Truck and Trailer Air System Maintenance

Tractor trailer air systems are crucial for the performance of heavy trucks. They are made up of many moving parts and control more than just braking; they are also used to operate automated manual transmissions (AMTs) and some emission control components. They even work to protect freight and driver comfort through air suspension and air...

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Reefer Maintenance

Springtime is an appropriate time for inspecting and conducting maintenance on refrigerated trailers. Popular units throughout North America are powered by a small diesel engine that drives a compressor to generate cooling and heating as necessary to prevent spoilage of goods being hauled.   Important Precaution Prior to inspecting, always switch off the microprocessor to...

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Truckers: the Other Essential Workers

Everyone’s heard the saying, “If you got it, a truck brought it”. At some point in manufacturing goods everything travels by truck before it gets to us. Trucks carry everything from cars to carrots, toys to toilet paper, and now even personal protective equipment and vital vaccines. Trucking is not an easy job; but it...

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Autonomous Trucks are Coming

Driverless trucks are already being tested on North American highways. With the use of autonomous technology participating Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)s see their trucks as the wave of the future for truck transportation of freight. Several OEMs are almost ready to deploy driverless commercial vehicles for highways. The industry intends for this technology to improve...

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