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Hauling refrigerated goods in the winter: Can it be too cold?

Just a few degrees can make a big difference in terms of quality at the end of a delivery, but can the cold outside affect the cargo inside the reefer unit? Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: For optimal food quality and

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Stop winter from damaging your trailers

Trailers are susceptible to a variety of potential issues when running during the winter. Luckily, with the right maintenance program, much of this damage can be avoided altogether. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: There are two main areas of concern for

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The tale of the inefficient engine oil

What’s the scoop, you say? Use your senses, it’s this goop – goblets packed with greases, grails ladled to the brim with oils. It seems I have research to do be I to follow through with my pledge to make my truck engines run like new – this all with a little help from some

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The tale of the zero-emission zeitgeist

As of late, I fear my diesel engine truck will have little relevancy bore’d. Zero-emissions, batteries, it’s the sound of these that daily make their way to knock at my fleet’s door. But wait, is such a topic worth this hatred born of fear from my own core, or might it be this sustainability tempest

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The tale of the trashy truck chassis

Once upon a midnight dreary, I sat behind the wheel, weak and weary. And while I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, as if someone gently rapping, rapping beneath my truck floor. Such an event thrilled me – filled me with fantastic terrors I’d never felt before. When I brought my truck to

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Mack Defense reveals M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks for U.S. Army use

This week we’re on the road again, as Mack Defense recently invited us out to experience the delivery of the first production M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks, or HDTs, to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve. They were the first to roll off the company’s new production line at the Mack Experience Center in

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Observe! The truck tire pressure playbook

You’ve heard it all before: Tires are the second-highest annual cost for the average fleet, only behind fuel, and a major component of that is tire pressure. But why is that? What can you do about it? Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the

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The big secret for spec’ing a vocational truck chassis

Don’t think just because you’ve spec’d a chassis for an application in the past that the same configuration will continue to work tried and true. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: Acting as the foundation of the truck, one the first components

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The No. 1 thing to do before running electric trucks

Electric truck development has made loads of progress over the past few years, but even taking this progress into account, there’s still a lot we don’t know about incorporating these trucks into a fleet. But we do know the secrets to getting started. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series.

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Don’t overlook truck OTA engine reprogramming

Over-the-air updates are a great way to give trucks a boost in engine effectiveness and reliability without requiring a ton of downtime. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: What’s the deal with over-the-air engine reprogramming? It sounds like the start of a

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The important thing truck drivers need to know about ADAS

In the world of ADAS, the way one system works in one truck could be subtly different from the way it works in another one. It all comes down to equipment and system integrations. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: Every piece

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How the right truck tire pressure puts cash back in your pocket

What if there was a simple way to save as much as $1,000 per vehicle, per year on fuel and maintenance costs? Depending on the state of your tires, there might be. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: One thousand dollars. That’s

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