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Fuel cost is one of the biggest challenges fleet managers face, according to fleet management company Omnitracs. In its recently published infographic “Don’t Be Fuelish: The Ultimate Guide to Lowering Fleet Fuel Costs”, Omnitracs offered seven tips and tricks to improve fuel efficiency and lower fuel costs. The infographic references data from the EPA, Cummins, FMCSA and others.
Among other recommendations by Omnitracs, which include route planning and utilizing anti-idle devices, Omnitracs suggests that using an exhaust brake more often to save fuel, get more mileage out of brakes and come to a smoother stop.