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Winter Driving

Preventing fuel freeze-ups in heavy-duty diesel trucks is much easier than fixing the problem after it happens. Stay on top of your fuel tank maintenance and pay close attention to what you put into the tank; these are the only sure-fire solutions for preventing cold-weather failures.

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How Alaska DOT Uses GPS for Precision Plowing

If snow plow drivers who work Alaska's Thompson Pass worried about driving in white-out conditions, the road would never get cleared. But thanks to an ultra-precise GPS system, these snow plow crews are able to get the work done.

The Challenge of Logistics in Alaska

Transportation is the lifeblood of America's largest state, but challenges posed by geography and weather mean options are severely limited for eight months of the year.

Meet a Mack Snowplow Built for Tough Alaskan Winter [Photos]

Equipment Editor Jim Park shares photos from Valdez, Alaska, where he joined Mack Trucks' video crew filming an episode for season 2 of the Road Life series. The series is about Mack customers and their trucks, and this episode features a Mack Granite snowplow specially built for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

The polar vortex storm that brought South Pole temperatures to the Midwest drastically reduced commercial fleet activity in the Chicago area and caused UPS and the U.S. Postal Service to suspend parcel and mail deliveries in several other states.