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Celebrity Drive: Meat Loaf

By Team Writer / September 27, 2016

When the singer Meat Loaf score his first contract it gave him money to buy himself a brand new 1976 Honda Civic. This car that he had bought was an instrumental part of the creation of his biggest album known as Bat Out of Hell. Recently the singer Meat Loaf had upgraded cars from his […]

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Speed limiters aim to save $1 billion in fuel costs annually

By Team Writer / September 26, 2016

Because of speeding accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are proposing changes. To control the number of accidents from those speeding on the highways, vehicles that are over 13 tons, (travel buses, school buses, and trucks) will possibly be limited in such a way as to only […]

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Trailer Aerodynamics Not Overly Popular, Study Shows

By Team Writer / September 26, 2016

Gas mileage. How important is it for truckers? A recent study of the top 17 companies hauling across the states and Canada found that most are not taking aerodynamic measures to maximize their gas consumption. Unfortunately many companies although aware of the possible cost savings have chosen not to add aerodynamic skirts and other props […]

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3 Things to be Ready for in a Coercion Complaint Investigation

By Team Writer / September 25, 2016

The author has written this article hoping to target a specific audience, semi-truck drivers. The article starts out by describing a few changes in the way the FMCSA reacts to coercion complaints and then gives the top 3 steps to help you get ready for the process, the top tip is ensuring that your E-log […]

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What to know about tires and 6×2 configurations

By Team Writer / September 25, 2016

There are many benefits to utilizing a 6×2 axle configuration, and there are as many options and issues to consider. Fleets can save a lot of money on tire wear and replacement, but choosing 6×2 isn’t a decision to take lightly. From “pushers” and “tags” to determining the amount of torque a vehicle needs, there […]

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Bendix Offers Comprehensive Brake Safety Week Upkeep Tips

By Team Writer / September 24, 2016

As Brake Safety Week approaches Sept. 11-17 Bendix is offering upkeep tips for drivers and fleets. In order to have safer vehicles drivers must perform proper maintenance. It also takes proactive training and technical knowledge for drivers. Bendix provides some of that knowledge in their article stating items drivers need to check as well as […]

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Fuel economy and new engine oils

By Team Writer / September 24, 2016

As part of the new 2017 EPA emissions regulations for diesel engines, two new types of diesel oil are being developed. CK-4 oil is backwards compatible with all current and diesel engines, however will provide better performance than currently available oils. FA-4 type oil will only work in next-generation diesel engines and will provide better […]

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