- Used Commercial Trucks For Sale at Truck Source
Find 1000's of used commercial trucks for sale at Truck Source. Sleeper tractors, daycabs, cab & chassis trucks, dump trucks and more. 4 easy locations.
- Check out this one-of-a-kind used truck deal � now available at participating dealers.
This offer is available at any participating International(R) dealer or any one of 15 International Used Truck Centers. And this offer ends soon, so summertime just became a better time to buy.
- Online Truck Auctions
From June 26th to June 28th, numerous Day Cab Mack trucks will be available to purchase through our online-only auction. Potential bidders can check out the lot in person on Monday June 25th from 1 pm to 3 pm:
- Looking to upgrade your small fleet? Check out this worry-free deal.
With this offer, you can hit the road with a powerful ISX or N13 engine, plus the two-year warranty and $2,000 in the PM package. Hey, you deserve two years of worry-free trucking, right?
- Should I Lease-to-Own a Semi Truck?
Should I Lease-to-Own a Semi Truck?
- Two New Penske Products You Can't Miss
Truckers, you're in for a treat this summer: Penske Truck Leasing, leading global transportation services provider, has two new offerings that will ease your daily operations.
- Welcome Trax Trux From Lake City Georgia
Trax Trux is known throughout the country for offering excellent values on an outstanding selection of trucks. They have recently joined our elite group of online advertisers at Trucker-to-Trucker, and we are proud to have them. Trax has trucks of all sizes, from small, light-duty trucks to large, heavy-duty big rigs.
- Welcome TruckMax Homestead
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that TruckMax Homestead is a new member of our elite team of online advertisers. TruckMax Homestead has three dealership locations to serve members of the trucking industry in Florida and beyond.
- Truck Center For All Of Your Truck & Trailer Auction Needs!
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that TruckCenter.com has recently joined our elite group of online advertisers. TruckCenter is an excellent place to sell your trailers and trucks, as they reach thousands of customers around the world
- America's Truck Source Dealer Welcome
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce the addition of America's Truck Source to our growing list of elite online advertisers. America's Truck Source is the place to go if you need trucks in the Atlanta area.
- Dealer Welcome Freightliner of Grand Rapids
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to welcome Freightliner of Grand Rapids to our exclusive network of online advertisers. Freightliner of Grand Rapids has been serving customers in Western Michigan and beyond since 1978.
- Welcome Lee Smith Truck Sale in Chattanooga
Welcome Lee Smith Truck Sale in Chattanooga
- Welcome Dealer's Choice Truck Sales
Welcome Dealer's Choice Truck Sales
- Welcome West Michigan International
Welcome West Michigan International
- Doggett Freightliner - Trucks In 4 Texas Locations
Doggett Freightliner - Trucks In 4 Texas Locations
- Preventing Summer Heat Tire Blowouts on the Road
Hot weather can sometimes be harder on your truck that cold weather and we need to know the tips for keeping our trucks safe for us and other drivers. With temperatures rising, the heat can be bad for our tires. If you add high temperatures to increased friction, high speeds, and turning corners on hot asphalt, this can cause your tire to heat beyond the recommended temperature, potentially causing a blowout. A tire blowout not only affects us, but can affect those around us, too.
- Here's Why Dealers Should List Their Inventory on TruckerToTrucker.com
Used to be when you bought a new truck, you'd stop by the dealer, look under the hood and kick the tires before shaking hands on the deal. How times have changed! Today, truck buying has gone digital.
- Welcome Lou Bachrodt Freightliner of Pompano
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce the newest addition to our online advertising team, Lou Bachrodt Freightliner.
- More Challenges Facing the Trucking Industry in 2014
With the next decade predicted to be one of strong and steady growth, the future of the commercial trucking industry looks bright.
- Welcome Allstate Utility Trailers
Trucker-to-Trucker is happy to welcome Allstate Utility Trailer, part of Allstate Peterbilt, as the newest member of our online advertising team.
- Welcome Transport Truck Sales
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that Transport Truck Sales, Inc. is the newest member of our exclusive online advertising team.
- Welcome Bray Truck & Parts
Trucker-to-Trucker would like to welcome Bray Truck and Parts, Inc. into our exclusive network of online advertisers.
