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The biggest truck service stories of 2022

Staying on top of truck maintenance intervals, fleets ensure trucks are in optimal working order and stay on the move. Start 2023 off with valuable service-minded knowledge that can help your fleet to set itself up for success. Takes one to know one If you want to train the next generation of leaders for successful

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Bendix school bus safety spec’ing tips

The classic yellow school bus is a symbol of safety in America, and for good reason: It is well documented as the safest form of student transportation. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offered a glimpse at technologies and training developed to make school bus transportation across North America even safer. ADAS advantage The National Association

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CarriersEdge adds fleet resource library to support driver training programs

CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, has introduced a new resource library to the CarriersEdge platform. It is designed to help drivers apply information that is covered in CarriersEdge online training courses into real-world use. The new resource library, called “Put it into Practice” (PiiPs), provides fleets with a list

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Noregon announces Fall ’22 scholarship recipients

Noregon recently announced the recipients of its Fall 2022 scholarships. Students enrolled in institutions that are part of the Education Program are eligible to apply for scholarships each semester. Noregon’s Education Program is a free service for post high-school diesel programs that provides institutions and its students with training resources, discounted Noregon purchases, and free

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How heavy-duty parts distributors are keeping up with fleet eCommerce needs

eCommerce is deceptively difficult to get right. Having the right truck parts in the right locations at the right time is already a complicated waltz–making those parts easy to find at a click of a button is another story. Every year, more fleets are flocking to the web to get the parts they need, but

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CarriersEdge course helps prevent injuries while operating a tanker

CarriersEdge has introduced a course to help drivers avoid injuries while performing tasks directly or indirectly related to operating a tanker. The “Tanker Injury Prevention” course focuses on risks associated with getting in and out of the cab, climbing on and off the tanker, securing the cargo, and handling hoses while loading and unloading cargo.

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The keys to maximizing truck uptime via aftermarket parts and service

For every second that ticks by when a truck is off the road, dollars are ticking down from a fleet’s bottom line. When the wheels are turning you aren’t only turning a profit – you’re building customer trust, too. In today’s transportation environment, suppliers and service providers help fleets increase uptime via enterprise-level thinking. These

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Trico Propane renews with NoCell

NoCell Technologies, a provider of proactive distracted driving technology for fleets, recently announced that Trico Propane has renewed its contract with the company and is outfitting its fleet of delivery and service vehicles with additional NOCELL devices. Headquartered in Rogers, Texas, Trico Propane (Tri-Co) was established in 1992. The family-owned business provides residential and commercial services

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The real-time impact of A.I.-powered in-cab cameras

In the world around us, cameras are ubiquitous. Security cameras, phone cameras, laptop cameras. There’s a camera pointed at me right now. And they’re finding their way into truck cabs. More and more fleets are spec’ing in-cab cameras that provide visibility into on-road situations that can help protect the driver. That means lots of video

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Two ways that EVs will change vehicle maintenance, and one major way it won’t

There’s no doubt that the increased market penetration of new EV sales will impact the service process once EVs begin to age. While there’s much to be said about the potential of reduced cost of ownership related to EVs, they will still need serviced regularly. To make sure your shop is prepared, here are two

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Why safety training is essential for trucking professionals

The goal of fleet safety training is to protect employees, reduce accidents, save the company money and save everyone time and headaches dealing with accidents. Most fleet safety training programs involve online courses, workshops, and hands-on training for drivers. This all is important, but it’s missing one crucial component: the fleet safety training manager. Without

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CarriersEdge adds online training courses for auto-haulers

CarriersEdge has recently unveiled a series of online training courses for auto-hauler drivers. The new suite includes “Auto-Hauler Cargo Inspection” and “Vehicle Inspections – Stinger Steer” courses. A third course, dedicated to unloading cargo, is scheduled for release this summer. The “Auto-Hauler Cargo Inspection” course outlines how to properly conduct vehicle inspection, identify damage or

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