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April 27, 2017
<p><em>Image courtesy of Teletrac Navman.</em></p> Teletrac Navman's ELD Solution is FMCSA Compliant

Teletrac Navman has announced its new Director ELD solution, which meets all currently published technical requirements of FMCSA's Electronic Logging Device mandate.


Productivity Gains Linked to In-House Maintenance

During a recent survey with trucking fleets, there was a strong indication that fleets with current maintenance capabilities can improve productivity by bringing additional work in house.



<p><em>Photo: GM</em></p> GM Offers Built-In Telematics Solution

Sponsored by General Motors
Telematics has evolved into a full suite of services. GM has an OEM-provided solution that can fit fleets of all types and sizes.

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<p><em>Logo: Vincentric</em></p> Ford, Nissan Top Vincentric's Fleet Value List

Ford and Nissan vehicles appeared most prominently among the vehicles chosen as having the best fleet value by Vincentric for the 2017 model year, the firm that analyzes total cost of ownership announced.



Safety Tip: Driving Near Farm Equipment

It's planting season again, so fleet drivers are encountering more farm equipment on the roads. Here's some timely advice from the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau to help drivers more safely share the road with farm equipment.


Top 7 Fed Med Card Questions

Medical certification questions perplex those responsible for qualifying commercial drivers. Share are some of the more frequently posed medical-related questions posed to J. J. Keller’s subject-matter experts.



International RH Truck Offers SAF-Holland Fifth Wheel

The Holland FW17 Series Fifth Wheel will be standard equipment on Navistar’s new International RH Series regional-haul tractor.


<p><em>Photo of 2018-MY Ford F-150 courtesy of Landi Renzo.</em></p> Landi Renzo Adds Warranty for 2018-MY CNG Systems

Landi Renzo USA is introducing a new warranty program on all of its CNG-fueled systems beginning with MY-2018 Ford vehicles with three-years/50,000 miles



<p><em>The new state-of-the-art manufacturing center will more than double the capacity of Mickey&rsquo;s existing business to over 15,000 units a year. (Photo courtesy of Mickey Truck Bodies)</em></p> Mickey Truck Bodies Breaks Ground on New Plant

Mickey Truck Bodies has broken ground on a 20,000-square-foot liftgate installation facility on the 13-acre site the company purchased in 2015 from a former furniture manufacturer.




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Chatty Chassis
‘It Doesn’t Apply to Me’

Have you ever had a conversation with a coworker, driver, or vendor, and replied to an inquiry with “Well, it doesn’t apply to me,” and left the conversation at that? Do you have help at fleet handling specific parts of your operation, such as fuel, compliance, or leasing?

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
Decrease Incidents of Unscheduled Truck Maintenance Caused by Overloading

When a truck is overloaded, its operating performance will be strained, accelerating wear-and-tear on brakes and other wear components, such as tire, which have higher failure rates because they run hotter due to the increased load. Another issue is axle overloading, which causes premature wear-and-tear on tires and suspension components.

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