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  1. T

    Volvo 780 D13 (2013) DEF Issues

    Perhaps someone can help with any suggestions? I'll give you as much info as possible so sorry for the long post (note: if relevant - I have a very heavy load). First, the DEF Fuel Guage cut-out and went to zero. Then it started flicking on and off intermittently. Then I got three fault codes...
  2. J

    Source for fuel/DEF prices and locations

    Hi all, I operate a small truck stop in Texas and we begin selling DEF in the next month or two. However, I am having trouble coming up with with ways to advertise our offering other than signage/gasbuddy/google. Are there any other sites that drivers commonly use to find DEF locations and...
  3. Kenlui420

    0/0's definition?

    Owner operator.
  4. Emily

    Insurer required to defend trucking company in fatal crash lawsuit

    A Missouri federal judge ruled on July 10 that an insurance company must defend a trucking company in a separate lawsuit involving a deceased trucker. The insurer argued that it wasn’t obligated to defend or indemnify because the deceased was an employee of the trucking company. However, U.S...
  5. Maria

    Pilot Flying J defendants ask for more time to ponder possible plea deals

    Eight defendants in a federal criminal court case against former executives of Pilot Flying J truck stop chain are asking for more time to decide on possible plea deals. According to court documents filed on behalf of defendants Mark Hazelwood, Scott Wombold, John Freeman, Vicki Borden, John...
  6. Maria

    Class action approved in case alleging C.R. England defrauded its student drivers

    A U.S. District Court judge in Utah granted certification to a nationwide class of truck drivers who allege fraud and other statutory claims against C.R. England. Judge Robert J. Shelby approved the class action lawsuit on Tuesday, Jan. 31, paving the way for a nationwide class that could...
  7. Maria

    Delaware River Bridge closed indefinitely after engineers discover crack

    Truckers who plan to cross the Delaware River Bridge anytime soon will need to reroute. After discovering a significant crack in the bridge, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Turnpike officials have closed the bridge indefinitely until repairs have been made. On Jan. 20, engineers found a complete...
  8. 4

    Cascadia def gauge issue

    I filled my def tank up and about 150 miles it dropped to red saying empty. I made it to a Pilot to fill it back up and only held 1 gallon. I'm assuming sending unit issue. Or is this common?
  9. BirchBarlow

    Part Of 465 In West Indy Shut Down Indefimatly After Truck Hits Bridge

    INDOT said a semi truck struck the U.S. 36/Rockville Road bridge, leaving debris from the bridge all over the road. Bridge inspectors were sent to the scene. Indiana State Police said drivers should expect major delays and didn't have a timeline for when the interstate would reopen. "Several"...
  10. 2

    no defrosters

    2010 medium duty pete heater blower goes from floor todash but not to defrost aqny ideas where to look
  11. Injun

    Personal Conveyance Defined

    This article spells it out pretty clearly. It's a few hears old, but still relevant. http://m.truckinginfo.com/article/179629/when-can-driving-time-be-considered-off-duty-time ....and interpretations change all the time.
  12. B

    Question about def

    I have a 2016 cascadia in July the dealership had to replace a Doser valve it wouldn't let my truck regin I was down 1 day and half. Lights came on yesterday morning with eng diag 1 code that's the same code it had last time. My question is the light went out couple hours later and stayed off...
  13. PretecktPete

    Definition of predictive maintenance?

    What is everyones opinion on Predictive maintenance? Do you use this technology? If not, then why not?
  14. Maria

    Arkansas bridge closed indefinitely after dump truck strike

    By Greg Grisolano, Land Line associate editor Arkansas authorities say a bridge strike on the Ouachita River Bridge in Arkadelphia will send motorists on a 31-mile detour until repairs can be made. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is still assessing the damage caused after...
  15. quillcom

    Does Def get used up faster.....

    In hot weather. What driving situation uses more def: high rpm/ downshifting/ etc ???
  16. Maria

    FMCSA changing definition of high-risk motor carrier

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is changing its definition of what constitutes a high-risk motor carrier. In a March 7 notice in the Federal Register the agency said this will identify a smaller number of carriers overall but that those identified will present a higher safety...
  17. Mammoth Transport

    DEF at 60 below.

    Thinking about adding Alaska to my list of states operated in. Does anybody know if DEF systems stay functional at 60 below. Customer would require a California legal truck. Yes, I know you have to be ornery to drive near the arctic circle in January.
  18. D

    Airbags deflation

    Gotta 2001 w900. Seems like when I get in cold weather my airbags deflate. I've changed out the leveler valve only to have it happen again. Any suggestions?
  19. Maria

    8 former Pilot Flying J executives charged with conspiracy to defraud trucking companies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A former top executive of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam advised sales staff to "Say one thing, do another," when it came to dealing with customers, according to an indictment. Former Vice President of Sales...
  20. BirchBarlow

    DEF issue Little Help Here

    My 2003 FLD 120 Finally "bit" the DUST so the company issued me one of these NEW Trucks a 2012 VOLVO 680... DEF FLUID.... At first I would "forget" and just FUEL... Now in HABIT but the DEF don't Pump like Fuel... If ya run it to STOP its an 1/8 to 1/4 "SHORT"... If ya try to SLOW "...
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