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With semi-truck tire costs on the rise, a blowout can take the wind right out of your wallet. A semi-truck tire repair is the solution. Despite semi-truck tire repairs taking many different forms, there are several ways you can make the repair process easy and safe. The very best way to mitigate repairs is to… Read more »

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) highlights the consequences of inattentiveness around work zones.

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Despite vibrant orange cones, reflective tape, and sign holders waving cautions to motorists, 956 individuals lost their lives in a preventable work zone accident in 2021. Tragically, work zone incidents are all too common, ranging from injury to fatality. Data courtesy of workzonesafety.org.   To spread awareness for work zone safety, the Maryland Department of… Read more »

best steer tires for trucks

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According to tire experts, steer tires are the most critical tires on your truck. Period. Steer tires handle the brunt of the truck’s weight when braking and cornering. They determine your steering and handling performance entirely. Long story short: When picking out steer tires for your rig, you won’t want to compromise on the treads… Read more »

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The annual CVSA Roadcheck sends a surge of safety awareness throughout the carrier industry. For those prepared carriers, the Roadcheck presents a great opportunity to self-evaluate. For carriers caught unprepared, as many as 19% end up sidelined. To keep your rig safe and en route, here are the 2024 CVSA International Roadcheck details.   Details… Read more »

michelin airless tires

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2024 is looking to be a revolutionary year for tire technology. With vendors like Michelin standing at the forefront of pioneering new tech, carriers can expect substantial changes in how they roll… including Michelin airless tires. Here are the top tech tire trends to look for in 2024.   Michelin Airless Tires You read that… Read more »

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Transport Topics highlighted the volatility of fuel prices in a recent Tweet: Fuel’s ups and downs have left many carriers dizzied by an erratic market, but not all have had to pinch their pennies. Resourceful carriers are finding ways to cut fuel costs and beat the market, getting ahead on trucking’s most essential expense. Here’s… Read more »

michelin semi truck tires

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  From 2021 to 2023, tire prices have increased 21.4%… and they’re rising.   Image courtesy of DOT-ready.com. Demand and inflation have propelled tire prices to crushing heights for carriers nationwide. As truckers seek to cope, many have scoured the market for pricing solutions on credible tire brands. Fortunately, the ECS tire program provides competitive… Read more »

Taking the initial steps to make a truck fuel efficient can be taxing, but the enormous costs saved can be worth it.

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As fuel prices gradually climb again, many carriers seek to outpace trends by cutting fuel costs. Fuel cards are the best way to save at the pump (just check out this article to see why ), but optimizing your truck for fuel efficiency is another fantastic way to save on your most significant expense. Here’s… Read more »