollars per truck each year

Dec
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2013
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The cost of fuel is undoubtedly a major concern for the trucking industry, whether you are a mega carrier or a one truck owner operator, saving on fuel cost can make a huge impact on your bottom line.

Cost per gallon at the pump is something we don’t have control over, but there are other factors we do have control over, such as:

Air Drag and Crosswinds drastically affects your fuel costs and are definitely something you can control. How much do you pay for cross winds? Can it be more than $3000 every year?

Air drag is like a turbulent “tornado” sucking the vehicle backwards. It also sucks about half of your fuel money along with it. Crosswinds add to the price tag. Crosswinds are like tax collectors coming from nowhere and claiming up to 40% more fuel on top of regular air drag by creating another “tornado” that pulls you sideways. During high winds you waste up to 70% of your fuel money to fight air drag. Cross Winds can increase air drag by 50% or more.

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 VorBlade™ Invisible Fairings introduced by Avantechs, Inc. has a patent pending solution to drastically reduce the harmful effects of crosswinds and air drag.
 Because of the unique design, VorBlade™  self adaptive invisible shield remarkably reduces air drag and is the only real protection effectively fighting crosswinds on the market.
Unlike similar products, US made  VorBlade™ is a scientifically designed combination of small scale vortex generators that slices harmful turbulent “tornadoes” around the truck. The system was designed and created for motor vehicles, not airplanes. Because highway conditions are much different than upper atmospheric conditions at higher speeds, the “turbine channel” is significantly more effective than any other aerodynamic device available today.

VorBlade™  System performance results are proven by extensive real world highway testing, correlating with the numbers in DOT and the Department of Energy sponsored research performed by leading US Scientists.  The technology is well proven by the industry and verified by the EPA SmartWay

NOTE: Approximately 32% of truck accidents are turbulence related. Air drag just doesn’t consume your fuel; it also destabilizes your truck, adds to the driver fatigue and shortens your tires lifespan.

 To sum it all up:
The VorBlade™
 System creates a self-adaptive invisible shield remarkably reducing air drag, effectively fighting crosswinds and saves over 5% of fuel costs. Although air drag can not be completely eliminated ( by anyone), realistically, the full VorBlade™ System can save over $4000 per truck annually. Just 2 windy days might cost you more than the VorBlade™ Cab System.

Owner Operator Greg Langford shares his results using VorBlade

For more information visit www.VorBlade.com or call and speak to a representative who will answer your questions and concerns.
303-HIGHWAY or 303-444-4929

© 2013, Allen Smith. All rights reserved.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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