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Is Alternative Fuel Worth It Yet

Trucks powered by alternative fuels dominated the 2017 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Liquid propane and all-electric options abounded, demonstrating the dedication of many manufacturers to exploring long-term alternative ...

Affordable Chassis Cab And Semi Tractor Refurbishing

Due to increasing repair costs, many truck owners skimp on maintenance and repairs, resulting in major expenses down the line. But there is no need to toss a truck to the trash heap. A cost-effective alternative is turning to ...

Semi Truck Platooning, Profit, Potential

With the FHA’s recent admission that platooning technology is “near market-ready,” it's time to consider how platooning technology could impact freight companies bottom lines. Despite the potential regulatory hurdles, ...

Semi-Truck Tire Care Program Cuts Costs

Since 2015, the Michelin Tire Care Service has proactively assisted fleet owners in minimizing the costs associated with tire problems, including poor fuel economy, avoidable downtime and unsafe operation. The program has grown ...

Self-Driving Trucks

Many new things are happening with semi-truck technology. One new area of development are self-driving trucks. This technology has developed for years and being tested now. Some worry about possibly losing work. The fact is, ...

Refurbished Chassis Cabs And Semi Tractors Makes $cents

Refurbishing a work truck, whether it's a chassis cab, semi-tractor or dump truck, is a lot easier on the wallet than purchasing new. Refurbishing a vehicle you already own will add a lot more years of use giving you a big ...

How to get a Good Rate When Applying for Semi Truck Financing

Many people reach a point in their driving career when they don't want to work for anyone else anymore. They want to take their career into their own hands by starting their own trucking business. Owning a truck is an important ...

2016 ATRI Truck Bottleneck Report

Trucking bottlenecks are a significant issue for trucking companies, manufacturers and consumers alike. Delivery delays cause trucking companies to lose money by way of increased fuel consumption and reduced productivity for ...

Are Your Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

Many companies in the semi-truck industry classify their drivers as independent contractors, particularly when the drivers are owner-drivers who have their own truck. Recently, though, these independent contractor ...

Heavy Truck Parking Apps

The widespread use of Smartphones means that there is an app for just about anything a person can imagine, and commercial truck drivers can use free technology to find parking spots. Here are some apps available in the Google ...
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