Daredevil Shatters Record with 166-foot Truck Jump
July 28, 2015
Equipment Editor Jim Park, can think of a lot of things he'd like to do in a big truck, but jumping over a 160-foot abyss isn't one of them. In his 'On the...
Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires
July 25, 2015
Do wide-base single tires wear differently than standard tires in dual assemblies? We address that question and give tips on how proper care of your...
Quick Spin: Kenworth's Icon 900
July 23, 2015
Kenworth’s bold and unapologetic limited-edition “large car” doesn’t disappoint.
How Nice Cabs Can Affect Driver Satisfaction
July 23, 2015
Whatever the reason for their discontent, the driver turnover rate for 2014 wound up at over 95%. Perhaps a newer, better mattress would help them sleep...
Were Those Old Trucks Really as Good as We Remember?
July 9, 2015
A weekend at an antique and classic truck show opens up the floodgates and the memories of 20 years on the road come flooding back. Equipment Editor Jim...
When the Road Meets the Rubber
June 30, 2015
Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.
QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul
June 24, 2015
Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned...
Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy
June 18, 2015
The right equipment for the job improves the fleet’s and the driver’s chances for success. Part 6 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.
Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life
June 8, 2015
Are low-rolling-resistance tires a cost-effective proposition? It’s not an easy question to answer. Chances are your low-rolling resistance tires are...
Maintenance is Key To Retread Longevity
May 28, 2015
TMC’s latest fleet tire survey shows retreaded tires are going longer and further than some may expect – but maintenance is the key.