Tag Archives: Diesel

The Lies, Trash-Talking, and Threats need to Stop

Firstly, let me say that this will be the very last time that I ever post on this ridiculous trend. I want to bring everyone up-to-date on what has been going on for over a year. You may or may … Continue reading

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IdleAire is it being reborn

IdleAire closed for business January 29, 2010, but seems it may be being reborn. An announcement on the website says that thanks to valued customers, fleets and professional drivers a new group is working to restart the service. © 2010, … Continue reading

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What is Jake Braking

I guess we are going to have to go back to the basics here, and “Officially” explain what a “Jake brake” is, and what “Jake braking” is. Some “Store bought truck drivers” bless their hearts tried to explain to someone … Continue reading

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Meijer places first fleet order for EPA 2010 trucks

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Meijer, a US Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay award-winning retailer, had placed the nation’s first fleet order for US EPA 2010 trucks with the company. Meijer purchased 40 EPA 2010 Freightliner Cascadia trucks equipped … Continue reading

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