- Welcome Michigan Truck & Equipment
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce that Michigan Truck & Equipment is the newest member of our exclusive online advertising team.
- What Has to Happen for Truckers to Embrace Natural Gas Fuel?
Natural gas is being heralded as the truck fuel of the future (see our previous post).
- Welcome Berge Ford Commercial Trucks
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce that Berge Ford Fleet recently joined our team as an online advertiser.
- Welcome GATR Truck Center
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to annouce the newest member of our team of online advertisers, GATR Truck Center.
- Rochester Truck in New Hampshire
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce that Rochester Truck Inc is the newest member of our prestigious group of online advertisers.
- Welcome Tri-State Trailers of Ohio & Pennsylvania
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to welcome Tri-State Trailer Sales into our exclusive network of online advertisers.
- Welcome Maxim Truck & Trailer Sales from Canada
Trucker-to-Trucker is excited to welcome Maxim Truck and Trailer into our elite network of advertisers.
- Welcome Lucky's Trailer Sales
Trucker-to-Trucker would like to announce that Lucky's Trailer Sales has recently joined our exclusive online advertising group.
- Liberty International of New Hampshire
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to welcome Liberty International Trucks of New Hampshire, LLC into our exclusive network of dealerships.
- Taking the Driver Out of the Fuel Economy Equation
The biggest factor in fuel economy is still the driver and driving for optimum fuel economy is becoming an increasingly daunting proposition and driver training is becoming more critical.
- What The Truck?
Without semitrucks, very few of us would get the goods we need for simple survival, let alone any of the items we buy for fun and pleasure.
- American Truckers - Crazy Fun Facts About The Trucker!
To understand the relevance of truck driving in the U.S. and around the world, you have to dig into the numbers. Here are some that demonstrate what trucking means to the American economy:
- Preliminary Legal Steps for a Commercial Truck Driver Following an Accident
Commercial truck drivers should be trained to take a few initial steps to support their legal case following an accident. These steps are possible only if the driver is not injured, or not involved in helping other injured individuals at the scene of the accident.
- What to do when a Commercial Truck is Involved in an Accident
A commercial truck driver must be trained to maintain composure and follow the right procedure in the event of a crash. The fleet policy must include the steps a driver is required to take when the vehicle is involved in accident, and the driver must follow the policy in such a situation.
- Shop For Used Freightliners at SelecTrucks St. Louis
SelecTrucks of St. Louis offers customers a fantastic selection of many truck models manufactured by Freightliner. Most of the trucks on the lot are equipped with sleepers, but they have daycab models too.
- Shop SelecTrucks Chicago For Used Freightliners
SelecTrucks of Chicago offers owner-operators and trucking company owners an outstanding selection of late-model Freightliner trucks that look great and run smoothly. They offer financing to almost anyone through Daimler Truck Financial and other companies who specialize in financing commercial trucks.
- Welcome SelecTrucks of Georgia
If you're looking for a huge selection of conventional trucks with sleepers, SelecTrucks of Georgia has you covered. They offer trucks in many different colors and styles to suit your tastes. You can buy a single truck or an entire fleet of trucks that match.
- Commercial Truck Fleets Continue to Add Green Vehicles
A number of commercial truck fleet operators have been adding more environment-friendly vehicles to their existing fleets. Trucking companies are giving a higher priority to sustainability goals than ever before. Alternative energy vehicles that include gas-hybrids, autogas, propane, CNG, and all-electric vehicles can be seen more often in many truck fleets.
- The Nature of Day Cab Trucks
Sources that deal in day cab trucks are usually specialized in this category, but it is important to choose a reliable and reputed dealer to buy this truck.
- Knight Truck and Trailer Sales
Here at Trucker-to-Trucker, we'd like to welcome Knight Truck Sales to our exclusive team of online advertisers. Knight Truck Sales is a subsidiary of Knight Transportation, one of the largest trucking companies in the United States.
- Survey to Explore the Use of Navigation Systems by Commercial Vehicles
A new survey launched by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) explores the possibility of commercial drivers using navigation systems. The brief online survey, which seeks the input of both the motor carrier and the commercial driver, will collect information on the perspectives of both groups towards the use of navigation systems, including the perceived rewards and risks.
