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The Rolling Resistance Paradox
The Rolling Resistance Paradox

June 23, 2017
Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?
Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

May 18, 2017
With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly...

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power
Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

August 31, 2017
Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the...

QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen
QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen

October 23, 2014
A comparison between a set of standard halogen headlamps and LED headlamps reveals, well, there is no comparison.

Trucking in Japan
Trucking in Japan

February 14, 2011
Having returned from my first trip to Japan just over a week ago, I'm still marveling at the differences between North America and that geographically small...

Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck
Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck

April 27, 2017
What you can see of Volvo’s SuperTruck vehicle is pretty spectacular, though fairly plain at heart. It’s what you can’t see that stirs the imagination....

5 Must-Have Tools for Your Tire Shop
5 Must-Have Tools for Your Tire Shop

March 12, 2013
Changing truck tires isn't rocket science. Since tire service isn't cheap, it's not uncommon to find smaller fleets and even some bigger ones doing their...

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

Ladies, Gentlemen; Please Meet THE Dumbest Truck Driver in the World
Ladies, Gentlemen; Please Meet THE Dumbest Truck Driver in the World

August 24, 2015
You simply won't believe your eyes when you see what some dumb-*ss truck driver is doing in this YouTube video. Equipment editor Jim Park is just glad he...

Electric Trucks: Zap in the Pan?
Electric Trucks: Zap in the Pan?

September 18, 2017
Electric trucks are coming to market on the strength of their lack of tailpipe emissions. But can trucking get over the cost, weight, and range hurdles?