Simon National Carriers puts safety first, with four new Mercedes-Benz Actros models

Simon National Carriers continues its safety drive by welcoming four new Mercedes-Benz Actros prime movers to its fleet. The Euro 6 Actros features latest generation active safety technology that can automatically perform emergency braking for vehicles and people. Just like all Simon National Carriers trucks, the 2653 Mercedes-Benz units have been limited to 90km/h to…

How a truck DPF works

In trucking terms, the acronym DPF refers to the Diesel Particulate Filter used in the exhaust system of trucks built after 2009. Its purpose is to trap the particulate matter or soot produced from the engine and prevent it (down to 1-micron) from exiting the exhaust pipe. A poorly maintained or blocked PDF will cause…