Freightliner Trucks

Transport America invests in OEM-built exercise system

| October 14, 2013

The Minnesota-based fleet outfitted 200 of its tractors with Freightliner's in-cab exercise system, the FIT System.

VIDEO: Meet the 2013 Ride of Pride memorial truck driver

| August 23, 2013

Chuck Ceccaci tells part of his story thus far piloting the 2013 Freightliner Ride of Pride veterans memorial truck.

Showing strong: Kling Towing & Recovery’s 2013 FL 122SD

| August 03, 2013

The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.

Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

| March 02, 2013

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...

Power, versatility in refuse truck line

| September 08, 2012

Freightliner's severe-duty waste-haul line offers a solution for most any refuse job.

Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

| August 23, 2012

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice ...

LogBook

| July 02, 2012

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

Bug-removal tip: Scotch Brite ‘Dobie’ pads

| June 28, 2012

This one comes by way of owner-operator Henry Albert's blog, where he shares an anecdote about the Scotch Brite "Dobie" cleaning pads (pictured) he uses to clean bugs from his windshield -- and how he ...

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