Michelin Aerodynamic Mud Flaps (28-ft Doubles)View Full Report
MVT Solutions CertifiedTM testing found Michelin Aerodynamic Mud Flaps saved 4.20 gal/1000 miles (3.60%) on a double 28-ft trailer configuration. The Aerodynamic Mud Flaps were installed on the tractor and both trailers. Based on 125,000 miles travelled annually, savings equate to 525 gallons per year. Using a diesel fuel price of $3.287 per gallon (U.S. average retail price in 2021), this equates to $1,725 in fuel savings per year. Estimated ROI is 2.9 months with a trailer ratio of 4:1.
Testing was conducted at 75,000 lbs. GVW and 65 mph. The full report includes calculation guides and more details on the test conducted.
Carriers can trust the test results are reliable for similar tractor-trailer configurations, they are not specific to the equipment tested.
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