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Archive for September, 2016

Daimler Introduces New Electric Vehicles

Friday, September 30th, 2016

New electric vehicles from Daimler point towards the future of trucking.

Daimler has announced two exciting new electric commercial vehicles that will be rolling out throughout the United States over the next few years. In even more exciting news, they have developed a concept truck that is highly connected, efficient, and electric! Why are Daimler’s new electric vehicles at the forefront of new trucking technology and why should you be interested? (more…)

Advice for Driving Safely in Fog

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Foggy weather is less dangerous when you’re prepared with these tips for driving safely through fog.

Truckers are used to driving through all kinds of different road conditions. From roads slick with wet leaves, rain, or black ice, truckers have the skills and experience to know how to be safe on the road. For those truckers who are new to the industry, this can take a little practice, especially since it takes time to simply adjust to driving a bigger vehicle. Here are some tips for driving safely in fog. (more…)

High Protein Snacks for Truckers on the Road

Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Snacks made out of high protein foods are especially good for truckers.

When you spend your days and nights on the road, it can be difficult to eat balanced meals, let alone healthy snacks. Some stretches of roads are full of greasy 24-hour diners, fast food chains, and convenience stores with limited options. How can you find snacks that are in it for the long haul and full of protein to keep you feeling full? Here are some high protein snack ideas for your next trip. (more…)

Lower-Viscosity Oils Add Up to Savings

Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Switching to lower-viscosity oils may save your company some money.

Starting in December of this year, there is a whole new American Petroleum Institute (API) oil classification rolling out with lower viscosity parameters for fuel-efficient engines. From now on, there will be two different oil categories for your truck. How can you take advantage of newer, lower-viscosity oils and save some money in the process? (more…)

DOT Proposes New Speed Limiter Rule

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Freightliners may soon be limited on how fast they can travel.

When we see a fancy sports car racing down the highway, weaving in and out of traffic, it’s tempting to wish that they had a limit on how fast their vehicle can go. While there are no speed limiters implemented in regular cars and trucks, there will soon be speed limiters in freightliners. This is not because truck drivers drive erratically. It’s quite the opposite: the lower speed implemented on these trucks is aimed at decreasing the damage inflicted in an accident and giving expert truck drivers more reaction time to gain control of the vehicle. (more…)

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