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
The years seem to fly by faster and faster, and 2017 is no exception! If you are planning to add a new truck to your fleet but haven’t got around it to making the addition yet, now’s the time to prioritize. Before the year ends (which is sooner than we all might care...read more
Even with the best preparation (and a preventive maintenance schedule), breakdowns and roadside emergencies happen. It’s unrealistic to think it will never happen to one of the trucks in your fleet, and you can control two things: preventive maintenance to avoid...read more
In 2016, Automakers reportedly recalled a record 53.2 million vehicles in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Truck manufacturer recalls have been on the uptick for the past three years. Let’s review the U.S....read more
Two years ago the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) pushed out the ELD Mandate which referred to rules surrounding electronic logging devices and now the deadline to get into compliance is here. Background of the ELD Mandate – The ELD Mandate stems...read more
It just seems obvious that brake safety is critical to your business. Obviously, it’s a safety issue for both your fleet and its cargo and, of course, your drivers. Also obvious is that failing brakes can cause accidents that can expose your trucking operations to...read more
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