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Peterbilt and Kenworth to offer Eaton's new 12 speed transmission

The industry giants of Eaton Cummins have developed a new 12-speed automated transmission dubbed Endurant. Scott Davis, general manager of Eaton Cummins said this new transmission to be a "game changer" during the press ...

How to Manage Driver Fatigue with Your Drivers

If you own or manage a fleet of trucks, then you can see trends across your fleet or company that impact efficiency and safety. One of the most detrimental factors is tiredness, and driver fatigue can cause even more dangerous ...

Less than one month to get a $500,000 tax deduction!

Whether you are looking to add a new or used truck to your fleet, or are simply considering the purchase of your first truck, there is not much time left in 2017 to make a purchasing decision that could potentially benefit you ...

Indiana Attorney General Requests Immediate Delay Of ELD Mandate

Indiana's Attorney General Curtis Hill penned a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the end of November, calling for a delay in the enforcement of new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) ...

Tesla Reveals Electric Semi Truck

Tesla is known for its electric cars, but the company revealed its first foray into the Semi truck market on November 16th. The company previously stated it would build the truck but the details on the vehicle were unclear. The ...

Automatic On-Board Recording Devices

J. Ruble & Sons Truck Sales would like to remind its customers that the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate will take effect on December 18, 2017. ELDs, which monitor truck movement through the engine, will decrease ...

Will Blockchain simplify the freight and semi-truck industry?

Blockchain. Nearly everyone has heard of the word in some form or another. But, what is it? Is it a passing technological phenomenon? No, blockchain is a distributed, electronic ledgerwhich tracks financial transactions in a ...

Mack’s Latest Makes J.Ruble And Sons' Take Notice

Being avid followers of semi-truck industry news, we couldn’t help but notice what’s going on with Mack. Yes, we said Mack Trucks. The 117-year old company continues to make bold headlines. Case in point, The Herald Mail ...

A Tribute to a Logger's Vision

In the 1930s, a Tacoma, Washington, lumber company owner wanted a more efficient way to move harvested timber to his lumber mill. T. A. Peterman began by converting army surplus vehicles to serve his needs. In 1938, he ...

JRuble And Sons Sleeper to Day-cab Conversions

Sleeper to Day Cab Advantages Reclaimed and refurbished OTR sleepers have some distinct advantages over factory-built day cab tractors. They tend to be larger, with more spacious OTR cab styling and amenities built for ...
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