Category: Vehicle Maintenance

  • Diesel Price Update and Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency

    Diesel Price Update and Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency

    The current average diesel price in the United States is $5.35 per gallon. Market analysts expect prices to stay above the current price until early 2023 when we could see a decline in price as per usual trends. One factor playing a role in the price predictions is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and changing policy […]

  • Roadside DOT Inspection Levels

    Roadside DOT Inspection Levels

    The purpose of a roadside inspection on individual commercial motor vehicles and drivers is to determine if they are in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and/or Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs). In the event of serious violations, the inspection may result in the issuance of driver or vehicle OOS orders. These violations […]

  • Air Brakes on CMVs – How they work & regulations you need to know

    Air Brakes on CMVs – How they work & regulations you need to know

    In 2018, the FMCSA handed out 185,592 violations to drivers for not having properly adjusted brakes (393.47E Brakes (All Others) – Clamp or Roto Type Brake Out of Adjustment). Not only is this an extremely dangerous problem to have, but it’s also avoidable with a little background on the different components that make up an […]