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    The Pros and Cons of Low Rolling Resistance Truck Tires – Are They Right for You?

The Pros and Cons of Low Rolling Resistance Truck Tires – Are They Right for You?

If there’s one thing that every trucker
wants, it’s better fuel efficiency.
One of the ways to get better fuel efficiency is through the use of low rolling
resistance (LRR) truck tires.

However, nothing is without its
tradeoffs, and […]

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    Can You Reach 11 MPG in Your Truck? 5 Tips to Help You Get There

Can You Reach 11 MPG in Your Truck? 5 Tips to Help You Get There

Nationwide, class 7 and 8 trucks get on
average about 6 miles to the gallon.
Now, what if we told you that you might be able to push that number up to 11.

You might be thinking, […]

How to Pick the Best CB Radio (Ultimate Guide for Truckers)

If you’re a trucker, you know that Citizens Band Radio Service (CB radio) is a vital tool when you’re on the road. The CB radio allows anyone to communicate with one another through a […]

Do You Have a Fleet Asset Theft Plan? (How to Create One)

Fleet managers have a tough job overlooking many different aspects of a trucking company. Fleet managers not only have to oversee team members but vehicle maintenance as well.

A fleet manager’s worst nightmare is a […]

3-Step Guide to Surviving Tire Blowouts

Tire blowouts may be one of the most frightening things a trucker can experience while out on the road. They can happen suddenly and require quick and decisive action to avoid losing control.

Keep reading […]

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    Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement Costs for Old Trucks (Costs and Timeframe)

Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement Costs for Old Trucks (Costs and Timeframe)

Once your commercial truck begins to age and loseits former prowess, you need to start looking into replacing its brake pads and brake rotors if you are to ensure maximum safety. Whether your truck […]

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    The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

Maintenance is key for transportation carriers who want steady profitability and productivity. The best way to prevent and deal with breakdowns and to keep on top of maintenance is to look at the areas […]

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Truck Maintenance Tips

Maintaining your truck and keeping your equipment in good order will keep you and others safe on the road. Maintenance will also keep our overall operating costs down!

Basic daily procedures should be performed at the […]

Trailer Condition Requirements

Trailer condition is a critical step to check in preparation for loading, and will help to ensure a successful shipment. Trailer cleanliness prevents bacterial, chemical, and odor contamination of produce loads. Many customers and […]

Maintenance Tips

Maintaining your truck and keeping your equipment in good order will keep you and others safe on the road. Maintaining your truck also keeps operating costs down and your Carrier rating with UWC in […]