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...read more
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...read more
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?...read more
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,...read more
The trucking industry is facing a driver shortage and attracting new drivers into the industry is a top goal of many trucking companies. While hiring new, inexperienced truck drivers is quintessential to the growth of the industry as a whole and may be the only option...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
As another year quickly comes to a close, we are most likely spending time reflecting on the past 365 days as well as developing a plan for the next. While every trucking operation is unique and what you’ve done well or need to improve next year will vary, we’ve put...read more
Winter is here and with cold weather conditions come many driving challenges. Winter fleet safety is imperative to keeping your trucks running at their best, protecting your drivers from unnecessary dangers and avoiding risk to your business operations. Rely on Wiers...read more
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