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TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice
TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice

March 15, 2016
At the recent meeting of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, fleet members talked about road salt-induced corrosion and how to combat it.

Proper Inflation is Elementary
Proper Inflation is Elementary

November 22, 2016
Keeping tires properly inflated is elementary to good maintenance, and products that aid in that quest can be valuable.

Refinishing Wheels the Right Way
Refinishing Wheels the Right Way

May 25, 2016
Road salts damage steel and aluminum wheels, and there are proper ways to maintain and repair them.

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

Better Stopping Performance Now Built Into Highway Tractors as New Rules Take Effect

September 7, 2011
Emerging from truck factories in the U.S. right now are road tractors that can stop in substantially shorter distances than those built last week. That's...

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

Tending Liftgate Batteries
Tending Liftgate Batteries

May 9, 2014
Bruce Purkey knows where the electrons go. And, as president of Purkey’s Fleet Electric and his many activities in the Technology & Maintenance Council of...

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...

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...

Mack GuardDog Connect Adds Telematics to Its Engine Monitoring System
Mack GuardDog Connect Adds Telematics to Its Engine Monitoring System

October 3, 2013
Allentown, Pa.--Mack Trucks today announced GuardDog Connect, a telematics system that executives said will speed servicing and enhance dealers’ ability to...