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Five Steps to Successful Outsourcing

When you are looking to outsource your maintenance, make sure to consider all the angles.

When you are looking to outsource your maintenance, make sure to consider all the angles. Fleets have long wanted to outsource more maintenance, but have been frustrated by problems with the quality, cost and speed of the work. Today, there are more pressures on fleets to outsource than ever.

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BettsHD Introduces Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders

BettsHD launched its new line of Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders for heavy-duty tractor-trailer applications. Made from bright 16 gauge stainless steel for durability, BettsHD Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders provide a smooth design finish.

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Penray Introduces Glass Cleaner

The Penray Companies Inc. introduced Penray Plus professional-grade glass cleaner that is designed specifically for vehicle windows. Most glass cleaning products on the market are ammonia-based, and are designed either for household use or as multi-purpose cleaners.

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What Happens When Your CNG Tanks Expire?

What Happens When Your CNG Tanks Expire?

While the benefits of CNG vehicles are well documented, one issue looms over the industry that must be addressed: What happens when a dedicated CNG vehicle fuel tank reaches its expiration date? Industry experts continue to explore options for possible CNG tank recertification, as well as safer tank disposal, a federal CNG vehicle registration system, and government grant help.

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The Magic Number

Correct inflation pressure is dictated by weight, temperature and road speed – and the load and...

How do turtles mate? Why are women’s shirts buttoned on the left while men’s button on the right? How did they build the pyramids? How much air should I put in my tires? Unlike the pyramids, tire inflation needn’t be one of life’s little mysteries. Yet you may be inflating your tires TOO much.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

Tractors with gross-weight ratings of over 59,600 pounds, like this heavy haul model, are among...

Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to people we talked with. Stronger, higher-performance brakes on certain vehicles won’t even cost much more in most cases. But like Phase One two years ago, which was hardly noticed by truckers, Phase Two represents a lot of work for brake makers and truck builders.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Breakdown Service Provider

Every fleet experiences breakdowns at some point. These incredibly frustrating events eat up time, money, and good will with clients. So having a reliable service you can call on when the need arises is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. But make sure you ask questions.