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Sorcha O'Grady

Federal Regulations for CA, IL & NY
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The TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator now validates your truck configuration against state-level federal regulations. We’ve started with regulations for California, Illinois and New York, and will continue to add more states in the coming weeks and months. Let us know which other states’ regulations you would like to check your truck’s weights and dimensions against.…

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Canadian Truck Weight Regulations
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We’ve added Canadian regulations to our Axle Weight Calculator. Now you can check if your truck’s weights comply with Heavy Truck Weight and Dimension Limits for Interprovincial Operations in Canada. The weight limits are resulting from the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Memorandum of Understanding on Interprovincial Weights and Dimensions (Amendment 10: January 2019). We have implemented a ‘beta’…

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Open TransSolve Files
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As well as the enhancements to the Axle Weight Calculator this month, we have made the following improvements to the Sales Tool… Convert TransSolve calculations Now you can open your old TransSolve files in the new app. You’ll find an ‘Open TransSolve file’ link in the user menu. Use it to convert files you saved…

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Optimizing Payload
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Being able to carry more load makes a truck more efficient. Today’s webinar, ‘Calculating Axle Weights: Optimizing Payload’ covered how to calculate maximum achievable payload, as well as optimal payload placement. It included a live demo of the TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator, using Class 3 and Class 8 vehicles. Watch It Back Watch it back…

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Webinar Series: Calculating Axle Weights
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NTEA and TruckScience partnered to bring you a 3-part webinar series, which ran on the last Thursday of each month from June to August. We were blown away by the popularity and success of these webinars. Read on for more on the webinars, and click on any of the images to watch them back. Calculating…

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Tutorials for Calculating Axle Weights
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This month, we’ve added tutorials to help you get the most out of the Axle Weight Calculator app, allowed you to define payload in terms of volume or weight, and provided a way to copy payload items. Express Payload by Weight or Volume When specifying individual payload items, first choose between Weight and Volume. If…

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Modifying Your Vehicle To Optimize Bridge
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The addition of Pusher and Tag axles increases the load-carrying capacity of a truck, while remaining within axle limits for Bridge. Today’s webinar, ‘Calculating Axle Weights: Modifying Your Vehicle To Optimize Bridge’ covered the reasons for adding pusher and tag axles, as well as when and how to do so. It included a live demo…

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Pusher and Tag Axle Weights
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We’ve just made it easier to find the vehicles and bodies you’re looking for, and added a more detailed breakdown of axle weights when lift axles and trailers are added. Read on for more details on the latest update to our Axle Weight Calculator. Detailed View of Pushers and Tags We’ve added a ‘Chassis’ view,…

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Calculating Axle Weights: Gathering Your Info
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Before we can calculate axle weights, we need to gather weights, dimensions and center of gravity information for our truck, body and equipment. Yesterday’s webinar, “Calculating Axle Weights: Gathering Your Info”, covered the information required and how to find it. It included a live demo of the TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator, using Class 3 and…

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Axle Weight Calculations File Management and Sharing
Sharing & Folder Management
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With the increasing volume of calculations being saved and shared in our Axle Weight Calculator, the time has come to make managing these calculations more straightforward. Managing Your Saved Calculations Now you can organize your saved calculation into folders, making large volumes of calculations easier to organize and find again later. The calculation description has…

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