Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Email Newsletter
December 2010 -- Issue #017
we provide real world tips that help professional truck drivers save
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Truckers' Savings Blog
Below are the "bloglets" (from newest to oldest) we have
published on our Truckers'
Savings Blog since our last email newsletter. They contain
the titles and snippets of articles we have found online that concern
truck drivers and money, such as:
- news about opportunities for
saving money or getting rebates;
- articles revealing how drivers
saved money or lost money (as examples to learn from); and;
- situations that could cost
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Pennsylvania no longer allows indemnity protection
A new law that is days away from taking effect in
Pennsylvania does away with indemnification clauses in motor carrier
Intended to level the playing field for trucking companies and
professional drivers, shippers that improperly load product will be
prevented from shifting liability. As of Dec. 19, contractual language
to the contrary will be void.
Joe Rajkovacz, OOIDA's director of regulatory affairs, said truckers
welcome the news that the indemnity protection is now law in
"This law is good for truckers. It stops the predatory practice of
truckers being coerced into indemnifying shippers or receivers from
their own negligence," he said.
TravelCenters of America launches StayFit Driver Health
& Wellness Program
TravelCenters of America announces its new StayFit health &
wellness initiative designed to help professional drivers make
"better-for-you" choices about what to eat and exercise while on the
road. The StayFit program launches January 1, 2011, just in time for
New Year's Resolutions.
"Drivers have asked ask us to help them be healthier and make better
food choices." said Tom O'Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters of
America. "Our facilities have the room, the systems and the flexibility
to offer a program like StayFit for the benefit of those drivers. Only
full-service facilities like TA and Petro can offer a program with all
the elements of StayFit. We do this because we listen, and respect the
needs of our guests. We want them to live healthy lives doing what they
love to do and keeping our country moving."
The StayFit program includes elements for better living:
Report: US Cargo Theft Rate Increases 28 Percent on
FreightWatch International published its first Holiday Cargo Theft
Report, reviewing cargo theft statistics from the seven major holidays
in the United States. The report showed a 28 percent increase in cargo
theft on a per-day basis compared with the other calendar days.
"While it is common knowledge in the logistics security industry that
cargo thieves do not take holidays, this report allows us to identify
the actual impact," stated Dan Burges, Corporate Director of Global
Shipments are at additional risk over long holiday weekends and thieves
are particularly active over these periods for a variety of reasons,
primarily because cargo is not in motion and is often left unguarded.
Diesel fuel treatment
The Super Duty Diesel Fuel Treatment, for use in long-haul
applications, is designed to improve fuel mileage and engine
performance. The treatment is formulated with engine detergents that
remove gum, deposits and sludge buildup from injectors and fuel
systems. The treatment also helps protect against corrosion and
SmartWay verified long-haul tires
The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay
verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular
wear and extend mileage, the company says.
Public cold to U.S. 460 toll talk in Virginia
Virginia residents say they don't want a public-private toll road
leading in and out of the Hampton Roads ports. According to media
reports, the sentiment during a recent public hearing was
overwhelmingly negative about the proposed new U.S. Route 460 that
would link Petersburg and Suffolk, VA.
Three companies - Multimodal Solutions LLC, 460 Partners Inc., and
Cintra Infraestructuras of Spain are vying for the right to build,
operate, maintain and collect tolls on the proposed 55-mile highway.
Each company is seeking a long-term concession to collect tolls on the
roadway for 75 to 99 years.
Proposed toll rates on Route 460 could prove to be pricey for truckers.
As Land Line reported online and in its December/January issue, one of
the companies would charge truckers a flat rate of $75 for a
full-length trip, while another would charge 14 to 18 cents per mile.
The third company, Cintra, has not included truck tolls so far in its
A new hybrid breakthrough?
"With the cost of the battery remaining a principal hurdle, a dual
battery system could bring these costs down and help accelerate the
electric revolution for bus and delivery truck fleets representing
hundreds of thousands of vehicles." -Lembit Salasoo, senior electrical
engineer and principal investigator for GE Global Research's hybrid bus
So late last week, GE rolled out what it dubs a potential
"breakthrough" hybrid propulsion system that it thinks could help
accelerate the electrification of bus fleets, delivery trucks and other
larger, heavy-duty vehicle fleets.
The key to this new hybrid package is what GE calls a "dual battery
system" that pairs a high-energy density sodium battery with a
high-power lithium battery. GE at least thinks a dual system with high
power and high energy storage capacity could achieve the optimal
electric driving range and acceleration requirements at a more
practical size scale and cost for larger vehicles.
GreenRoad adds idling-management solution
According to GreenRoad, its GreenRoad 360 customers already see up to a
10% improvement in fuel economy and with a new idling performance
solution from the company, those same customers could see an additional
2 to 5% improvement.
The new idling-management capability identifies specific drivers,
vehicles or trips that negatively impact fuel performance, the company
said, automatically identifying idling activities that are exceptions
to company policy based on pre-set thresholds.
Truck fuel economy rule open for comment
The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration have officially published their joint proposal on
regulating fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for medium and
The docket is now open for comment by interested parties and
stakeholders until Jan. 31.
Winter Truck Driving Tips
Old Man Winter is soon coming back, so it's important to prepare for
the season's hazardous conditions and review some basic commercial
truck driving winter safety tips.
Remember, the three P's of safe winter driving are prepare for the
trip, protect yourself and prevent crashes on the road.
Study: Tough anti-cellphone rules reduce company crashes
Companies that strictly enforce bans on cell phone use while driving
among employee drivers have lower fleet crash rates that other firms
with milder policies, according to a study conducted by the Network of
Employers for Traffic Safety.
The study -- covering 45 companies, 400,000 vehicles and 8 billion
miles traveled -- found that companies with the lowest crash rates were
most likely to have a total ban on talking and texting while behind the
wheel and several were also more likely to terminate a driver for
violating the policy.
Cargo Theft Costing Consumers; Task Force Makes Arrests
A state task force says thieves are making millions by stealing semis
and the cargo they carry along local highways, but WFTV found out six
members of a cargo theft ring were arrested. The cargo thefts make
things more expensive for everyone, because the more they steal, the
more it costs in insurance and that gets passed to you.
Investigators said the cargo thieves go after
Espar heater rebates available from Thermo King
Thermo King is offering rebates this fall for customers purchasing
select Espar heaters from participating Thermo King dealers. Customers
can qualify for rebates of up to $1,000 when they purchase qualifying
quantities of select Espar heaters through Dec. 31, 2010.
Yokohama Raising Tire Prices
Yokohama Tire Corp. will increase prices on its light and medium
commercial truck tires in the United States by 6 percent, effective
January 1, 2011.
New York will soon offer incentive to reduce idling
A new law in New York allows truckers to avoid sacrificing payload for
cab comfort. In addition, a U.S. Senate proposal is in the offing,
which would compensate truckers for a portion of the purchase price of
Trailer skirts: A proven fuel-saver
... In SAE track testing, Freight Wing found its older-style aluminum
fairings with 16 inches of ground clearance yielded a 4% fuel savings
while its new Aeroflex product that rides just eight inches off the
ground delivers a 7% fuel savings.
SAE-approved fuel testing methodology, such as that
employed by FPInnovations during its well-known Energotests in
Blainville, Que., has validated the fuel-saving claims of trailer skirt
manufacturers. The 2008 version of Energotest found trailer skirt
systems from Freight Wing and Transtex Composite provided 7.5% and 7.4%
fuel savings respectively. But those track tests are conducted entirely
at highway speeds and don't account for stop-and-go traffic or other
"A fleet that's doing local deliveries and never getting
over 30 mph is not going to see the same results," Graham admits,
noting most line-haul fleets will realize a 5-6% fuel savings overall.
