Posts Tagged ‘commercial trucks’

How Gasoline and Diesel Engines Compare in Commercial Trucks

Friday, May 15th, 2020
How Gasoline and Diesel Engines Compare in Commercial Trucks

Commercial trucks have made the shift to diesel technology because fleet owners recognize the long-term value of leveraging this type of engine and fuel.

While more than 97 percent of all U.S. Class 8 trucks — the class including tractor-trailers — run on diesel fuel, it seems strange this day in age for companies to debate whether they should have fleets of commercial trucks with gasoline or diesel engines. Commercial trucks have made the shift to diesel technology because fleet owners recognize the long-term value of leveraging this type of engine and fuel. In truth, cost determination for acquiring and maintaining these vehicles are important to consider, as it is typically in any business. However, when we compare gasoline and diesel engine performance and operation for commercial trucks, one can see why diesel engines amount to the superior choice. (more…)

Sharing The Road with Commercial Trucks

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Sharing The Road with Commercial Trucks

While our commercial trucks are making their trips, here’s how other vehicles can navigate safely around them on the roads.

When drivers operate their commercial trucks, they do so with caution. Truckers keep in mind that they share the road with other vehicles, and adjust their driving accordingly. The other drivers on the road can do their part to drive safely near these large commercial vehicles. Not only will this defensive driving make it easier for truckers to drive their trailers safely, but it can also prevent the other drivers from getting into serious accidents themselves. Here are some must-know tips for vehicles when sharing the road with commercial trucks. (more…)