Category: Fuel Efficiency

How Truck Drivers Can Save on Fuel

Reducing Fuel Consumption

Fuel is typically expensive, isn’t it? If you’re just filling up a motorbike, it’s not too bad, but if you’re filling up a semi-truck, you’re going to need lots and lots of fuel and the costs add up over time. That’s why trucking companies are always looking for ways to save on fuel, as they… Read more »

Are Clean Air Diesel Engines the Future of Trucking?

The trucking industry has been running on diesel fuel for many, many years now. Over the years, diesel gas has had a negative connotation attached to it due to its effect on the environment. However, diesel run trucks are running on cleaner and more efficient gas thanks to an improvement in design of diesel fueled… Read more »

Diesel Prices Are Continuing to Fall

Platinum Drivers

For many years, regular unleaded gas has been cheaper than diesel, but now, it’s just the opposite. Diesel prices are decreasing while regular unleaded gas in on the rise. Because of this, the times are going extremely well especially for U.S. truckers. Consumers continue to buy and sell goods that are being shipped through freight… Read more »

Tips for Drivers: Efficiently Loading Semi-Trucks

Whether it is drums, cargo wrapped and placed on skids, or individually wrapped commodities, it is important to pack any semi-truck properly. Knowing that the maximum gross vehicle weight should not exceed 40 tons, figuring the load size has to be the first consideration when packing. Next, ensure that you have the proper equipment such… Read more »

Training Truck Drivers to Reduce Fuel Costs

Fuel-efficient drivers mean cost-efficient services. Help your drivers reduce pollution and fuel costs by training them accordingly. There are many factors that go into operating heavy trucks, and some novice drivers may overlook huge opportunities to save money and gas. Let’s take a look at a few ways drivers can reduce fuel costs: Driving speed… Read more »