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SmartWay Designated Tractors and Trailers

Finding the right truck is critical to maximizing freight efficiency – using a SmartWay designated tractor and trailer can reduce fuel use by up to 20 percent 2,000 to 4,000 gallons of diesel per year!

SmartWay and SmartWay Elite Trailers

There are two levels of designation for trailers:
  1. SmartWay; and
  2. SmartWay Elite

Both trailers use verified low rolling resistance tires – the difference is the level of aerodynamics and the resulting total fuel savings. 

The specifications are summarized in the table below:

  SmartWay Trailer   SmartWay Elite Trailer
Tires Verified Low Rolling Resistance Tires (1% fuel savings)
Aerodynamic Devices One or more devices
(at least 5% fuel savings)
Combination of two or more devices
(at least 9% fuel savings)
Total Fuel Savings 6% or more 10% or more

SmartWay Designated Trailer with Aerodynamic and Tire Components:

SmartWay Designated Trailer Sample

Finding SmartWay Designated Trailers

  1. Fleets can retrofit an existing trailer with:
    1. SmartWay Verified Tires and;
    2. Aerodynamic Devices.
    3. Check Examples of SmartWay Designated Trailer Configurations for more information)
  2. Fleets can also purchase a new trailer with aerodynamic packages from the following trailer manufacturers:  
Great Dane Trailers
Hyundai Translead
Manac Inc.
Stoughton Trailers, LLC
Strick Trailers, LLC
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company
Vanguard National Trailer Corporation
Wabash National Corporation
Wilson Trailer Co.