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