Update on Relevant US Regulations

Update on Relevant US Regulations FMCSA Proposes Rulemaking Related to Class A CDL Training Requirements On June 29, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a proposed rule...

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Service Lights & Their Importance

Does your dash cluster look like this Christmas Tree?! Whether in your personal car or in your work vehicle, you’ve probably experienced, at some time or another, a dash light...

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Be Ready for our 2018 Roadcheck Event

Be ready for roadcheck 2018, https://cvsa.org/news-entry/2018-roadcheck/ .  This annual event, held this year from June 5 – 7, will feature a heightened frequency of inspections for commercial trucks.  A special emphasis this...

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Managed Mobile DVIR / Pre-Trip Training for Second Harvest Food Bank Drivers

Managed Mobile DVIR Training An important part of a comprehensive fleet maintenance program is the commercial truck driver’s Daily Vehicle Inspection Report or “DVIR.” A driver’s pre-trip and post-trip inspection...

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Driveshaft Phasing & Its Importance

You’ve just received your BIT or DOT inspection paperwork and recap from Managed Mobile’s recent visit.  One of the notes that grabs your attention states, “Driveshaft/Intermediate Shaft Out of Phase/Misaligned,”...

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Regular Transmission Services

Most people understand the importance of regular oil changes but regrettably stop short of performing the other necessary preventative maintenance services. One of the vital services Managed Mobile offers is...

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Timely Correction of Small Repairs

The image below shows what happens when a wheel seal leak is left unrepaired – brake shoes, drums, and wheel seals all need to be replaced. A managed preventive maintenance...

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Changes to the Smoke Opacity Program

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) is currently proposing changes which will impact businesses involved in logistics and trucking. The three main proposals are: Lowering the opacity limit, Periodic Smoke...

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Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Storage and Handling

Our mission at Managed Mobile is Safe, Compliant and Reliable Fleets. Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF, is essential to the reliable operation of trucks equipped with SCR exhaust after-treatment systems. Virtually...

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New 2016 CHP B.I.T. Regulations For Commercial Trucks

The California State Legislature has passed AB 529 revamping the CHP’s commercial truck safety program commonly referred to as the B.I.T. or Basic Inspection of Terminals program.  The biggest change impacting...

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Managed Mobile Opens Sacramento Location

Managed Mobile is pleased to announce the opening of our new Sacramento location. Due to growing customer demand in the Sacramento area for Managed Mobile’s on-site preventative maintenance and repair...

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DPF Filter Cleaning

Did you know that all 2007 and newer diesel trucks have an exhaust filter or DPF that needs periodic cleaning?  Taking care of those dirty DPFs is becoming a regular part of the preventative...

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