Jack Saum, Sr., owner of Beltway International Trucks in Baltimore, has been busy spreading the word about the environmental benefits and fuel efficiency of today's trucks.
Speaking to an audience of 75 customers, federal and state representatives, manufacturers, environmental groups and dealership personnel, Saum
said truck buyers should understand that the environmental improvements of greatly reduced emissions and improved fuel efficiency far outweigh the increased base price of new trucks.
"It's time to focus on all the major accomplishments our industry has made for the benefit of the environment and the customer," Saum
"We know that the commercial truck industry is creating trucks that are more fuel efficient and better for the environment.
But up till now, our industry has done a poor job of getting that message across to legislators and customers," he
decided to begin providing that focus at a leadership dinner hosted by his
As customers upgrade their fleets with new trucks, they can be proud of the fact that they are contributing to cleaner air and a much better environment for all of us," Saum