What kind of diesel fuel do semi trucks use?

Answer Over-the-road semi tractors with diesel engines use either No. 1 - D or No. 2 - D diesel fuels. The suffix S15 in either grade refers to the maximum amount of sulfur content in parts per million (p... Read More »

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Do all new diesel trucks come with a diesel particulate filter?

In January 2010, the California Air Resources Board enforced new laws to reduce the particulate matter from diesel truck exhaust. Diesel trucks now come with a diesel particulate filter, or must ha... Read More »

Diesel Starting Procedures for Diesel Trucks?

Starting a diesel truck is similar to a gas truck. The only big difference in starting is the use of glow plugs. The truck will require a five-second wait from turning the key to "on" to starting u... Read More »

Driving next to semi trucks?

Q. Do you have any tips for driving next to semi trucks?A. Don't."Meddle Not In The Affairs Of Dragons For You Are Crunchy And Taste Good With Ketchup." Never mess with people that are far bigge... Read More »

Fun Facts About Semi Trucks?

Semi trucks are all over the United States. In fact, according to the Department of Transportation, in 1997 there were 21 million trucks traveling a total of more than 412 billion miles. Semi truck... Read More »