One prevalent frustration in the commercial tire industry is that many owner-operators remain suspicious of retreads. As a consequence, they lack a coherent used tire program – and experts say they simply are throwing money away.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped again in the most recent week — ended Oct. 7 — falling 2.2 cents to a $3.897.
"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."
Truck driver John Doe was passed by a crazed sports car driver and then hit the car when it lost control. Could he have prevented the accident? His carrier says so.
The government is concerned about emissions, and so is trucking. Fortunately, the same things that reduce emissions also make your truck more efficient and profitable, writes engine shop owner Bruce Mallinson.
CRST Expedited has announced it will be increasing its pay for all drivers with a $10 million investment intended to retain existing drivers and attract new ones, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based company said.
SAF-Holland announced that its Neway ADZ Rear Air Suspension is now a published option for Peterbilt Motors’ vocational trucks. Holland says the robust low-weight stable air suspension is suited for heavy- and severe-duty applications.
This last portion of this series details other of CARB's diesel equipment-focused emissions rules, interwoven with its primary truck and bus rule on powertrains.
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