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Electric Vibration Smoothly Offloads Materials
Electric Vibration Smoothly Offloads Materials

March 28, 2016
Material sticking to the inside of dump beds during tipping is a nagging problem for drivers in Manlius Township, Ill., but not for a truck equipped with a...

The Reinvigorated Cargo Van Market
The Reinvigorated Cargo Van Market

November 4, 2014
Many product choices means there’s a roomy truck for every hauling and delivery need.

Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers
Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers

May 14, 2014
Bruce Hudson, director of corporate maintenance at Heartland Express, has a heart when it comes to the Iowa-based truckload and logistics company’s drivers,...

Transmission Trends
Transmission Trends

April 18, 2014
The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

Spec'ing Work Trucks
Spec'ing Work Trucks

February 10, 2014
Although work trucks are typically smaller and lighter than Class 8 freight haulers, often they are more complex and take more work to design and assemble....

Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease

February 4, 2014
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none...

Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles
Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles

January 13, 2014
Over the Christmas holidays, the Salvation Army’s bell ringers raise money to help fund its disaster and human-relief efforts. But considerable dollars also...

Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change
Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change

December 20, 2013
Is trucking in for a transformation? Many believe that long-haul trucking will become less important as regional operations grow and intermodal takes over...

Hiring Veterans
Hiring Veterans

November 26, 2013
“Veterans make excellent employees,” says Boyd Stephenson, who heads the American Trucking Associations’ driver licensing efforts. “They’re conscientious,...

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again
Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

July 30, 2013
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to...

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