Continental Tire North America, Inc. is now offering cost-conscious trucking companies its first solution for both weight and fuel savings, with the introduction of the HTL1 wide-base trailer tire. Designed for significant weight savings and fuel efficiency, the HTL1 (Heavy Trailer LongHaul) is a super single tire that replaces duals on highway or regional trailer axle fitments. The HTL1 features 13/32" tread depth, which minimizes irregular wear and maximizes fuel efficiency.
| Essentials | DUMP-LOK PROTECTS DURING MAINTENANCE WorkSafe USA introduced its Dump-Lok Dump Truck and Dump Trailer Safety Support Device to protect against injuries from unse- cured/improperly secured dump beds falling during truck mainte- nance. The Dump-Lok steel braces lock your truck’s dump bed in the raised position, preventing it from falling in cases of system failure or operator error. Dump-Lok safely holds dump boxes at angles high- er than most manufacturer body props, giving workers safe access to more areas underneath the dump bed. Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 38 Safe. Reliable. Durable. PROLONG BATTERY LIFE Cole Hersee introduces its SureStart™ Low Voltage Disconnect (LVD) Switch 48513. The Cole Hersee SureStart™ Low Voltage Disconnect Switch electronically senses bat- tery voltage and conserves starting power by disconnecting non-critical loads, prolonging battery life by preventing battery damage due to excessive discharge. This switch is ideal for utility and delivery vehicles, as well as vehicles with ancillary on-board equip- 800-562-3250 ment, such as snowplows, hoists, pumps, www.ari-hetra.com floodlights, etc., as well as in-cab amenities such as A/C. The switch has a rating of 100A at 12V or 24V DC. Its service life exceeds 1,000,000 on/off cycles, and it also features TX MAS GS-07F-7172B a manual override that allows users to con- nect or disconnect the switch when needed, Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 25 regardless of voltage. Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 39 METAL REPLACEMENT FOR KENWORTHS All metal replacement radiator for Kenworth T600/T800. 4 Row Design.Heavy Duty - All Metal Construction RadiatorsRadiator Works offers a full line for Class 6, 7, & 8 trucks • Zero tolerance for leaks • All Metal Construction • Complete with all fittings and hardware • One and Five Year Warranties available • Guaranteed to fitWe also carry many models direct from the OEM. Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 40 Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 26 www.fleetmag.com ❚ AUGUST 2009 ❚ FLEET MAINTENANCE 19 | Essentials | ENCOURAGE RESPONSIBLE DRIVING The Safe Driving Monitor is now available to fleet operators from Lemur Autovision. It is an effective and affordable solution to help businesses save money on gas, maintenance and insurance by encouraging employees to drive responsibly. A self-installed sensor records maximum speed, distance traveled, and any hard braking. The data is viewed on a simple yet tamperproof key fob. Employees drive more responsibly knowing their driving is being monitored. Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 41 Every Question. Answered. ™ ZERO TOLERANCE FOR LEAKS Heavy-Duty Charge Air CoolersRadiator Works offers a full line for Class 6, 7, and 8 trucks • Zero tolerance for leaks • Two year and Lifetime Warranty Available Visit www.fleetmag.com/einquiry and enter 42 PERIODIC DPF CLEAN- ING This two-stage diesel particulate filter (DPF) muffler cleaning system is designed for periodic cleaning through the DPF life cycle. • Self-contained Pulse Cleaner dislodges diesel ash and soot The Right Solution and captures it in a serviceable filter located in the lower portion For 2010 Webinar of the system’s cabinet • 15-minute or less average Oct. 7, 2009 – 1 p.m. EST cleaning cy
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