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The Rig & Equipment

Who builds the best tractor?
(398 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
43%
Kenworth
31%
Peterbilt
28%
Freightliner
26%
Volvo
10%
International
7%
Western Star
2%
Mack
3%
Other (Mercedes, no preference, etc.)
Who makes the best tires?
(398 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
47%
Michelin
37%
Bridgestone
26%
Goodyear
13%
BF Goodrich
12%
Firestone
10%
Yokohama
6%
Continental
3%
Other (Samson, no preference, etc.)
Which brand of motor oil do you use most often?
(401 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
46%
Shell Rotella
41%
Mobil Delvac
12%
Chevron Delo
7%
Valvoline
4%
Penzoil
2%
Castrol
4%
Other (NAPA, Lucas, Amzoil, Kendall, Synthetic, etc.)
Generator Brand Used (Of Those Using Generators)
(56 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
39%
Cummins
25%
Kubota
9%
Onan
7%
Generac
4%
Yamaha
4%
Carrier
2%
Alibaba
21%
Other (Cobra, Harbor Freight, Perkins, Rigmaster, etc.)
TSE Brand Used (Among Those Who Use TSE)
(35 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
83%
IdleAir
9%
American Idle Reduction
6%
EnviroDock
6%
Truck Star
9%
Other (Sure Power, Webasto, etc.)
APU Brand Used (Of Those Using APU)
(94 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
45%
ThermoKing TriPac
18%
Carrier ComfortPro
9%
Rigmaster
7%
Cummins/Onan
2%
HP2000
20%
Other (Centramatic, Dynasis, Power Tech, Ideal Solutions, Fridgett, Proheat, etc.)
What electronic log devices (ELD)/telematics systems do you like best?
(217 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
41%
Rand McNally
28%
Omnitracs
8%
PeopleNet
4%
J.J. Keller
1%
uDrove
1%
Teletracs
1%
Flexmatics
1%
Geotab
1%
Zonar
1%
CarrierWeb
1%
NexTraq
0%
Cadec Global
0%
VDO RoadLog
0%
Telogis
19%
Other (Qualcomm, Cobra, Garmin, driversdailylog.com, etc.)