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7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.

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How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

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The Steril-Koni SKYLIFT

The SKYLIFT from Steril-Koni provides free access from all sides with easy installation and minimal maintenance. The lift’s modular design allows for flush mounted or surface mounted installation and permits various lengths to be incorporated in a single lift. In addition, when utilizing a tandem configuration, SKYLIFT can handle vehicles up to 100 feet in length with a capacity of up to 156,000 pounds.

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How to Check Coolant

This video explains how to make sure your vehicle's coolant can withstand the winter temperatures it may encounter. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full safety tip about cooling system maintenance, click here.

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Summer Driving Advice

This video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips on summertime driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 2

The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition took place over two days and this year included a student competition which let aspiring technicians test their skills alongside some of the most skilled professionals in the field. 

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The Importance of Checking Tire Pressure Regularly

This video from America's Tire explains how to check tire pressure and how beneficial such maintenance is. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Potholes Wreak Havoc for Drivers Across America

Spring is almost here -- and that means the arrival of pothole season. Here is a CBS News report on the high toll that potholes bring each year across the nation. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Understanding Wheel Misalignment

This video, produced by Hunter Engineering Co. in the U.K., explains the causes and impact of wheel misalignment. For the full safety tip, click here.

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How to Replace Wiper Blades

Vehicle wiper blades can take a beating, dealing with rain, snow, dust, mud, leaves, disgusting bug guts, etc. To ensure they stay effective in keeping the windshield clean, you should replace wiper blades two or three times a year -- at least that's what most automakers recommend. Here's a step-by-step explanation of how to change wiper blades, provided by Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Automotive Enterprise Studies.

For the full safety tip, click here.

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Change Your Filter, Green Your Fleet
Choosing the right oil filter enables you to make a green statement and cut maintenance expenses.
How the Right Diesel Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet Money
Diesel fuel additives are among the most powerful and cost-effective tools a fleet manager can use to keep their fleet up and running. Not every additive does the same thing—specialized formulas can help clean fuel systems, prevent gelling, or keep the fuel flowing in the coldest temperatures. Some OEMs recommend that additives be used to keep trucks operating at peak efficiency.
Is Your Oil Filter Short Changing Your Engine's Protection?
Fleets have a choice when it comes to oil filter technology. Conventional filters are less expensive, but have several fundamental flaws, while reusable filters use better methods and materials to ensure that oil lubricates the engine effectively and efficiently and, potentially, reduce long-term cost.
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.
How to Prevent the #1 Diesel Fuel Contaminant from Harming Your Fleet's Engines
Believe it or not, water is the number 1 contaminant in diesel fuel, and causes problems for fleets like decreased efficiency, lower MPG and increased expenses. Read more to learn how to mitigate the effects of water contamination to keep your diesel fleet healthy.
Reduce Your Oil Change Costs By Up To 50%
Take a look at these seven steps for choosing the right oil and filter combination for your fleet.

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