April 2016

Cover Story

Living With ELDs: Getting Ahead of the Electronic Logs Mandate

Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs.

Article

Commentary: Take a Load Off

Rolf Lockwood

These days most of the innovations we see have to do with saving a buck, and we don’t often see one aimed at making drivers more comfortable. How about a custom-fitted truck seat that can be adjusted remotely by a medical professional?

Article

The Time-Crunched Safety Manager

As a time-crunched manager, focus is difficult.

Managing safety and training in a fleet means rushing from one brushfire to another. Everyone feels the time crunch. How do you make a difference when you’re juggling priorities, switching tasks, and trying to extinguish that daily brushfire?

Article

Choosing Tires for 6x2s

Putting all the engine torque through the tires on a single drive axle stresses the tires and...

6x2 axle configurations offer undisputable weight and fuel savings, but they take their toll on tires. Does it have to be that way?