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20
MAR
2017

Lions, Tigers, and Tank Risks…Oh My!

The first day of spring is finally here! After a temperamental winter, we can finally anticipate warmer weather in our future. This is a good thing, right? It absolutely is, but there are diesel fuel-related risks you must be aware of as the temperature rises. Oftentimes moisture... Read More →
26
OCT
2016

Caution! Chance of Diesel Bugs Ahead!

Before the weather officially switches to cold and bitter temperatures, we must share some crucial information regarding your fuel. At Diesel Direct, we consistently stress the importance of good housekeeping measures with our mobile fueling customers. Recently though, national... Read More →
07
SEP
2016

Good Things Come in Threes!

Fuel is a sensitive product that requires special care. Refined fuels, such as diesel and gasoline, have a limited lifespan and can easily degrade over time. What can you do to avoid problems that may arise from improper fuel care? Diesel Direct has our very own line of additives... Read More →
04
AUG
2016

Storm’s A-Brewin’…Hurricane Season Ahead!

Hurricane season is quickly approaching with August, September, and October being the months with the most hurricanes in the United States. According to a forecast prepared by Colorado State University, a total of 12 named storms, 5 hurricanes, and 2 category 3 or higher... Read More →
13
JUL
2016

Three Fuel Tips For A Worry-Free Summer

July is here and summer is now in full swing! Even though many of us may be going on vacation, when it comes to our fleet and diesel fuel, we all know it never sleeps. We want to share with you some tips that can help the fleet owner mitigate unnecessary down time this summer.... Read More →
12
APR
2016

April Showers Bring…

With spring officially here, we can finally say hello to warmer weather! About time, right? Well, even though we love the warm weather, it can cause lots of problems for trucks. As the temperature increase, diesel fuel’s number one enemy arrives in full force. Fuel’s number one... Read More →
25
FEB
2016

Is Spring Really Around the Corner like the Groundhog Said?

The weather has been very temperamental this winter. One day it is 60 degrees and sunny, then the next we are getting slammed with back to back snowstorms. Even the West Coast is experiencing an unusually rainy and wet winter. It seems like Mother Nature can’t figure it out! From... Read More →
11
MAY
2015

What Is Diesel Fuel’s Number One Enemy?

Water!  Sounds counterintuitive, right?  How can something so natural and beneficial to all living things, like water, be so bad for diesel fuel?  This is because water provides an environment where microbial growth, or bugs, can exist and flourish.  Microbial growth is... Read More →
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17
DEC
2013

Simple Winter Tip: Drain Your Fuel Water Separators

Did you know that the engine heats up the fuel before it burns it? In the winter, this poses a problem because the combination of the cold winter air and the warm fuel returning from the engine can result in condensation. In freezing temperatures, this buildup of moisture can... Read More →