PDA Xpress designed to speed up accident appraisals

| January 28, 2015

Property Damage Appraisers, a national network of vehicle damage appraisers, has launched PDA Xpress, a solution designed to turn customers’ smartphones into fast easy-to-use estimate tools that lighten adjusters’ workloads and help manage estimates. The company ...

Penske Used Trucks opens 3 new dealerships

| January 28, 2015

Penske Used Trucks has doubled its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America, introducing centers in Dallas, metro Atlanta and Ontario. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, Calif.; and Charlotte, N.C. Here are ...

Eaton enhances split shaft PTO for UltraShift Plus

| January 28, 2015

Eaton said it has expanded the company’s lineup of UltraShift Plus automated transmissions for vocational applications through enhanced split shaft power take-off capabilities that allow for transmission gear selection and clutch control outside of a ...

Onspot’s GSA contract renewed

| January 28, 2015

Onspot of North America, a provider of automatic tire chains, announced that its General Services Administration contract has been renewed for another five years. Onspot’s automatic tire chains are designed to allow the operator to engage ...

Two more e-log makers update software to reflect restart rollback

| January 27, 2015

The VDO RoadLog ELD and the iGlobal ELOG are the latest to receive updates to account for December's suspension of certain hours-of-service provisions.

Craig Ryan’s 1965 International CO4000: Lookback photos, moreImage Gallery

| January 27, 2015

Craig Ryan gives a personal account of his brief time trucking leased to Dart and otherwise hauling bees in the 70s and shares photos of his 1965 International CO4000 cabover.

Fleet news roundup: Teamsters lose votes at FedEx, Werner adds Freedom fleet driver

| January 27, 2015

FedEx announced more of its drivers have rejected Teamsters affiliation, while Werner named an Army vet the driver of one of its Operation Freedom military-themed trucks.

Parking shortage hits the mainstream

| January 27, 2015

A Wall Street Journal story last week took on the issue of the difficulties faced by truckers finding a safe parking spot in widespread congested areas around the nation.

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