March 2021

How to Receive a Proper Truck Diagnosis

  • March 15, 2021
  • Mechanical Services,
How to Receive a Proper Truck Diagnosis

A malfunctioning truck is no longer the immense burden that it used to be. Sure, nobody wants to be inconvenienced by a breakdown or other mechanical issue, but it is far easier to deal with today than it was in the past. Technological advances have given trucks more ability to recognize what is wrong before


Minimize ‘BLT’ Problems with Smart Trailers

  • March 08, 2021
  • Mechanical Services,
Minimize ‘BLT’ Problems with Smart Trailers

In the world of trucking, a BLT isn’t quite as appetizing as it may sound. That’s because the acronym doesn’t mean what it does to the rest of the world. BLT means brakes, lights, and tires, and these three things are said to be the cause of over 80% of downtime for commercial trailers. That


New Goodyear Tire Could be the Best Yet for OTR Fleets

  • March 22, 2021
  • OTR Tires,
New Goodyear Tire Could be the Best Yet for OTR Fleets

The market for earthmover tires has long been a competitive one, and new advances are bringing even more competition to the field. In November of 2020, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the RH-4A+, a new tire designed specifically for haulage in hardrock applications. This could give the already massive company another leg up


Using Data to Measure Fleet Efficiency and Productivity

  • March 01, 2021
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Using Data to Measure Fleet Efficiency and Productivity

With the unpredictable spikes and lulls in demand throughout 2020, many companies found it difficult to measure fleet efficiency and productivity. 2021 is likely to bring similar challenges, but carriers may not struggle quite as much to keep their trucks on the road. It is important for fleet owners to measure productivity throughout their fleet