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Growing a Small Fleet
Growing a Small Fleet

October 8, 2013
To be a fleet of fewer than 100 trucks in America today is to be a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs: every move fraught with risk, perils at...

Hands-off on the Highway
Hands-off on the Highway

May 7, 2015
There are still a few misconceptions about autonomous commercial vehicles. They are not driverless trucks, but trucks that help make drivers' lives a little...

Living With ELDs: Getting Ahead of the Electronic Logs Mandate
Living With ELDs: Getting Ahead of the Electronic Logs Mandate

April 18, 2016
Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs.

Which Drivers Make Good Lease-Purchase Candidates?

July 9, 2013
While capacity is important, the DOT's new CSA enforcement regime and ever-nosier agencies like the IRS make it clear that you simply can't take people that...

SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance
SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance

September 19, 2013
User-paid and impartial SAE Type II tests reveal the trailer side skirts tested are more effective at reducing fuel consumption than undercarriage...

NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings
NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings

October 29, 2015
A new report delves into the use of downspeeding, which is becoming a popular fuel saving strategy for fleets. The concept makes use of numerically lower...

'Hey, Where'd My Truck Go?' Driver Security Tips

August 10, 2009
Short of rotting pig guts or trash destined for landfill, crooks will grab just about anything they can dispose of quickly and sell without a trace

QuickSpin: Using Eaton's Procision Dual-Clutch Transmission
QuickSpin: Using Eaton's Procision Dual-Clutch Transmission

November 18, 2014
Eaton’s Procision dual-clutch medium-duty automated transmission promises automatic-like driver feel with manual performance attributes.

Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes

May 15, 2014
As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel...

Can Big Trucks be Hacked?
Can Big Trucks be Hacked?

August 8, 2016
Recent research proves it is possible to take partial control of some truck systems via direct connection to a truck's on-board diagnostic port, or data...

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