Lucinda Coulter

Owner-operators: Master the credit game

With some lenders warming up to owner-operators, don’t miss the chance to improve your rating and save thousands of dollars in interest payments.

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Marketing your business, Part 1

Online opportunities join old-school methods as ways for independents to build a reputation and draw clients.

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How to do a brake job yourself

Replacing brake linings is an essential DIY project for owner-operators to avoid problems with stopping their trucks and getting citations.

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Great Dane breaks ground on technology facility

Great Dane breaks ground on a research facility for the trailer maker's engineering and design initiatives.

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How to avoid irregular tire wear

Make sure you're aware of these six tips on getting the best wear from your tires, as advised by trucking radio host and Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford.

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Drivetrain changes help fuel efficiency

Find out how some of the new transmission axle ratios could affect the bottom line on your mileage.

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Cascadia’s aero design proves itself on the road

See what contributing editor Steve Sturgess has to say about his test drive of Freightliner's Cascadia and its aerodynamic fuel economy.

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Fontaine to start Renew flatbed rebuilding program

Fontaine announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla., that it is leveraging its long-established military refurbishing business to offer the Renew flatbed trailer rebuilding program for owner-operators and truck fleets. Todd Anderson, Renew program vice president and general manager, says Fontaine can do just about anything necessary to turn an old, worn-out flatbed trailer into a completely rebuilt unit with a whole second life ahead of it. "At a glance, you cannot tell a ...

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Great Dane announces national part, service support program

Great Dane announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa that it is dramatically expanding its existing national account program. The new AdvantEdge customer support program will provide enrolled members nationwide parts and service support from more than 100 Great Dane certified service providers as well as consolidated invoicing, upfront repair estimates and fully warranty coverage for all qualified Great Dane trailers. "This is a customer driven program," says Dave Durand, vice president, aftermarket parts for ...

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Fox Sports to re-air truck episode

Big rig innovators will be featured on the Fox Sports Network Motorhead Garage TV show at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 and at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31. The episode with hosts Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman is one of several being re-aired. Wheel product installation and removal will be demonstrated on the show, as well as tire chain system installations. Check local listings for show times, says Motorhead Garage media coordinator Cathy Accordino.          

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