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Keep your Diesel Fuel from Freezing this Winter

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.

Focus On: Alaska DOT’s Granite Snow Plows [Video]

What kind of a truck does it take to keep Alaska’s Thompson Pass clear of snow in winter? This Mack Granite snowplow has earned the respect of the DOT crews that patrol the snow capital of North America.

Focus On... Behind the Scenes of Mack RoadLife 2.0 [Video]

Mack Trucks sent a film crew to Valdez, Alaska to shoot an episode of its RoadLife video series about a Mack Granite snowplow and the Alaska DOT crew that works to keep the Thompson Pass open in winter. Equipment Editor Jim Park went with the crew to film the filming of RoadLife 2.0: Alaska DOT. 

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.