How to Extend the Life of your Diesel Engine

How to Extend the Life of your Diesel Engine

Diesel engines are dynamic machines that are popular for their fuel efficiency, horsepower, and acceleration speed. Whether you drive a diesel vehicle for your job, or they are your personal preference, you must take good care of your diesel engine if you expect optimal performance. They are also complicated machines, but regardless of your degree of understanding there are several steps you can take to ensure that your diesel engine runs efficiently and lasts a long time.

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5 Tips for Purchasing Semi-Truck Parts

5 Tips for Purchasing Semi-Truck Parts

Whether you have your own fleet business or you’re a contractual trucker out on the road, repairs and maintenance of your truck are necessary. You can save yourself a lot of time and money by sourcing the correct semi-truck parts, so you don’t have to spend more time than necessary in the repair shop. This means that getting access to the right kind of auto parts is essential to keep the customers happy and your business growing since the right parts ensure your semi-trucks can get transported items shipped out and delivered on time.

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Warning signs you need to know for your diesel engine

Warning signs you need to know for your diesel engine

Picture this: You’re finishing a long day on the road operating your diesel truck after several long days in a row. You’ve worked hard and you’re ready for a rest. But suddenly, you lose engine power, start hearing sounds from inside the engine, and your check engine light comes on your dashboard.

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Why Are Diesel Fuel Prices So High?

Why Are Diesel Fuel Prices So High?

As fuel prices continue to rise, many consumers are concerned about the reasons for such a large fluctuation in price. While diesel fuel prices vary by region in the United States, there is a general trend upwards in diesel fuel prices that isn’t for the faint of heart. While there’s not much that any layperson can do to combat the rising fuel prices, we can collectively make an effort to educate ourselves on how the retail price for diesel fuel is determined, so that we can recognize the factors at play when we see diesel fuel prices fluctuate. In this blog, we are taking you through the four components that go into a diesel fuel price, as well as other factors that can cause it to increase or decrease.

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5 Trucking Industry Trends for 2022

5 Trucking Industry Trends for 2022

Over the past year, the trucking industry has seen tremendous changes when it comes to the way it  runs and the kind of trucks that are making their way to the market. In the United States alone, the trucking and logistics industry has seen its ups and downs during the year, all of which have affected the overall production and development within this space. There have been many reasons behind the growing changes in this industry, and even more elements have changed the way work in this field is received. Now that we’re a few months into 2022, it is time to look at some of the trends that are likely to surface in the coming year to see how they would truly impact the trucking industry and even the way your truck runs.

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Cold Weather Cabin Checklist for Truckers

Cold Weather Cabin Checklist for Truckers

The crisp, fall air brings with it the likelihood of temperatures dropping enough for truck drivers to experience ice on bridges, sleet, and other dangerous roadway conditions in some parts of the country. As the holidays inch closer and closer, colder weather becomes more of a reality for diesel truck drivers and snow makes its way into the higher elevations and northern states’ forecasts. Roadway conditions can change in the matter of seconds as temperatures drop quickly when the sun goes down and seasoned truckers know all too well what that means for both visibility and overall travel. In 2020, the trucking industry safely delivered 46 million turkeys (an estimated 1.4 billion pounds)–along with all of the sides–214 million pounds of potatoes, 50 million pounds of sweet potatoes, 19 million pumpkin pies, and 80 million pounds of cranberries, to ensure Thanksgiving dinner was complete.

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