truck maintenance

How to prep your truck for Old Man Winter

| December 04, 2013

Nothing tests a truck’s readiness for climate change like a hard, frigid blast of arctic air. That’s why winter preparation is an annual event for owner-operators. Basic preparation can pay big dividends by avoiding unnecessary ...

A few new sources for trucking discounts

| August 07, 2013

A few new websites that enable dealers and fleets to mark down prices on parts and labor.

Used parts gaining traction with owner-operators

| November 27, 2012

Used and refurbished parts are catching on as a maintenance alternative for owner-operators due in large part to harsh economic conditions.

Don’t overlook cost of a truck wash

| October 11, 2012

If you wash your truck at home, you can claim the cost of household water and detergent for washing the truck as a business expense at tax time.

PHOTO: Montana Peterbilt breaks new ground

| September 02, 2012

And just who is that guy standing next to the Pete? The new facility is set to open in May 2013.

Attention to detail

| July 19, 2012

Texas trucker’s focus on maintenance keeps him on the path of success.

Xantrex: 3 inverter installation tips

| May 25, 2012

1. Installation best at the factory or authorized dealer aftermarket: If you're considering an aftermarket inverter installation to an older truck or mulling options on a new vehicle, take it under advisement that leading inverter ...

CRST breaks ground on $13 million driver training facility

| May 09, 2012

CRST International started work in Jurupa Valley, Calif., on an 18.7-acre driver training and truck maintenance facility in the Agua Industrial Park near the I-10 and I-15 freeways. The $13 million facility will be ...

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