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The Importance of Sleep for Commercial Drivers

Getting the right amount of sleep can prevent accidents, health problems and mental decline. As a commercial driver, you shouldn’t push yourself to perform to the detriment of your sleep. Sleep and Your Physical Health Your body is regulated by a circadian rhythm – an internal clock that controls your sleep-wake cycle and drives your […]

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Protect Your Brakes From Winter Hazards

Good brakes can be a literal lifesaver during the winter months. That’s why it’s essential to maintain your commercial brakes’ integrity and prepare for wet conditions, snow and ice, and corrosion. Wintertime Corrosion Whether it’s debris, road salt, or magnesium chloride, contaminants can build up on your brake systems and cause breakdowns on the road. […]

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Planning Ahead

Taking a proactive approach to your fleet’s maintenance schedule can save you time and money and save you from costly breakdowns. All complex items such as expensive tractors and trailers need to be tended to so maintenance planning is a critical component of owning and operating your fleet vehicles. Save Time And Money It takes […]

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Do You Know How Fast You Were Going?

We live in a fast-paced world, and most jobs want things done yesterday. But remember the impact speed, weight, and grade have on your brakes before you put the pedal to the metal. It’s Just Physics When you pump the brakes, the braking mechanisms convert kinetic energy to thermal energy. Meaning, the brakes change the […]

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Choosing the Right Axle Setup Can Be Harder than it Seems

When hauling heavy loads, far more goes in to picking the right trailer than merely hitching up whatever is available. This is particularly true when it comes to axle configuration. While tandem axles are certainly the most common on the road today, some companies choose to go with spread axle trailers to help manage particular […]

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Keep Your Fleet on their Feet with Tire Management

Do you know the health of your fleet? As a manager of fleet services, the overall condition of your fleet is always at the forefront of your mind. But with so many vehicles and factors to oversee, it can be overwhelming. Fleet managers must keep track of oil, engines, body and trailer maintenance, and, of […]

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