5 Tips to Extend Tire Duration and Improve Fuel Economy

Peggy Fisher of Tire Stamp, Inc., spoke of the “Facts behind low-rolling-resistance tires” at the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting and here are the tips she had for us.

1. Keep tires properly inflated all the time

2. Take advantage of technology

3. Switch to low-rolling-resistance tires

4. Keep tractors and trailers aligned

5. Keep a tight rein on vehicle speed

To get rolling go to HDT>> for further explanations on these tips

Trucking Fleet saving million a year with fuel efficiency

MVT a trucking fleet in Texas has a reputation for being the most fuel-efficient trucking fleet in the US. Well, the have just one-upped themselves by buying 1,200 FlowBelow Tractor AeroKits which will lower their need for diesel by 300,000 gallons, which will save them more then one million dollars. With this technology the tractors trailers will get 9 miles per gallon as opposed to the standard 5.8 miles per gallon. For more info go to KGNS>>