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Keep hydraulic oil clean! Or Jim Alexander will find you
Thursday September 22, 2016 11:31 AM
RALEIGH, NC — Jim Alexander may be the most passionate person on the planet when it comes to hydraulic oil. That’s why he gets so frustrated when he sees operators without a high quality...
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Is it time for a new tire repair provider? Find out
Wednesday September 21, 2016 6:55 PM
RALEIGH, ON — Maybe it’s time for a change? Gary Tatum, a senior tire engineer at Goodyear for 35 years, has some tips about evaluating the quality of your tire repair provider.
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TMC panel explores evolution of engine coolants
Wednesday September 21, 2016 3:24 PM
RALEIGH, NC — It’s a new world out there for coolants. These days, Homer Hogg says from time to time he gets calls from people detecting an ammonia smell in their truck, the caller often...
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Peterbilt technician program growing, expanding scope
Monday August 22, 2016 11:01 AM
DENTON, TX – Peterbilt’s Technician Institute (PTI) has graduated more than 200 service technicians and expanded to three campuses since the program first launched in July 2014.
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Tread depth biggest violation in U.S. Roadcheck
Monday July 25, 2016 11:18 AM
PORTLAND, OR -- The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck inspection blitz this year focused on tires, and an analysis of inspection data shows that tread depth was by...
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Low-vis lube brings modest fuel saving for modest investment
Tuesday June 28, 2016 1:25 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — Class 8 over-the-road fleets can realistically expect fuel savings from low-viscosity oils, states a new report from Trucking Efficiency, an initiative under the North...
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NEWNew collision avoidance system study puts tech to the test
Tuesday June 21, 2016 11:14 AM
WASHINGTON, DC — A new field study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents some of the impressive safety capabilities of collision avoidance systems (CAS), while...
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Ontario unveils 24 new summer road and bridge projects
Monday June 20, 2016 4:40 PM
TORONTO, ON — Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation has unveiled 24 new key highway improvements underway in Central Ontario for the 2016 summer construction season.
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