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Put the Brakes on CSA Violations with Road Choice® Drums and Shoes

  • March 29, 2018

Brakes are one of the most important safety features in a heavy-duty truck driver’s arsenal. You rely on them to protect yourself – and other drivers – from harm on the road. But bad brakes are still one of the items most commonly tagged during roadside inspections, with more than 450,000 brake violations logged in 2017 alone.

It’s All Cool with Road Choice® HVAC Components

  • March 28, 2018

The official start of summer is one month away. Will your fleet be ready? If you can’t answer that question with a definite “yes,” then it’s time to give every truck in your fleet a thorough HVAC system check.

Have you checked your brake chambers lately?

  • March 2, 2018

Air disc brakes are more resistant to corrosion than drum brakes, but they aren’t immune from it. In fact, broken return springs are to blame for more than 50 percent of all emergency brake failures. And in many cases, those return springs have been weakened by corrosion.

Take the Guess Work Out of Clutch Maintenance with Road Choice® Self-Adjusting Clutches

  • February 27, 2018

As more OEMs turn to hydraulic linkage systems for new production trucks, fleet managers and owner operators are being presented with a problem – how to best identify and prevent premature clutch wear.

It’s Time To Clean Your Condenser

  • December 6, 2017

Are you ready to put winter behind you? If so, it’s time to inspect and clean the condenser in every vehicle in your fleet. By doing so, you’ll be ensured that this vital component should work as expected during summer’s heat.

6 Questions to Pinpoint Heater Trouble

  • November 29, 2017

A cold winter day isn’t anyone’s favorite time to troubleshoot a faulty heater. But the alternative – a cold cab and fogged up windshield – can’t be ignored for long.

2 EASY WAYS TO FIND YOUR NEXT RADIATOR OR CAC

  • November 28, 2017

Road Choice® has more than 300 radiator and charge air cooler (CAC) part numbers, which makes it the place to go to find the right fit for any vehicle in your fleet. But with so many options available, how can you be sure you’re choosing the right model?

6 Signs Your Shocks Need Replacing

  • October 13, 2017

Shock absorbers are essential to your truck’s performance. Not only do they keep your tires connected to the road, but their vibration control protects other suspension components from premature wear, giving you a smoother ride. And worn shocks affect your stability, steering and ability to stop.

4 Questions to Ask When Selecting Lights

  • August 24, 2017

Choosing replacement lights for a truck or trailer often comes down to cost, but that can be a shortsighted decision. Differences in technology, brightness, energy use and durability should all be considerations when spec’ing lights, and each of these can very different among your lighting options.

Power Up with Road Choice® Batteries

  • June 27, 2017

As fall approaches and the weather starts turning cooler, you may encounter problems with your truck’s starting-charging system. That’s because cold weather increases strain on the system, bringing out any weaknesses that may have developed during the blistering heat of summer.

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