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Ceramic Roof Coating Saves Fuel for Food-Hauling Fleet
Ceramic Roof Coating Saves Fuel for Food-Hauling Fleet

April 20, 2010
Sunshine brings warmth and happiness, but to refrigerated trailers it brings only heat, and too much of it

Pursuing a Tank Rust Mystery
Pursuing a Tank Rust Mystery

February 9, 2010
Is ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel causing rust in steel fuel tanks? A shop foreman in Georgia believes that the relatively new fuel, or perhaps biodiesel...

Make Supplemental Filters Pay
Make Supplemental Filters Pay

February 9, 2010
Cleanliness is next to godliness, so some truck operators change motor oil religiously according to manufacturers' recommendations. Others extend drain...

Warranty Woes: TMC's universal equipment claim process

June 10, 2009
Bharat Thacker, a fleet consultant who runs RapidWarranty in Southfield, Mich., tells of visiting a large fleet and being taken to an office area where 30...

Tie-Downs Need Proper Storage and Use

June 10, 2009
When drivers are tying down a flatbed load, they may be tempted to use equipment that's worn or torn or broken, so they can get going and earn some money

Shop Safety: Carrying on the Good Fight

May 26, 2009
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it also makes lots of sense in a truck shop. So say three maintenance managers we interviewed for this article....

Investigating Vehicles For Corrosion

May 26, 2009
Rust! It's upon us like a plague, and has been since snow has fallen and ice formed on paved roads and authorities decided to try to melt as much as they...

Corrosion Prevention

May 18, 2009
How badly do you want to avoid damage from corrosion? There are products and treatments available right now that do the job, but some customers are simply...

Performance-Based Brake Testing

May 18, 2009
What if you could find out in 10 minutes or less precisely how each and every one of your tractor-trailer's brakes is working? You'd know how much force...