Motor carriers that extended trade cycles during the recession are awakening to a harsh reality as they begin to look at rejuvenating their aging fleets. The latest emissions-related technologies brought on by US Environmental Protection Agency...
Jul 25, 2012
When 86% of truck drivers are overweight or obese, what is that costing the industry?
Jul 18, 2012
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- As the buzz surrounding natural gas as a viable alternative to diesel in the heavy truck industry continues to grow, manufacturers have rapidly expanded their natural gas-fueled offerings in an effort to position...
Jul 18, 2012
Becoming one of the best fleets to drive for is a lofty goal for any trucking company, but thanks to the emergence of the Best Fleets to Drive For competition, there’s now a roadmap that can be followed to get there.
Jun 22, 2012
Owners and managers of refrigerated fleets are approaching the EPA Tier 4 emissions deadline for trailer refrigeration unit (TRU) engines with some trepidation. And after what they’ve gone through with the EPA emissions mandates for big...
Jun 21, 2012
It was an introduction to Canadian trucking that Mark Lee, Truck News columnist and a longtime professional driver imported from the United Kingdom, will never forget.
Jun 6, 2012
BELLEVILLE, Ont. -- On a mild mid-April day, owner/operator Mike Dingler is shooting the breeze with fellow drivers, while waiting for his paperwork before setting out on an afternoon run. Paperwork in hand, he says his farewells and then...
May 28, 2012
Having completed its fourth year, the Best Fleets to Drive For competition has already become one of the most sought after awards a North American trucking company can win.
Apr 24, 2012
SASKATOON, Sask. -- They’ve been in business barely a year-and-a-half, yet Saskatoon’s TimeLine Logistic is already making a name for itself.
Apr 17, 2012
TORONTO, Ont. -- Load securement rules for flatdeck haulers are a constant concern; the rules are often in a state of flux and enforcement’s interpretation of the rules is not always consistent.
Mar 19, 2012