Henry Albert, one of our Team Run Smart Pros, and Overdrive Equipment Editor, Jack Roberts, are trekking from Tuscaloosa, Ala., to The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

Albert, owner of Albert Transport, has averaged 9.5 mpg in his Freightliner Cascadia Evolution, and in the trip to Dallas, he has meet a 10 mpg average. 

The video below is a quick introduction from Henry and Jack.
 

Watch the video below to hear Henry discuss how drivers can increase their own fuel economy and how he got his best mpg day ever.

Watch the video below to hear a debriefing of the first leg of their trip.

Are you heading to GATS? Make sure to stop by the Freightliner booth to ask Henry and all the Team Run Smart Pros about how they achieve their MPG. 

These videos were originally shared on Overdrive.com

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Henry Albert

Henry Albert is the owner of Albert Transport, Inc., based in Statesville, NC. Before participating in the "Slice of Life" program, Albert drove a 2001 Freightliner Century Class S/Tâ„¢, and will use his Cascadia for general freight and a dry van trailer. Albert, who has been a trucker since 1983, was recognized by Overdrive as its 2007 Trucker of the Year.

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Thanks for the post, evolution forward!

May 28, 2015 22:28:38 PM

I'll be moving into one on Wednesday

June 09, 2014 18:11:08 PM

well thanks for the videos still working oinn getting my mpg up thanks aga

January 04, 2014 21:34:51 PM

less wear and tear and better fuel mileage

November 01, 2013 20:20:00 PM

Thanks henry, you make us look good and give the o/os that want to succeed the nut and bolts to work with.

September 26, 2013 19:40:38 PM

Very nice videos. Thank you to all who worked on the videos for putting forth the time to create and post them, and please keep the information coming.

September 16, 2013 11:05:50 AM

My Evolution goes into production September 4TH. I can't wait to see what mine will do!

August 25, 2013 15:04:07 PM

Nice work Henry! Please keep sharing the knowledge you acquire with this truck. Amazing!

August 23, 2013 9:27:14 AM

I believe 10 mpg is do-able. You have to consider several factors like road condition, tire inflation, speed ( although this seems to be the one that changes the most) The engine, truck, and other factors all combine to make 10 mpg

August 22, 2013 17:39:15 PM

My last fill was a 9.049-slacker.

August 20, 2013 20:01:31 PM