Researchers looking for input on trucking’s top issues

| August 11, 2014

ATRI posted its 2014 Top Industry Issues Survey Aug. 11, and it is asking carriers and other trucking industry stakeholders to rank their top issues of concern for the industry, along with the strategies for addressing them.

CSA’s Fallout: Where it’s most difficult to improve CSA scores

| August 11, 2014

The continental United States ranked for each state's likelihood to issue a totally violation-free, or "clean," inspection.

CSA’s Fallout: Where the inspection action is

| August 08, 2014

The top states ranked for inspection activity; Maryland heads up the intensity rankings as in our analysis last year.

Mercury whacks rig’s fender in intersection — Could trucker have prevented it?

| August 08, 2014

Truck operator John Doe hit the brakes and swerved to avoid a car cutting in front of him, but the collision damaged his right front fender. Could he have prevented the accident?

PIB tip: Shorter loan, less costly truck

| August 08, 2014

The ideal loan term for a three-year depreciable asset like a heavy-duty truck is three or four years. Here's why.

Missouri voters speak: Sales tax not the place for raising highway monies

| August 07, 2014

Voters in Missouri say no to sales tax increase of .75 cents on the dollar to fund transportation -- and prohibit tolls and fuel tax increases.

CSA’s Fallout: The shifting enforcement target as states move on driver violations

| August 07, 2014

Among all 48 continental states, 2013 saw 29 states increase their attention to moving violations, figured as a percentage of each state’s total violations. Among the top such states, 3 in 4 saw their moving violations' share grow in 2013 against other violations.

To save turbo, keep oil clean – and your foot light

Bruce Mallinson | August 07, 2014

Turbochargers are sensitive pieces of equipment and are abused many times during everyday driving conditions. They are put through hell — Here's how to help yours survive.

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