This week’s edition of Trucker Radio News & Talk covered several topics, including the benefits of optimizing engine parameters. Truck News editor James Menzies discussed a new study that suggests optimizing engine parameters – something that can be done on new engines at no cost – can save 5-8% in fuel.
Kim Richardson of KRTS Transportation Specialists offers a behind-the-doors account of what Ontario’s Transportation Minister heard and said about mandatory training for entry-level drivers. Are we another step closer?
Susan Burton authored a children’s book about professional truck drivers. Have you ever noticed how all children’s books about trucking focus on the equipment, and not the people behind the wheel? She has, and she set out to change that.
Pro driver Guy Broderick talks about the OTA Road Knights program, how it works and what it meant to be a part of it.
Trucker Radio News and Talk host Stan Campbell visited Colombia and talked to a Kenworth dealer about the challenges of driving there and why Kenworths are so prevalent on Colombian roads.
And of course the show concludes with another stinky Dufus Driver report. Tune in each week at www.TruckerRadioTalk.com and visit the site for any episodes you missed. The one-hour show is a weekly collaboration between Truck News and Alexis Broadcasting Corporation.
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