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Are Your Tires up to the Job?
Are Your Tires up to the Job?

October 26, 2017
Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand...

Eisenhower and the Interstate
Eisenhower and the Interstate

May 18, 2017
Because of his personal experiences as both a lowly Army officer and Supreme Commander of Allied Forces Europe, Dwight Eisenhower understood the importance...

Why U.S. Xpress Uses Automated Manual Transmissions
Why U.S. Xpress Uses Automated Manual Transmissions

December 21, 2016
Automated manual transmissions rule the roost at U.S. Xpress today. Out of some 7,000 U.S. Xpress trucks running today, the fleet is down to just 16...

The Power of Consumer Perception and How Fleets Can Benefit
The Power of Consumer Perception and How Fleets Can Benefit

July 5, 2017
If your company makes infant car seats, you'd be insane to ship those products in any truck today that isn't equipped with the latest and greatest vehicle...

The Tales Trailer Tires Tell
The Tales Trailer Tires Tell

March 22, 2017
Say what you will about a tire, but it won’t lie to you. If there are problems with wheel alignment, suspensions, braking or chassis, your tires will be...

Truckload Rates Remain Strong Amid Slight Demand Downturn
Truckload Rates Remain Strong Amid Slight Demand Downturn

July 26, 2017
According to a report by DAT Solutions, the number of available loads on the spot truckload market slipped just 3% during the week ending July 22, better...

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?
Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

September 18, 2017
Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged...

Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests
Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests

September 25, 2017
DTNA president Roger Nielsen revealed at the NACV Show in Atlanta that the company is conducting platooning tests on public highways in Oregon and Nevada.

Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions
Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions

August 14, 2017
The Trump administration's move to halt progress on a proposal that would have required sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers was met...

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.
Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

May 5, 2017
Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for...