As we have heard before, driver training and education on how to run their vehicles appropriately and efficiently is one of the most important pieces in proper fuel use. The article talks about how the driver “may have as much as a 20 to 30% impact on over fuel efficiency”. When this is summed across a whole fleet, or across all of the trucking fields of one nation alone, the results can be staggering.
No matter the time of year, truck brakes need to be kept in tip-top shape in order to ensure the safety of the rig’s driver and everyone else on the road. The article speaks to both drivers and fleet managers.