How to Handle Truck Inspections

We are all in a hurry to get where we need to be, and that goes even more so for those who are transporting tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise to a destination. We do what we can to make sure that we get to our destinations as quickly and […]

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Staying Cool in Summertime: The Truth Finally Comes Out

Does AC really use more fuel or does having the windows open (created wind resistance) burn more? It’s summertime! Some of us wait all year for these sacred three months, while others feel as though they are literally burning in hell due to the heat. For those of you snow misers out there, I’m sure […]

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Diamond Edge Certified Dealer

We are proud to announce that Stadium International Trucks is now a Diamond Edge Certified International Truck Dealer. This select Diamond Edge Certified network are high-performance service departments and have pledged their allegiance to the customer experience. This means more uptime for your business and better value for your truck repairs and maintenance. In International […]

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Avoid Winter Breakdowns

The winter season has tightened its grip on the region. If you want to prevent annoying breakdowns, it’s important to focus on the big three systems, cranking, fuel and brakes. Cranking system problems can be the most frustrating for a couple of reasons: they are the easiest to prevent, but can be repetitive if not […]

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Reducing Idle Time Increases Fuel Economy

When a truck is stopped idling it actually burns through about a gallon per hour, decreasing overall fuel economy by 1%. Idle fuel consumption increases quite a bit with engine speed, so fleets should implement practices to select lowest possible idle speed. Controlling Idle Time Many states and municipalities have adopted strict no-idle legislation to […]

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Get Tire ROI

Whether you’re an owner-operator or a fleet driver, tires represent a significant part of your operating costs. You can help optimize your “tire ROI” by regularly keeping up with these maintenance practices. Air Pressure Monitoring Maintaining the right inflation pressure on all your truck’s tires is the one most important maintenance practice that a driver […]

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Avoid Problems This Winter

With summer over it’s time to shift your state of mind to winter. While this is hard to do, the process of controlling your winter maintenance and repair costs should start now. It will get you ahead of the curve and prevent the risk of annoying problems and costly breakdowns by having your trucks checked […]

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Quality Means Something with Preventative Maintenance

It doesn’t matter if you are a one-truck operation or if you manage a fleet with thousands of trucks. The most important thing you can control for sustaining and improving profitability is to prevent costly breakdowns and unscheduled maintenance trips. To do this, it is important to stick to a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) program. […]

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Downspeeding Engines Make it Easy for Drivers to Save on Fuel

A number of CDL holders today came into the industry learning certain fundamentals about operating a large truck. Beginning in the late 1970’s, we learned that if you drove above 1800 rpm, because of the governor, you were forced to either shift up or back off the throttle. At the lower end, there was a […]

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It’s Time to Check the A/C

With summer approaching, it is once again time to start thinking about the A/C in your truck. When you move those dials, hopefully the A/C compressor engages and the air streaming from the dash vents feels cold. Unfortunately, the compressor may not be up to the job, may not engage at all, or may deliver […]

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