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The Cost of Overweight Fines by State

The Cost of Overweight Fines by State

  Last year, the Rhode Island State Police issued a $57,000 fine against Bay Crane Northeast for carrying seven times the maximum load on a flatbed truck. Rhode Island has one of the highest fines for overweight tickets in the nation. A truck company can be fined...
What is the ROI with an on-board scale?

What is the ROI with an on-board scale?

  Every truck driver knows the perils of being overloaded, but many people don’t realize the lost profits that come with being underloaded. Weight is a constant problem for many fleet operators, no matter what industry you’re in. When you’re talking about tons of...
Why refuse scales are gaining in popularity

Why refuse scales are gaining in popularity

Waste management is a growing industry. Each day, the world produces about 3.5 million tons of refuse, so this growth trend will continue. For some time, there has been an ongoing industry debate about the effectiveness of on-board refuse scales. The tide seems to be...
How is Air-Weigh different from an air gauge?

How is Air-Weigh different from an air gauge?

Some customers confuse electronic, on-board scales with mechanical air gauges, but that is really like comparing apples and oranges. Air-Weigh scales for air suspensions are accurate to within 1 percent of a DOT-certified scale, and, with practice, drivers get closer...