Too Fast for Your Tires?
April 8, 2015
Are higher highway speed limits a real threat to tire safety? A recent Associated Press story suggests that trucks running north of 75 mph could be at...
5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy
April 7, 2015
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy...
Working With Your Tire Provider
March 23, 2015
Anybody can change a tire, but does your dealer make yard calls and bring some inventory along so the necessary tires can be changed on site without delay?
Optimizing Engines To Improve Fuel Efficiency
March 19, 2015
The engine is an often underused fuel-saving device. Optimizing the engine parameters of new trucks could improve fuel efficiency by 5 to 8%.
The Slippery Slope of Aerodynamic Testing
March 17, 2015
Is SmartWay verification enough to calculate the return on investing in add-on aerodynamic devices?
TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires
March 10, 2015
Do the fuel savings of low-rolling-resistance tires outweigh the assumed shorter miles-to-removal? A TMC survey found a disturbing lack of knowledge among...
What's the Best Thing Ever to Happen to Cargo Securement?
February 26, 2015
Of all the rules truckers must abide by, the cargo securement rules are likely the most often misinterpreted. In many cases, citations result not from...
Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage
February 23, 2015
A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and light-weighting make the T680 Advantage the most fuel-efficient Kenworth ever.
Strategies For Staying On Top of CSA
February 17, 2015
A very large percentage of all CSA violations are almost entirely and
easily preventable. Others may require more diligence and oversight,
but they are...
Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics
February 4, 2015
As far back as 1996, it was abundantly clear that the driver shortage as we knew it then was nothing compared to what we face today. The driver shortage...