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Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires
Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires

July 24, 2015
Do wide-base single tires wear differently than standard tires in dual assemblies? We address that question and give tips on how proper care of your...

When the Road Meets the Rubber
When the Road Meets the Rubber

June 29, 2015
Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.

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.

Truck brakes don't fail by themselves
Truck brakes don't fail by themselves

July 10, 2012
Over the past week, two trucks crashed as a result of their inability to stop on hills. In both cases, the mainstream media reported that the trucks' brakes...

Mandatory Entry-Level Driver Training: Is There a Better Way?
Mandatory Entry-Level Driver Training: Is There a Better Way?

April 5, 2013
In his "On the Road" blog, Equipment Editor and former driver and owner-operator Jim Park wonders if three months of mandatory entry-level training would...

17 easy steps to 9.5 mpg
17 easy steps to 9.5 mpg

August 1, 2011
Owner-operator Henry Albert was at the Shell SuperRigs event in Kenly, N.C. in June, but he wasn't showing his truck in the conventional sense. He was...

How many drivers do we really need?
How many drivers do we really need?

August 1, 2012
Do we really have a shortage of truck drivers in this country or are we simply adding up the empty seats across the land and calling that under-utilized...

Quick Spin: Kenworth's Icon 900
Quick Spin: Kenworth's Icon 900

July 23, 2015
Kenworth’s bold and unapologetic limited-edition “large car” doesn’t disappoint.

Mismatched Duals
Mismatched Duals

January 6, 2010
Running two tires of different circumference, diameter, or tread depth in a dual assembly is a sure-fire way to kill two tires for the price of one

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...