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CAFE Rules and How They Affect You

CAFE Rules and How They Affect You

Here’s a review of the history behind the CAFÉ rules (which stands for the Corporate Average Fuel Economy). These standards were enacted by the United States Congress in 1975, after the 1973-74 Arab Oil Embargo, to improve the average fuel economy of cars and light...

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Trucking Regulations: What You Need To Know

Trucking Regulations: What You Need To Know

Regulations and rules are as much a part of the inner workings of the trucking industry as are fuel prices and traffic. The current situation is in a state of flux with many trucking regulations that seemed imminent, now, under a new presidential administration facing...

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Data, Data Everywhere!

Data, Data Everywhere!

So, you’ve made the great decision to tap into the power of Telematics technology to gain insights into your business. Excellent move. You may be asking yourself a few questions: How do I interpret all of this fleet data? How do I determine what’s actually relevant?...

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Your Guide to Fleet Acquisition Strategy

Your Guide to Fleet Acquisition Strategy

Your fleet acquisition strategy is the cornerstone of your trucking business’s success. The plan that fits your business operations is contingent on many factors like your budget, available cash flow, the current interest rates, the condition of your existing fleet,...

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Are Your Trucks At Their Optimal Fighting Weight?

Are Your Trucks At Their Optimal Fighting Weight?

Truck overloading is a leading cause of accidents, increased liability and costly legal proceedings. Truck overloading can cause a range of problems, including: shifting cargo, misjudged braking distances, unbalanced loads, undue wear-and-tear, lane-change hazards and...

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The Scoop on SCR Emissions

The Scoop on SCR Emissions

Emissions reduction is a goal of the EPA and SCR emissions are on their radar. The trucking industry, in most cases, has committed to working toward cleaner trucking, but for the average fleet manager or small trucking operations owner, understanding the impact and...

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The Art of Fixing Small Problems Fast!

The Art of Fixing Small Problems Fast!

When it comes to mobile truck repair, diagnosing problems and having parts readily available is critical to getting your trucks back on the road. With ongoing deadlines and hectic schedules, it’s easy to put maintenance aside “for another day.” But if your trucks are...

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Wiers is so much more than truck service, sales, and leasing. We’re a partner in helping you build a successful fleet, and keeping it running at top quality.