Close the gap

“My best tip from hauling trade shows with a 53-foot van-trailer was to close the gap to at least 28 inches with the rear of the tractor. At about 30 inches, wind removes the aerodynamics, so I specifically measured each trailer I was hooking to avoid fuel mileage loss.”

R.A.”Bob” McConnell
Owner-operator, ROMCO Equipment

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