Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for interstate trucking operations. Here are 14 things you need to know before that day arrives.
In the third part of our Trucking in the 21st Century series, we look at how the length of haul is no longer the yardstick for truckload — innovation and flexibility are.
The underlying issue for many fleets really isn’t so much the notion of using an electronic device to track driver hours — it is the hours of service regulations themselves.
The way you spec your vehicles on the front end can have an impact on their value — either positive or negative — at resale time.
North American headlight standards are inherently dangerous because they don’t allow brightness levels to match the speeds we travel, says executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood. It’s just too easy to “over-drive” your lights.
Fuel filters are your engine’s first and last line of defense against expensive damage from water and particles of debris that are found in diesel fuel.
In a panel at this year's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, suppliers and distributors discussed how service providers who are easy to do business with are the ones that will come out on top.
Say what you will about a tire, but it won’t lie to you. If there are problems with wheel alignment, suspensions, braking or chassis, your tires will be happy to tell you, if you just take a look.
For J&M Tank Lines, safety technology is simply a tool in its quest to make sure drivers get home safely.
While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain fairly constant.
One of the biggest challenges for Ohio-based Moore Transport, a fast-growing auto carrier, is getting experienced drivers. But wasted time pulling into weigh stations multiple times a day was wearing on driver satisfaction.