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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...

The Return of the Truck that Never Went Away
The Return of the Truck that Never Went Away

January 13, 2014
Many thought the Argosy COE went out of production in 2006, but it's still available in NAFTA markets as a glider kit. DTNA says interest in the truck is...

Test Drive: Bold New Look for an Old Dog
Test Drive: Bold New Look for an Old Dog

November 27, 2017
There will be no mistaking an Anthem when you see one coming down the road. Mack has dumped the conservative Pinnacle set-back axle model in favor of this...

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?
Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

June 14, 2017
The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?
What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

May 23, 2017
Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low...

For Whom the ELD Bell Tolls
For Whom the ELD Bell Tolls

December 10, 2015
It's official, finally; hours of service is going electronic. In his On the Road blog, Equipment Editor and former driver Jim Park tells fleets and...

Taking Tires for a Test Drive
Taking Tires for a Test Drive

July 24, 2017
If you want to test drive some new tires before you buy — and who wouldn’t — be prepared to invest significant time and energy in the project.

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...

Align the Truck Before the Need Arises
Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

May 31, 2017
Your tires will tell you if your vehicle is running straight and true. Don't wait 'till it's too late.

Test Drive: Volvo's VNR Could be an Urban Legend (in the Making)
Test Drive: Volvo's VNR Could be an Urban Legend (in the Making)

July 24, 2017
The new VNR line up from Volvo Trucks North America is everything a driver and a fleet could want in an urban or short haul tractor, and then some.