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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...

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

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...

SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance
SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance

September 19, 2013
User-paid and impartial SAE Type II tests reveal the trailer side skirts tested are more effective at reducing fuel consumption than undercarriage...

Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics
Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics

February 4, 2015
As far back as 1996, it was abundantly clear that the driver shortage as we knew it then was nothing compared to what we face today. The driver shortage...

Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash
Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash

November 9, 2017
Media outlets are reporting a collision between a driverless shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer in Las Vegas just hours after the bus was unveiled - and the...

The Morning After
The Morning After

November 10, 2010
"The reason we've got an unparalleled standard of living in the history of the world is because we've got a free market that is dynamic and entrepreneurial,...

Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again
Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again

April 7, 2017
Someone in Stockholm, Sweden, crashed a delivery truck into a crowded department store, killing at least three. It's been described as an act of terror, but...

Cheap insurance, really cheap insurance
Cheap insurance, really cheap insurance

April 3, 2012
A set of visual brake stroke indicators costs no more than a few bucks per wheel-end, and can save hundreds by preventing just one out-of-service situation....

EPA Engine Report Card: the rest of the story
EPA Engine Report Card: the rest of the story

March 6, 2012
Getting through EPA 2002 through 2010 has been tough for everyone. Occasionally fleets share their experiences with the likes of me, who report them when we...