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[Video] Industry Update For Truck Drivers | Q1 2024

November 30th, 2023

As a truck driver, you understand the importance of taking care of your vehicle. However, the challenges in maintenance that directly impact you and other drivers on the road can be daunting. One of these challenges is the rising labor and parts costs. With the cost of living increasing, it's no surprise that maintenance costs are also on the rise. Another challenge is the shortages in parts and labor. This can lead to delays in getting your truck back on the road and can disrupt your schedule. Diagnostic work also poses its own challenges. With the complexity of modern trucks, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact issue and find a solution. Additionally, the environmental impact and changing technology are also challenges to consider. As the industry shifts towards greener and more sustainable practices, truck drivers are faced with the need to adapt to new technologies and regulations. Mitigating costs is a priority for every truck driver. By prioritizing regular maintenance, being proactive about identifying and addressing issues early on, and exploring cost-saving alternatives, you can navigate these challenges more effectively. Ultimately, staying informed and proactive will ensure that you can overcome the challenges in maintenance and continue to drive on the road with confidence.