Compact APU offers closed-loop cooling option
Willis Power Systems has introduced the Willie APU, which the company
said features easy installation of a closed-loop cooling system on any
commercial truck. The auxiliary power unit will initially be sold
through The Larson Group as well as various Rush Truck Centers and
Hunter Truck Sales locations.
Lightweight and compact, Willis said the Willie offers
50% more engine power and twice the heating capacity of competitive
units. It is both CARB- and EPA-compliant and is available in diesel or
Trucker To Trucker Special Road Service Offer From
A new TruckerToTrucker.com special road service offer is now available
for their membership. Finally, there is an end to on-the-road breakdown
and service problems. Over the road truckers no longer need to sit by
the roadside when help can be just a simple toll free call away with
this Trucker To Trucker members-only special road service offer. The
one-year program is just $299, a savings of $100!
Using solar power to keep truck drivers cool
A trio of companies has joined forces to develop a truck cabin air
conditioning system that uses solar energy generated from panels on the
trailer's roof area for its power.
The "i-Cool Solar" system stores electricity via the
photovoltaic panels in special on-board batteries and uses the stored
energy to power the cabin air conditioner when the truck is idle.
Virginia to open truck-only rest area
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Nov. 4 launched a new pilot program to
provide additional truck parking along the Commonwealth's Interstates.
For what McDonnell described as a "minimal cost to the
Commonwealth," the program will use undeveloped properties owned by the
Virginia Department of Transportation as truck-only rest areas. The
American Trucking Associations and the Virginia Trucking Association
applauded the program.
The pilot period will last 90 days, followed by a 60-day
evaluation period. The truck safety rest area will continue operations
during the 60-day evaluation period.
IdleAire changes name to IdleAIR
IdleAIR, previously named IdleAire, provides electrification at 16
truck stops and plans to have the service at six additional locations.
The Tennessee-based company is also offering special
basic service at $1.25 an hour, plus local tax, at nine sites through
IdleAIR is available at truck stops in Arkansas,
California, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. Soon, it
will also be provided at Virginia and Pennsylvania locations, according
to the company.
How to: Beat Corrosion
It's good old dirt, along with winter chemicals, that causes your
tractor's beautiful finish to deteriorate. Periodic care can stop that
Regular washing every two weeks and after a snowstorm is
ideal. Have it cleaned professionally unless you can do a comparable
Also, cleaning off rust with sandpaper and repainting
the spots, restoring the finish of aluminum components, and waxing key
areas will guarantee a truck that will look young even when it's old.
NNP program offers discounts to commercial
National Purchasing Partners (NPP), one of the nation's largest group
purchasing organizations, has announced agreements that provide
commercial transportation companies with significant discounts on
products and services from Verizon Wireless, Goodyear Tire &
Rubber, TalentWise and Staples.
The program is available to NPP members involved in
commercial trucking, container haulage, domestic courier services, taxi
or limousine services or para-transit, according to Andrew Forrester,
Membership in NPP is free; there is no cost to join or
obligation to participate, he said.
The forgotten fuel economy factor
"The two main issues with fuel economy are idle time and how you drive
the truck. Those are management issues, not engine design issues." -
Tom Diefenbacker, director of diagnostics, electronic features, support
for Navistar and former director of electronic products for Detroit
Countless truck engineers from all the major OEMs -
engine and truck makers alike - have told me (and continue to tell me)
that all the design improvements they make to improve heavy truck fuel
economy can be nullified simply by poor driving and operating habits:
excessive engine idling, improper shifting, excessive road speed, hard
braking and accelerating ... the list goes on.
Canada Follows U.S. Lead on Fuel Efficiency Standards
As expected, Canada has announced plans to follow the U.S. lead in
developing Co2 emissions standards - fuel economy standards - for
medium and heavy vehicles.
Should You Buy Food with Cash or Plastic?
New behavioral research finds that people who buy food with cash tend
to make better choices than people who pay with credit and debit cards.
