Watch: Dealing with parasitic loads in your trucks

Watch: Dealing with parasitic loads in your trucks

Fleet managers are certainly seeing the effects of parasitic loads on their trucks. In addition to all the new devices draining the electrical, fleets are still battling the usual battery-drain culprits.

So what can you do to combat this problem?

Watch the video above to learn more, and click here to watch past episodes of On the Road.

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