Securement 201: How best to chain to a stake pocket

| September 25, 2012

What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.

Diesel price falls for first time in 12 weeks

| September 24, 2012

After 11 consecutive weeks of climbing prices, the national average retail diesel price fell 4.9 cents to $4.086.

Equipment leasing confidence up in September

| September 24, 2012

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry is 53.0, up from the August index of 50.2, reflecting increased optimism.

Diesel emissions: Cleaner than fast food charbroilers

| September 22, 2012

Interesting new findings of a California study of commercial charbroilers -- and one driver makes a difference for the better in partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking.

Programs for buyers low on cash or credit: Used truck market, Part 3

| September 21, 2012

Buyers who lacking a big down payment or extra money for a warranty can often find carrier programs that meet their needs.

FMCSA eliminating registrant DOT numbers

| September 20, 2012

If you’re a leased owner-operator and manage your own base plates, your registrant-only DOT number will expire in mid-October.

“Hot fuel” suit continues

| September 20, 2012

Jurors will return to deliberations Sept. 24 in the “hot fuel” class action suit against QuikTrip, 7-Eleven and Kum & Go.

Qualifying for lending: Used truck market, Part 2

| September 20, 2012

Though some owner-operators may find it difficult to get financing, lenders are much more willing to work with used truck buyers than in recent years.

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