Government to propose truck fuel efficiency rules
... Overall, the proposal is expected to seek reductions of 10 percent
to 20 percent in fuel consumption and emissions based on the vehicle's
size. Large tractor-trailers tend to be driven up to 150,000 miles
(240,000 kilometers) a year, making them ripe for improved miles per
Environmental groups have pointed to a National Academy
of Sciences report this year that said the trucks could make broad
improvements during the decade through existing technologies. The
report found that using advanced diesel engines in tractor-trailers
could reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 percent by 2020 while hybrid
versions of garbage trucks and buses could see a 35 percent cut in fuel
use by 2020.
Inverter and shore power kit
The Tundra inverter and shore power kit offers shore power and hotel
load capabilities for the NITE no-idle systems. The shore power
function allows drivers to connect their parked truck to grid
electricity where available. It includes an extension cord and a
switching box that automatically detects 110V AC power and provides
vehicle with AC power and 12-volt DC power.
Trailer aerodynamics package
The Next Generation trailer aerodynamics system avoids sideskirts and
reduces drag by managing airflow underneath and above the trailer. The
system is compliant with the California Air Resources Board's
greenhouse gas regulations and is certified by the Environmental
Protection Agency's SmartWay Program. The system is made of
polyethylene plastic designed to withstand road debris, chemicals, ice
and other abrasions.
Freightliner calls efficiency trucking's watchword for
... [David Siler, general manager/central region for Freightliner
Trucks at Integer Research's Diesel Emissions Conference &
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum said that] ... Daimler is planning
internally to improve the fuel efficiency of its Class 8 trucks 20%
between now and 2020, with a five-year goal to boost freight efficiency
Lane departure warning helps avoid crashes: UofM
Crash warning systems make drivers more aware of the traffic around
them, maintains lane discipline and reduces the risk of accidents,
according to results from a pilot project by the University of Michigan
Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and Takata Corp.
Using Takata's SafeTraK Lane Departure system, 38
percent of commercial drivers report that the system prevented them
from potentially having a crash, and 83 percent said they would prefer
a truck equipped with the integrated warning systems.
Agencies eye national heavy truck fuel standards
Proposed federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions and fuel
economy for heavy-duty trucks announced Oct. 25 would reduce Co2
emissions and fuel consumption 20 percent by the 2018 model year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimate 7 percent to 20
percent fuel efficiency gains over model years beginning in 2014. At a
press conference announcing the proposed standards, a senior EPA
official said an owner-operator could pay for technology upgrades in a
new heavy-duty truck within a year and save up to $74,000 over the
truck's useful life. Lower-mileage trucks would require longer payback
periods of up to four to five years.
Truckers Fined for Violating Weight Limit
... The weight limit for the bridge is five tons. About a month ago,
the weight limit was lowered from ten tons.
In the meantime, police said, careless truck drivers who
don't pay attention to detour and weight restriction signs are paying a
One truck driver said he didn't realize he was over five
tons. His fine was $1,900.
The driver of another tractor-trailer faces a $6,000
Five Ways to Avoid ATM Fees
Have you been dinged with an ATM fee recently? You're certainly not
alone. According to the 2010 Checking Study, released by Bankrate.com
this week, bank fees have risen to record numbers.
Since 2009, ATM fees have increased by 5%, to an average
$2.33 (an all-time high). And if you've ever used an out-of-network
ATM, you know first-hand that you typically end up paying double: the
ATM's fee, and then one from your bank. Those fees have also increased,
by 7%, to $1.41.
CTA handbook to help drivers maximize tax returns
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has published a new book that
shows company drivers how to track their travel and meal expenses to
maximize their tax returns.
The CTA says that by taking advantage of the federal
government's decision to increase the deductible amount for meals
purchased while on the road, a company driver can significantly
increase his or her tax return.
Each book will last a driver one year. Companies are
invited to pre-order by Nov. 30 to receive a 10% discount.
EPA-DOT drop fuel efficiency axe
... During the press conference, however, NHTSA spokesman Ron Medford
said linehaul truck operators would see "really quick payback on small
investments." Without explaining how the figure was arrived at, he said
truck operators would be investing some $5,900 in buying a compliant
truck while saving as much as $74,000 at the pump over the vehicle's
Washington does not have a sterling record in predicting
the costs associated with mandates such as this one, it's worth noting.
