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Truck Topics

  • Making Tires Last

    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Apr 4th 2016 9:00AM
    Properly maintaining your truck's tires not only keeps you (and the public) safer on the road but also saves you a lot o...
  • New Technologies for Reducing Truck Idle (and Fuel Costs)

    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Mar 18th 2016 12:06PM
    At the rate of a gallon of fuel wasted per hour, engine idle can get real expensive -- real fast. And excessive idle is ...
  • Smart Business: Preventing Breakdowns

    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Feb 15th 2016 9:00AM
    As an expedite owner-operator, your truck is a tool that makes you money. So, if it breaks down on the road, you not onl...
  • 7 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Van for Expediting

    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jan 11th 2016 12:10PM
    If you're considering becoming an expeditor but not ready to take the plunge and invest $200,000 for a new straight tru...
  • Top Causes of Accidents for Expediters -- and How to Avoid Them

    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Nov 16th 2015 11:03AM
    Accidents happen. But the stakes are much higher when you get into a collision while operating a Class 8 straight truck ...