Perry: Hurricane recovery will drive freight demand

| November 01, 2012

The rebuilding and resupplying of the Northeastern states struck by Hurricane Sandy this week will drive long term freight volume and revenue to the trucking industry, said FTR Associates Senior Consultant Noel Perry.

Peterbilt announces availability of 2013 engines

| October 31, 2012

Peterbilt Tuesday announced that the next-generation of Paccar engines, designed to comply with the EPA's 2013 emissions standards will be available in all of the truck maker's medium and heavy-duty models starting in 2013.

Hours rule suspended for Sandy relief effort

| October 31, 2012

Trucks carrying emergency-related materials to and in states affected by Hurricane Sandy are exempt from the federal hours of service rules effective Monday

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Check out these ways to save on fuel

| October 31, 2012

Want to see all the other Overdrive fuel tips? Click here to see them all 50 Optimize fuel purchases. Online software systems help maximize fuel savings by finding the cheapest locations to buy fuel. Systems such as ...

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Some driving strategies can help save cash

| October 31, 2012

Want to see all the other Overdrive fuel tips? Click here to see them all 36. Use truck-routing tools. Choosing the shortest, most practical truck route can save hundreds of dollars a year in fuel. Spoken, turn-by-turn ...

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Look at data to save on fuel

| October 31, 2012

Want to see all the other Overdrive fuel tips? Click here to see them all 30. Analyze your fuel consumption trends. When miles-per-gallon falls, try to determine why. Did you encounter much more urban driving? Did your ...

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Use aerodynamics to save on fuel

| October 31, 2012

Click here to see the first 10 fuel tips about using anti-idling techniques to save money. 11. Choose an aero-designed model for your next truck. Truck makers have perfected the design of the front bumper, hood, under-hood-breather, ...

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Monitor tires to save money

| October 31, 2012

Want to see all the other Overdrive fuel tips? Click here to see them all 25. Use tires with low rolling resistance. Deeper lug tires usually last longer, but the extended tread’s very slight movement is enough ...

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