And in this case, the first-ever attempt to demand specific levels of
truck efficiency, the EPA and NHTSA, by their own admission, are
working on an assumption that it's possible.
ATA supports fuel economy standards as preferred method
of reducing carbon emissions
... ATA's new energy policy outlines a framework for evaluating carbon
control initiatives and specifies that an effective carbon control
program for the trucking industry must address the following
provisions. * Produce cost-effective, verifiable carbon reductions *
Ensure that revenue generated from motor carriers and other highway
transportation consumers benefits highway users * Ensure that any
increased costs are reasonable, predictable and do not increase the
volatility of fuel prices * Avoid diesel fuel supply disruptions and
ensure that only on-road diesel fuel that meets the ASTM standard for
which trucks were designed to run on is sold in the marketplace *
Maintain a level playing field among freight transportation modes, and
* Provides incentives for improved fuel efficiency and availability of
Hybrid truck market energized: HTUF panelists
...Sam Snyder, chief engineer at FedEx, said the company is committed
to continued exploration of hybrid or all-electric options, and has
even made one of its 'stations' -- in the Bronx -- a "100 percent
The company's purpose in all of this is partly to show
leadership and a spirit of innovation, while also saving fuel --
263,000 gal or almost a million liters since 2002 -- and chopping
Under a new branding -- 'Earthsmart'-- Snyder said the
company has committed to a 20 percent fuel efficiency gain by 2020,
using 2005 as a baseline, but they're already at the 14.1 percent mark
overall and at 42.1 percent for the 329 hybrid and electric trucks they
Distracted driving: Much more than texting
As part of the IVBSS program, participating drivers were videoed while
behind the wheel to see what activities not directly related to the job
of driving they engaged in, such as talking on a cell phone, eating,
smoking or adjusting various in-cab devices.
The resulting considerable list of the so-called
"secondary tasks" recorded may be almost as useful as the testing of
the safety systems themselves for what it reveals about work life on
Speed cited as No. 1 reason for crashes, not fatigue,
Crash data from 2009 show the largest decrease in fatal truck crashes
since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality
Analysis Reporting System (FARS) started collecting data in 1975,
according to a recent report.
In 7.3 percent of crashes, speed was the top reason in
2009 (but down from 8.3 percent in 2007) the report found.
Fatigue actually was ranked seventh in cause of
accidents, following crashes caused by the driver overcorrecting (1.8
percent in 2009 and 1.6 percent in 2007), failure to obey traffic signs
(2.0 percent in 2009 and 2.8 percent in 2007), failure to yield the
right-of-way (3.5 percent in 2009 and 4.2 percent in 2007), inattention
(5.7 percent in 2009 and 5.8 percent in 2007), and failure to keep in
the proper lane, a factor in 6.5 percent of crashes in 2009, down from
11.6 percent in 2007.
Wyoming seasonal speed limit will vary with conditions
If you truck on Interstate 80 in Wyoming in the winter, you know that
things can get treacherous real fast if there's a driving snowstorm.
"When it's all horizontal and drifts, it kills the
visibility, and we have a horrible time trying to keep people on the
road," Wyoming DOT engineer Tim McGary told Land Line Now on Sirius XM.
McGary says this winter, truckers on I-80 will no longer
see that 65 mph seasonal speed limit between Laramie and Rawlins.
Instead, the whole 52-mile stretch will have the
electronic, variable speed limit signs that the DOT started installing
The variable signs allow the DOT to lower or raise the
speed limit in 5 mph increments depending on the weather conditions.
And McGary says they work.
Before the seasonal speed limit or the variable speed
signs were introduced, there were just over 400 crashes in one winter
between Laramie and Rawlins.
Last winter, with a combination of signs in place, there
were 181 wrecks.
