We spoke with the top executives of several successful fleets of between 50 and 100 vehicles to learn how they compete in an era where running a trucking company is becoming more expensive, more complex and more regulated.
Once again, we have the two sides fighting over which mode is safer and which mode is better for the environment. And not necessarily fighting fair.
There’s an epidemic of ignorance out there regarding brake slack adjustment It just won’t go away, might even be getting worse.
Start with the basics when training drivers – but it may pay to look back to bring them ahead. Part 5 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.
Transport America is able to keep trucks moving in stormy weather using the Weather Alerts feature of ALK Maps.
For many fleets the diesel technician shortage is already a reality. Here are nine things that will help you in your technician recruiting and retention efforts.
While mirrors are here to stay, high-tech supplements are on the horizon.
Truck fleets are increasingly deploying in-cab video systems as part of their technological arsenal to increase safety and security.
We've long been aware of the inadequacies of air disc brake training, particularly in the United States.
After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.
Dump trucks can do a lot of hauling and delivery work, but there’s a limit to how precisely certain loads can be placed. One alternative is the “slinger,” which adds a high-capacity conveyor-belt mechanism to a hopper body.
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?
TRW’s new ReAX electric/hydraulic power steering senses vehicle speed and proportionately assists the steering effort, which is great in tight spots.
TMC’s latest fleet tire survey shows retreaded tires are going longer and further than some may expect – but maintenance is the key.