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Taking Tire Pressure Management to the Next Level

More and more information management options are becoming available today as tire pressure...

Tire pressure monitoring and inflation systems are a proven way for fleets to manage one of their biggest consumable items and ensure safe operation. New technologies will take the capabilities of these systems to the next level.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid for Smooth Roadside Repairs

Having the right information helps determine if a technician with tools should be sent to the...

Even with the greatest preventive maintenance programs, you still are going to have some failures.Yet not all fleets do a good job of managing the breakdown process. Here’s a look at common mistakes fleets make when it comes to emergency roadside service.

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Year in Review: The Truck Aftermarket in 2017

Photo: Steven Martinez

Because of the importance of parts and service to fleet efficiency, fleet owners and managers pay close attention to developments and trends in the truck parts and service aftermarket. Aftermarket Editor Denise Rondini recaps some of the key aftermarket issues from 2017.

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Commentary: An Update on Right to Repair

Denise Rondini

The independent aftermarket — and by extension fleets — are better off today because of Right to Repair efforts, says Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini in her December column.

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5 Tips for Servicing Cummins ISX15 Engines

Photos courtesy of Industrial Parts Depot

Keeping abreast of the latest part updates and installation techniques can prevent costly errors and even catastrophic failures. Here are five tips for avoiding serious issues when servicing Cummins ISX15 engines.

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Rush Tech Skills Rodeo Awards Dinner [Photos]

A steak dinner and a festive mood kicked off the night.

Rush Truck Centers wrapped up its 12th Annual Technician Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017, with a large banquet honoring winners reflecting every OEM and supplier in the national truck dealer's portfolio. All told, more than $225,000 in cash and prizes were awarded before the evening was through. Photos courtesy of Rush Truck Centers

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Rotary Offers Tire Changer for Heavy Duty Trucks

Rotary Offers Tire Changer for Heavy Duty Trucks

Rotary has introduced a full line of heavy-duty tire changers designed to help technicians quickly change tires on virtually any vehicle – including trucks, buses and agricultural equipment – in the shop or on the road.

Got Questions

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

https://www.geotab.com/?utm-source=hdt&utm-medium=sponsorship&utm-campaign=heavy-truck&utm-content=gotquestions-logo-1017

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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Commentary: 3 Ways to Improve Technician Recruiting

Denise Rondini

Fleets have been struggling with the technician shortage for years, and it doesn’t look like there will be a silver bullet to solve the problem anytime soon. However, there are some things you can do to improve your odds of getting the technicians you need.