Next-gen trailer aero device lighter, collapsible
The TrailerTail 2011 aerodynamic trailer fairing has shown up to a 6.6%
improvement in fuel efficiency in third-party tests, according to the
manufacturer ATDynamics. ... the next-generation design of its device
incorporates thermoplastic composite materials for lighter weight and a
collapsible design that eases trailer access, according to the company.
... Mesilla Valley Transportation ... plans on
retrofitting 3,500 units with the new TrailerTail model, a move it
estimates will reduce its diesel consumption by 1 million gals. a year,
according to ATDynamics.
"Rear air drag reduction is increasingly recognized as
the largest cost saving opportunity for fleets to increase fuel
efficiency," said CEO Andrew F. Smith. "When combined with side skirts
and other aerodynamic modifications, trailer aerodynamics equipment can
deliver over 12% fuel economy improvement to trucking fleets."
Survey asks truckersí opinion of tolls
... Survey takers are asked about company size, type of operation, trip
routing, toll payment and reimbursement. Participants are then asked to
agree or disagree with statements regarding tolling, such as "toll
roads are expensive" and "toll roads generally have less traffic than
New Jersey snow-free vehicle mandate now in effect
The forecast in New Jersey does not show a chance of wintry
precipitation anytime soon, but when it does, drivers who fail to clear
snow and ice off their vehicles could face fines. The rule applies to
commercial and non-commercial vehicles.
Effective Wednesday, Oct. 20, drivers are responsible
for making "all reasonable efforts to remove accumulated ice or snow"
from the hood, trunk and roof of the motor vehicle, truck cab, trailer
or intermodal freight container.
Violators would face fines between $25 and $75. No
points would be assessed against the driver's license. If a piece of
ice falls from a vehicle and causes injury or property damage, car
drivers face fines between $200 and $1,000, while truck drivers could
be fined $500 to $1,500.
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These are the articles we have published (besides the
reviews above) since our last email newsletter.
Best Flashlight: How to Buy One that Meets Your Needs
There are many different flashlights on the market. How
do you find the best flashlight to meet your needs? Read our tips...
Stroganoff: An Easy Recipe to Prepare in Your Truck
Mike Simons shows how to make an easy beef stroganoff
with just a few simple ingredients and a few cooking items.
for Driving Jobs Online? Beware These Warning Signs!
There are lots of websites advertising truck driving
jobs. Before you submit your personal info online, watch out for these
a Thermoelectric Cooler? Here's What You Need to
Before you buy a thermoelectric cooler, you need to know some things.
Our experience with this cooling device may help you...
First Aid Kit For Your Truck: Tips on a Do-It-Yourself Version Versus
There are many commercial first aid kits for sale that
range in size and cost. Can you make a do-it-yourself first aid kit and
Crisp is a Wonderful Warm Dessert You Can Make in
Just because you drive a truck doesn't mean you can't enjoy wonderful
warm desserts like peach crisp. Now you can make it in a crock pot...
Vending Machines Deliver Bagged or Bulk Ice Less
Expensively Than Packaged Ice
If you keep your cold food on ice in your truck, ice vending machines
can help you buy it less expensively than in pre-bagged packages.
Beef Stew: How to Satisfy a Meat and Potatoes
Using our step-by-step process, you can make beef stew with meat and
potatoes easily in your truck or home. What a delicious and satisfying
to Ask Recruiters Who Recruit Truck Drivers
for Trucking Companies
Failure to ask trucking companies' recruiters enough of the right
questions ahead of time can cost you money down the road. Learn what to
ask any trucking company recruiter.
Reader Questions and Feedback
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Cooking using the heat from a vehicle engine is not at all new. G.I.s
since WWII heated their food using the engine heat. Some would make can
We look forward to having your input because our
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Besides the Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip or Truck
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- "How to Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Truck for
Less Than the Cost of a Truck Stop Restaurant Meal" (link).
You will now see that we have updated the list of social
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We wish you safe travels and lots of money
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prosperous New Year.
Mike and Vicki Simons
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