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6 Ways Truck Fleets Can Reduce Downtime

Uptime’s a never-ending challenge for fleets, but there are tactics maintenance managers can use to reduce unscheduled downtime, according to a panel discussion at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta on Feb. 25.

Sleep on This

Overwork and limited personal time mean many Americans don’t get enough sleep at night. But if you can find a way to get more rest, you’ll be glad you did, says HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

Silver Streak Trucking Keeps Running with Mack

Mack’s GuardDog Connect telematics solution helps reduce downtime by proactively monitoring fault codes that could lead to an unplanned visit to the dealer or even shut down or de-rate a truck.

7 Mistakes to Avoid for Smooth Roadside Repairs

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.