This edition of Truckers News shines light on some of the most innovative ways the trucking industry is working to improve its “green” report card. Doing the right green things in trucking also happens to pay off at the pump. Using environmentally friendly techniques to save fuel, such as reducing idling, lowering highway speeds, correctly inflating tires, optimizing oil changes and purchasing aerodynamic tractors and trailers, serves double duty by reducing emissions and saving money for you or your business. But what about ways you can do your part when you are out of the truck? How green can you be? Here are 10 simple tips I use to include my family in efforts to make the earth a better place.
We support the trucking industry’s efforts to do its part to run environmentally friendly trucking operations, but we also believe in making an difference in our own lives.
Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.