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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...

Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor
Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor

February 14, 2017
It has all the performance attributes of a diesel without the maintenance and fuel costs. And it’s emissions-free, which will keep your neighbors happy.

Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?
Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?

May 2, 2017
The first image of Tesla's Electric Semi seem to show exactly the wrong type of electric truck. Is this for the benefit of investors or the trucking...

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...

Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?
Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?

January 6, 2017
Could the incoming administration or Congress deep-six the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas rule? ATA's Glen Kedzie says it's entirely possible, but he cautions to...

Retreading to Maximize Casing Value
Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

June 2, 2017
Retreading extends the life of the most expensive part of the tire, which lowers cost per mile significantly. This is part five in a five-part series for...

Kenworth: Vocational Truck Market to Stay Strong Through End of 2017
Kenworth: Vocational Truck Market to Stay Strong Through End of 2017

July 24, 2017
The first half of 2017 has been good to the trucking industry, and to the vocational market in particular, according to Kenworth. And going into the second...

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...

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...

How Corrosion Causes Electrical Problems
How Corrosion Causes Electrical Problems

April 21, 2015
Almost every electrical or electronic problem with trucks today can be traced back to one single source: corrosion-induced voltage irregularities.