May 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Road salts damage steel and aluminum wheels, and there are proper ways to maintain and repair them.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Corrosion, Wheels, Tires and Wheels
December 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Research into past incidents shows inadequate maintenance is the root cause of most wheel separation incidents.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Wheel Separations, Tires and Wheels
October 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
As temperatures dip and the leaves change from green to yellow and red, it’s time to think about winterizing your trucks for the siege ahead.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Winter, COOLANT
July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Taking shortcuts when doing a brake job can lead to problems such as uneven wear and substandard braking performance.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Brakes, Haldex
By Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
S-cam drum brakes are a familiar sight to every wheel-end technician in the North American trucking industry. These preventive maintenance guidelines can elevate the effectiveness of regular brake jobs.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Brakes, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Automatic Slack Adjusters, Drum brakes
January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Denise Rondini
Don’t treat your trailers as an afterthought. Give them the attention they deserve by inspecting and maintaining them on a regular basis.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Trailers, Corrosion, Lubricants, Tire Pressure
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Mel Kirk, Ryder System
Make sure your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained before the winter season begins to keep your fleet up and running.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Ryder System, Winter, Weather
November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
The Liquid Products Database lists 5,000-plus substances and how they affect the interior walls of tank trailers.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Corrosion, Tankers
October 2014, Work Truck - Feature
By Shelley Mika
Bucket and crane trucks pose greater safety risks than some other fleet equipment. Because employees’ lives may be at risk, careful inspection and maintenance of these vehicles are essential.
Tags: Cranes, Bucket Trucks, Inspections, Utility Fleets, Preventive Maintenance, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vocational
February 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Routine periodic maintenance and lubrication are a necessary part of your fifth wheel’s service life.
Tags: Fifth Wheels, SAF-Holland, Preventive Maintenance
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