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Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor
Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

April 19, 2017
Volvo Trucks North America Wednesday launched a new regional truck, the VNR, to address what it believes is tremendous growth potential in regional and...

Too Fast for Your Tires?
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...

Are You Putting Enough Air In Your Steer Tires?
Are You Putting Enough Air  In Your Steer Tires?

December 9, 2014
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.

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...

Mack Reveals New Anthem On-Highway Tractor
Mack Reveals New Anthem On-Highway Tractor

September 13, 2017
Not since Mack introduced the Vision model highway tractor in 1999 has the company done such a significant vehicle reveal. The company has seen its...

When Cummins Went to Indy
When Cummins Went to Indy

August 10, 2016
Cummins Engine Co. founder Clessie Cummins knew a thing or two about making engines. As it turns out he had a twisted genius for marketing too.

What You Need to Know About Wide-base Singles & Offset Axles
What You Need to Know About Wide-base Singles & Offset Axles

May 13, 2013
Everything you need to know about switching from dual wheels to wide-base singles you can learn at a playground. Picture a teeter-totter with a big kid on...

Rodeo du Camion is a Trucking Event Like No Other
Rodeo du Camion is a Trucking Event Like No Other

July 20, 2016
Anyone who says all the fun has gone from trucking has never been to Rodeo du Camion. It's a trucking event like no other, where drivers pull 45-ton loads...

Steer Axle Weights Have Increased: Are Your Steer Tires up to the Challenge?
Steer Axle Weights Have Increased: Are Your Steer Tires up to the Challenge?

September 10, 2013
It’s not uncommon to find highway trucks with front axles and suspensions rated for 13,200 pounds. While 12,000-pound axles were the industry norm for many...

What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing
What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing

June 1, 2017
Balanced tires and wheels have been shown to save fuel, but balancing can also save tires -- and money. Part four in Jim Park's five-part series for...