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Making Lease-Purchase Work
Making Lease-Purchase Work

July 31, 2013
Short of holding a square dance in a minefield, there can’t be many situations as fraught with risk as establishing a lease-purchase program to help build...

Meritor Projects Slow, Steady Growth for NAFTA-market Air Disc Brakes
Meritor Projects Slow, Steady Growth for NAFTA-market Air Disc Brakes

July 24, 2013
Fleet interest in air disc brakes is growing, Meritor says, but time-tested and trusted drum brakes will dominate the market for some time to come.

4 Ways to Get More Miles from your Tires
4 Ways to Get More Miles from your Tires

July 8, 2013
Irregular tire wear is usually a symptom of some other malfunction such as poor alignment, improper inflation or even poor driving habits. The peril with...

What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?
What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?

July 3, 2013
Why should we worry about defining underinflation? Because of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability)...

Hours of Service: Resetting the Clock
Hours of Service: Resetting the Clock

June 27, 2013
With just days to go before the scheduled implementation of the new and more restrictive hours of service rules, fleets and drivers need to be asking if...

Say Goodbye to Booster Cables
Say Goodbye to Booster Cables

June 5, 2013
Next to the clang of your cell door slamming shut, there are few sounds more disheartening than the "click, click, click" of a starter that's not getting...

Why You Should Consider Wheel Balancing
Why You Should Consider Wheel Balancing

March 11, 2013
People will tell you that wheel balancing isn't necessary these days. Going back 10 or 20 years, new tires often needed a small amount of weight to balance...

And the Envelope Please
And the Envelope Please

February 15, 2013
How do you compare a luxurious Ford F-650 with an Isuzu Reach cargo van? Two completely different trucks with different purposes in life. Such was the...

Tires & Wheels: 5 Ways to Stretch Your Tire Budget
Tires & Wheels: 5 Ways to Stretch Your Tire Budget

January 29, 2013
If stretching your tire budget means buying cheaper tires, you may be cheating yourself. You'll get more tires for less money — and that looks good up front...