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Four Reasons Your Business Could Benefit

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This truck doesn’t just take your drivers from A to B.

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Medium-Duty Trucks

It takes your business further.

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs North America’s Best-selling Medium Duty Truck

Medium-Duty Trucks

3 rock-solid reasons to choose the truck with North America’s lightest heavy-duty engine

From power and efficiency to durability and comfort, there are a million reasons to love the Freightliner® 114SD with the Cummins X12™ engine.

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Behind the Scenes of the Cascadia® Fuel Efficiency Tour

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Danny Borski is the manager of fuel consumption testing at Freightliner Trucks. Here’s an inside look at how the fuel efficiency tour for the Cascadia was developed, conducted, and reported.

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Defensive Driving Tips with the Cascadia®

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Here are some simple tips paired with features on the Cascadia to help implement defensive driving within your fleet.

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5 Tips to Prevent Driver Fatigue

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Here are five tips to help drivers maintain a healthy lifestyle on the road.

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4 Ways to Maximize Uptime

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

We all know that the best way to take care of our bodies is with preventive medicine, including annual physicals, regular exercise, and a healthy diet. Well, the same is true for our trucks.

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Q&A with the Program Director of the Cascadia®

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

A lot goes into imagining, designing, and building a new truck. The idea for the Cascadia was born in 2011, and after five years of concept development, testing, and refinement, Freightliner’s next flagship Class 8 truck has launched. We sat down with Toby Faulkner, the director of the Cascadia development program, to learn about what goes into a project like this and the journey to bring sketches to life.

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FAQs about Hours of Service and Regulations

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

The different driving rules and regulations mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) can be hard to keep straight, but are important to follow. The exhilaration and independence of driving Class 8 trucks comes with great responsibility to manage time wisely and keep the roadways safe by preventing driver fatigue. Fleet managers carry the responsibility of making sure their drivers are up to date on these rules and regulations. Here’s a quick-start guide for new drivers (and a good refresher for veterans) on the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations.