Clean diesel technologies are paving the way for a more renewable and efficient transportation sector. But first, what is clean diesel? What does the term mean? Decades ago, the term “clean diesel” referred to diesel fuel free of water or other contaminants that could negatively impact powertrain performance. Now, that definition has changed. The use … Read moreClean Diesel Technologies Evolve
It may seem like an obvious thing to say that steer tire inflation is incredibly important, yet some motor carriers and truck drivers simply don’t understand what kind of a difference a mere 5 or 10 pounds of inflation pressure can have on the way a commercial motor vehicle operates. It may seem like an … Read moreWhy Steer Tire Inflation Is So Important For Truck Drivers
Though the news may get lost in the daily spin-cycle of national television coverage, it is no secret to those within the trucking industry: The U.S. economy is charging hard and the impact it is having on the freight sector cannot be understated. Economic winds are prevailing and trucking companies stand to gain. Will the … Read moreThe Economic Climate For Trucking Looks Better Than Ever
Many consider the trucking industry to be one where innovation and forward-thinking is hard to come by, yet that couldn’t be further from the truth. As trucking companies embrace telematics, advanced safety and fleet management systems, they are moving – albeit cautiously – into the future. There is one area, however, where fleets could stand … Read moreHow Trucking Companies Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage
A new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found that electronic safety systems may not see stopped vehicles and, in some situations may exacerbate the situation if the truck driver is not paying adequate attention. This may come as quite a surprise considering how much the transportation industry and government … Read moreAre There Limits To Electronic Safety Systems?