Class 8 Orders Remain Steady in July

According to a new report released by FTR Trucking Intelligence, heavy-duty truck orders are holding steady, while high demand and manufacturing constraints continue to cause truck availability and pricing problems. In July 2021, orders for Class 8 trucks in North America were between 25,800 and 26,500 units. That’s about 1% less than July 2020 and [...]
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How to Reduce Splash and Spray From Your Trucks

Truckers and commuters alike know the frustration and danger that road splash and spray can create. Although Congress tried to address the issue with the 1982 Surface Transportation Assistance Act, not too much has been done to tackle the problem on America’s roadways. Truck manufacturers have also tried to crack down on the issue by [...]
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Tweak Engine Settings To Save Fuel

Today’s truck engines are more complex than ever due in part to integrated electronics. While this may cause gearheads to bristle, modern engines provide customization to adjust performance and save on fuel costs. Instead of using a wrench, you use software to make changes to truck engine functionality. The Advantages of Using Software to Tweak [...]
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9 Tips to Reduce Maintenance Costs Outside the Work Truck Shop

When it comes to managing repair and replacement costs as well as fuel efficiency, maintenance plays a crucial role in saving money. While most maintenance concerns are addressed through the shop, there are plenty of things that can be done outside the shop to reduce spending, including utilizing driver education and downtime mitigation solutions.   [...]
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Driver Shortage, Insurance Cost, Top Trucking Industry Concerns

According to a new Transportation Research Institute survey, the biggest challenge facing the trucking industry today is finding new drivers. The current group of truck drivers is aging out of the industry, while potential employees don’t want to stay away from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. This driver shortage is impacting the financial health of [...]
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