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What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs
What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

August 15, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device mandate is causing a lot of confusion and concern among the smallest fleets and...

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run
Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

May 29, 2017
National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we...

Keep up the Pressure
Keep up the Pressure

May 30, 2017
Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part...

Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers
Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers

August 23, 2017
For drivers working for a driver service or temporary driver pool, how do they transfer their logs from one carrier to another? The short answer is, they...

QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen
QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen

October 23, 2014
A comparison between a set of standard halogen headlamps and LED headlamps reveals, well, there is no comparison.

Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?
Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

May 18, 2017
With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly...

5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs
5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs

April 6, 2016
Electronic logging devices to track driver hours of service become mandatory in December 2017. Everything you need to know about compliance is spelled out...

ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data
ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data

August 18, 2017
Why settle for simple electronic logging when it can serve as a total fleet management solution in a box?

What’s Going on with my Brakes?
What’s Going on with my Brakes?

September 8, 2014
When we started looking at wheel-end issues for this month's Tires & Wheels story, we discovered that reduced stopping distance rules have had some...

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)...

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