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Fuel is the often the major transport expense. Fuel use depends upon driver skill, rolling resistance, and aerodynamic.

Turbulant Air Costs money. Simple aerodynamic aids, carefully selected and installed correctly, will save thousands and thousands of Dollars. In Fact, forcing a truck thorough air uses in excess of 50% of the fuel at only 90km! Aerodynamic aids are lightweight and affordable. They save money by saving fuel.

Aero aids include:
· Under the grill air dams, to minimize the air that gets trapped under the truck.
· Cab wind deflectors to streamline the trailer to the cab.
· Cab side guards to streamline the trailer sides to the cab sides
· Side skirts on the prime mover to reduce drag between the axles.
· Nose cones on the front of the trailer to streamline the front of the trailer.
· Side skirts on the trailer, to minimize drag between the truck and trailer axles.
· Tail cones, or boat tails at the back to minimize the vacuum behind the truck

Problems, Less Breakdowns, Less damage to Tracks and the Bush.

"Every truck can be improved by at least 10%"
Benefits:
Use Less Fuel Less Wear and Tear 
Longer Fuel Range Less Fuel Stops
Quicker Average Speeds Lower Trip Times
Saves Money Better Corporate Image
Less Pollutants Lower Carbon Footprint
 
Chet's Comments

Every day, I see trucks running down the highway, wasting fuel. And fuel is the biggest single cost for transport. Yet, I’ve never seen a truly aerodynamic truck. Why? Why don’t they invest in some aerodynamic aids? Why are they throwing money away?

Look at the potential. Every truck can be improved by at least 10% easily. 20% is practical on most. Yet, we waste billions of dollars as an industry. Imagine the waste CO2. We don’t even do the little things that add up.

Here’s an idea of costs. Below is a range of daily fuel costs and savings:

$200 a day: 10% savings = $4,600 per year.      20% savings = $9,000 per year
$300 a day: 10% savings = $6,900 per year.      20% savings= $13,800 per year
$400 a day: 10% savings = $9,200 per year.      20% savings= $18,400 per year
$500 a day: 10% savings = $11,500 per year.    20% savings= $23,000 per year

What an investment. That is the best investment you can buy, but it is even better. Less wind resistance means the truck rolls along easier, and quicker. Your trip times will drop, saving time. Less turbulence makes it easier to drive, and less disruptive to fellow road users. Aero aids should be on every truck.

Aero aids include:
· Under the grill air dams, to minimize the air that gets trapped under the truck.
· Cab wind deflectors to streamline the trailer to the cab.
· Cab side guards to streamline the trailer sides to the cab sides
· Side skirts on the prime mover to reduce drag between the axles.
· Nose cones on the front of the trailer to streamline the front of the trailer.
· Side skirts on the trailer, to minimize drag between the truck and trailer axles.
· Tail cones, or boat tails at the back to minimize the vacuum behind the truck

And they must be the right size and they must be fitted correctly.

Consult with Smart Trucks. You will be amazed at the savings.