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Heavy Duty Trucks & The Construction Industry

Posted by on 6 April 2015

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Here at Tracey Road Equipment, we know both the trucking and construction industries, so we see first-hand how the two are interconnected. In recent years, we have all seen tremendous changes in the design and manufacturing of heavy duty trucks, and we've noticed trends that can (or should) significantly impact the decisions you make when buying trucks for your construction business.

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The Western Star 5700XE Stands for Extreme Efficiency

Posted by on 28 January 2015

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Western Star has given owner-operators and fleet managers yet another reason to choose their brand. They have expanded their line with a new on-highway truck -- the Western Star 5700XE -- designed to take you into the future with style and efficiency. They say the XE stands for "extreme efficiency." Of course it does. We'd expect nothing less from Western Star.

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6 Truck Driving Tips for Driving In Winter Weather

Posted by on 9 January 2015

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With this winter already showing her nasty side, it's a good time for a little refresher on key truck driving tips for winter weather. Here are six reminders that will help you stay safe on the road and help those driving around you stay safer, too.

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Coming Soon: All-New Freightliner 122SD

Posted by on 23 May 2013

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It won't be long, now. Freightliner says their next-generation Coronado 122SD should be available by late August. The company unveiled a prototype at this spring's Mid-America Trucking Show, and already it's receiving acclaim as the new cornerstone of Freightliner's SD line of severe duty vocational trucks.

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Detroit & Cummins Engines Rank Highest In Customer Satisfaction

Posted by on 30 August 2012

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J.D. PowerA 2012 U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study was released by J.D. Power and Associates on August 23 of this year. The results show that 46% of owners report engine related problems; 4% higher than it was last year. Detroit and Cummins came in at the top two spots for overall customer satisfaction as well as a Power Circle Rating by J.D.

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