Tom Gelinas, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine - Page 11 of 11
Spring Time Spec suspension for trouble-free performance

Sure, today’s heavy-duty suspension systems are fairly trouble free. But, any suspension system, whether on a truck, tractor, dolly or trailer, is going to give you trouble if you try using it outside its design parameters or simply ignore routine maintenance.

Think Of It As A System

Although the components of high-power electrical systems in today’s heavy-duty trucks – starters, batteries, alternators and cables – are very robust and designed to operate without problems for many thousands of miles,they are, unfortunately, not trouble free.

We’re not in the maintenance business

This fleet manager knows it’s important to do his homework when it’s time to request proposals from his lessors. Safety, vehicle accessibility and maintenance schedules are all in the RFP.