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Congress Lacks Vision to Support Infrastructure, LaHood Says
Congress Lacks Vision to Support Infrastructure, LaHood Says

October 30, 2014
The Erie Canal, Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Interstate Highway System – all were built by men of vision, but today Congress lacks enough such...

PG&E Requires CNG Tank Inspections by Dec. 12
PG&E Requires CNG Tank Inspections by Dec. 12

October 13, 2014
Concerned that compressed natural gas tanks in customers’ vehicles might not be sufficiently safe, Pacific Gas & Electric is requiring inspections as a...

Mack, Telogis Activate New Compliance, Navigation Services Using Telemetry
Mack, Telogis Activate New Compliance, Navigation Services Using Telemetry

September 29, 2014
The new services enhance operations, reduce costs and increase safety for customers, and eliminate the need for aftermarket hardware purchases and...

133 SuperTech Competitors Ready for Testing, Organizers Say
133 SuperTech Competitors Ready for Testing, Organizers Say

September 22, 2014
Organizers of TMC's SuperTech competition in Orlando, Fla., say they are ready to test 133 top technicians from across the United States beginning Monday....

Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers
Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers

May 14, 2014
Bruce Hudson, director of corporate maintenance at Heartland Express, has a heart when it comes to the Iowa-based truckload and logistics company’s drivers,...

Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91
Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91

May 2, 2014
Ed Shea, a retired publisher of Owner Operator and The Specialist magazines, passed away April 28 after a period of declining health. He was 91. He was a...

Transmission Trends
Transmission Trends

April 18, 2014
The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

Spec'ing Work Trucks
Spec'ing Work Trucks

February 10, 2014
Although work trucks are typically smaller and lighter than Class 8 freight haulers, often they are more complex and take more work to design and assemble....

FET Exemption for Glider-Kitted Trucks Might End, IRS Indicates

February 5, 2014
Exemption from the 12% FET is a major benefit of buying gliders instead of new trucks, but new IRS thinking would take away that break.

Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease

February 4, 2014
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none...