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Are your truck drivers fleeting? Here are equipment-based driver recruitment tips

High turnover rates are unfortunately very common in the industry as a lot of different factors and a number of variables play into the overall retention rate for any fleet. Don’t feel bad though! Retention and recruitment is an ongoing challenge impacting the industry as a whole. There are a few things you, as a

No one is talking about this reason electric trucks are losing range

Electric trucks are out there all over the country – nay, the world – not meeting the battery range they should be expected to. Why? There are plenty of possibilities. But I’m talking about the one no one is talking about. It’s not the trucks themselves, or range-saving add-ons. It’s not the charger or the

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Three fall truck maintenance checks to make before wintertime

The first day of the fall season is September 22, and with it comes a welcome change for many drivers and technicians who may have been overheating alongside their trucks in the summer. But although the cool air might feel nice now… it’s only going to get colder. And winter weather is notorious for bringing

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Ready to add electric trucks to your fleet? Are you sure?

At this point, even the most die-hard diesel enthusiasts have to at least give electrified trucks a little side-eye attention. But while these electric vehicles are perfect for some applications, there’s no need for every fleet to jump in yelling “Yippie-ki-yay” quite yet. Let’s take a look at some of the challenges you’ll need to

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Six reasons your truck tires are wearing prematurely

You spend so much money tires. For a lot of fleets it’s a problem, especially now-a-days when supply chain issues might be preventing you from getting the tires you might want or need. But, there’s something you can do to rein in those costs a bit, specifically if your tires are wearing prematurely. Click here

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Why your truck’s engine oil volume may be inexplicably increasing

Do you believe in miracles? They say that around 2,200 years ago when the Jewish rebels took down the tyrant king and reclaimed the holy temple in Jerusalem, they thought they only had enough oil to keep the menorah lit for a single night. But then a miracle occurred, and the oil lasted for eight

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The difference between using AC or DC power to charge electric trucks

When it comes to running electric trucks, It’s a Long Way to the Top if you’re starting from the bottom. It’s a whole new set of rules, and when you’re talking about High Voltage, you need to get the details right if you want to get your numbers Back in Black. Shameless song title plugs

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Where fleets could lose money with electric trucks

Fuel prices are high, so naturally, you’re probably looking into integrating electric trucks into your fleet so you can save some cheddar at the fuel pump. But here’s the problem: It’s possible that trading that fuel line for a plug isn’t doing yourself any favors. If you’ve done any research into electric trucks, you’ve no

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These truck tire checks should be routine

Let’s say the boss is looking for your latest total cost of ownership data. So, you start adding up all the tiniest details to get you there, starting with one of the biggest expenses for most fleets, the tires. You go outside, do a quick tire inspection and there’s your first data point. The trouble

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Ten questions before adding battery electric trucks to your fleet

So, you’ve done the research to determine the right battery electric trucks for your fleet, but equally as important is knowing your charging needs. That’s right, we’re talking about charging today, not about battery electric trucks at all! Because incorporating electric trucks into your fleet would be like taking delivery of 15,000 gallons of water

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Can we ever prove that autonomous trucks are safe?

Let’s say a Level 4 automated truck is driving along and – oh sorry, does that make you uncomfortable? Even if data could prove to you that autonomous trucks are without a shadow of a doubt safer and cause fewer accidents every year… it still feels wrong. Why is that? Autonomous trucks are advancing in

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Heavy-haul truck trailer maintenance tips

Let’s start here: Safety is paramount, right? If you’re a fleet manager working in the heavy-haul world, you’re certainly familiar with the safety operation requirements of your trailers. But how do you effectively stay on top of it? Well, the key to effective, long-term preventative trailer maintenance is not necessarily a checklist of tasks —

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