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Air Brake Maintenance is Critical

Every state in the U.S. has specific guidelines for operating a truck with air brakes, and the guidelines can be demanding. Here are some steps you’ll want to take before heading out on the road:

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DEF requires proper handling

Editor’s note: What follows is a quick tutorial on what diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is and how truck operators should use it. hat is DEF (diesel exhaust fluid)? DEF is the reactant necessary for the...

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Septic Trucks Need Daily Care

Septic vacuum trucks used to suction out septic tanks are highly specialized industrial vehicles, designed to withstand the rigors of this unsavory job. Daily maintenance and inspections are a priority to ensure things are...

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Fuel pumps can easily clog

Fuel pump failure can be costly and hurt a transporter’s reputation. One of the leading causes of failure is the tank. This is due to all the sediment, rust and debris from the pump...

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Time has arrived to winterize trucks

You can almost hear the cooling systems of the nation’s tank trucks heaving a sigh of relief as warm weather abates. Winter, however, isn’t any easier on a truck’s cooling system. It’s time, then,...

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Proper alignment saves tires

Proper trailer axle and wheel alignment is critical to maximizing tire life, and it’s only become more important with the use of wide-base single tires on trailers for fuel economy and weight savings. Achieving...