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TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice
TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice

March 15, 2016
At the recent meeting of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, fleet members talked about road salt-induced corrosion and how to combat it.

Maintaining Air Springs and Shock Absorbers
Maintaining Air Springs and Shock Absorbers

December 18, 2015
Air suspensions are subject to wear and aging, and must be regularly inspected and repaired or replaced when necessary.

TMC Hears Ideas on How to Add Members, Activities
TMC Hears Ideas on How to Add Members, Activities

September 21, 2015
Online tech sessions and recruiting younger fleet managers are among suggestions gleaned from a recent survey of members and non-members of the Technology &...

Spec'ing Electrical Parts for A 12-Year Life
Spec'ing Electrical Parts for A 12-Year Life

March 31, 2015
Thee Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has a recommended practice to help trailer buyers spec electrical systems.

Tending Liftgate Batteries
Tending Liftgate Batteries

May 9, 2014
Bruce Purkey knows where the electrons go. And, as president of Purkey’s Fleet Electric and his many activities in the Technology & Maintenance Council of...

Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91
Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91

May 2, 2014
Ed Shea, a retired publisher of Owner Operator and The Specialist magazines, passed away April 28 after a period of declining health. He was 91. He was a...

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say
Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

September 16, 2013
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance...

FedEx Freight’s Techs Sweep TMC SuperTech Competition
FedEx Freight’s Techs Sweep TMC SuperTech Competition

September 12, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- Technicians from FedEx Freight finished first, second, third and fourth in the TMC’s annual SuperTech competition that ended Wednesday, with...

TMC Officials Report Record Attendance, Healthy Membership, as Fall Meeting Starts
TMC Officials Report Record Attendance, Healthy Membership, as Fall Meeting Starts

September 9, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- TMC is on a roll. Attendance at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s gathering this week set a record for an annual fall meeting, while...