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What is grade resistance?

Grade resistance is the rearward acting force component of the vehicle weight on a grade. It is the amount of force required to overcome gravity, and is given as .01 times the gross weight times the percentage grade, with units of pound force.

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Tires

From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet. 121 Ways to Save Fuel: Tires