- Brake-related OOS Violations in 15.3 Percent Vehicles During Safety Week
At least one in seven vehicles chosen for inspection during the recently held Brake Safety Week had brake-related out-of-service (OOS) violations. The inspections were conducted by commercial vehicle inspections who participated in the week-long annual program.
- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CDL Program
Everyone knows that it takes certain special skills and knowledge in order to properly drive certain types of commercial motor vehicles (CMV). However, before the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program, if you held a driver's license (for cars), you could legally operate any type of tractor-trailer or buses in many states, as well as in the District of Columbia.
- Seasonal Spurt in Trucking Volumes as Holidays Draw Closer
Containerized imports at all the major retail container ports in the U.S. are witnessing a surge in import volumes. The increase in container imports for the month of October is expected to be around 10 percent compared to last year. Large retailers in the country are in the process of closing their annual shipping cycle for holiday sales.
- Demand for Truck Scales on the Rise
The trucking industry has been witnessing a slow but steady rebound after a prolonged period of decline since the global economic slowdown that began in 2008. Trucking is an important sector of the U.S. economy and crucial to the delivery and distribution of various commodities.
- National Truck of the Year 2013 Nominees Announced
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced the names of nine commercial trucks that have been nominated for the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year. This is a prestigious national award that recognizes the best truck entries in the heavy-duty and medium-duty categories across the country.
- A Rising TCI Gives New Hope to the Trucking Industry
The Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) of FTR rose to 5.8 in August, compared to 4.4 in July. Since the beginning of 2011, despite a weakening economy, the TCI continued to hover in a mildly positive zone.
- Five Tips on Using the Internet to Sell More Semi-Trucks
Selling semi-trucks online can be a great way to advertise and boost sales at your dealership. It can make shopping for semi-trucks quick and easy for all of your customers.
- Looking For A Truck & Trailer Dealer in Ohio?
Trucker-to-Trucker would like to welcome UV Truck Sales into our exclusive team of online advertisers. They are a leader in the sale of pre-owned trucks of many types as well as trailers. You can find the helpful sales staff on the lot at 1041 Lake Road in Mendina, Ohio.
- Welcome Used Truck Center Columbus
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that UTC Columbus has recently joined our exclusive team of online advertisers. The International Used Truck Center for the Columbus, Ohio area is located near the intersection of State Route 310 and I-70 in Etna, Oh.
- Welcome Truck Enterprises Hagerstown
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that Truck Enterprises Hagerstown has recently joined our exclusive team of online advertisers. Truck Enterprises Hagerstown is the fifth Truck Enterprises location.
- What Are Bucket Trucks & How do They Work?
Bucket trucks may not be familiar to everyone but almost everyone has seen them. They are most easily spotted on the side of the road or near a light pole being used by electric linemen and tree trimmers.
- Dealer Welcome Richmond Trucks
Trucker-to-Trucker would like to welcome Richmond Trucks into our exclusive network of advertisers. They offer one of the finest selections of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks on the east coast, plus an excellent selection of specialty vehicles.
- TNT Sales For All Your Semi Trailer Needs
TNT Sales has recently joined Trucker-to-Trucker's exclusive team of online advertisers. They offer customers a huge selection of high-quality trailers at reasonable prices. Their staff makes an effort to communicate with customers as much as possible so that the sales process runs smoothly.
- From Brooklyn New York Welcome Celer Inc
Celer Inc., a leader in exporting heavy-duty equipment worldwide, has just been welcomed into the exclusive network of advertisers at Trucker-to-Trucker.Celer Inc. offers a variety of machinery, trailers and trucks to customers from all over the globe.
- Powell Equipment For Trucks and Trailers in Southwest Chciago
Powell Equipment Inc. has recently joined Trucker-to-Trucker's exclusive team of online advertisers. Powell equipment offers customers a wide selection of pre-owned trailers and trucks. The dealership is located at 27665 South Frontage Road East in Channahon (Joliet), Illinois.
- Welcome AZ Commercial Trucks
Trucker-to-Trucker is delighted to announce that Arizona Commercial Trucks has joined their exclusive network of advertisers. AZ Commercial Truck Sales is the number one dealer of commercial trucks in the Mesa, AZ area.
- Problems With New Trucks Enhance The Value of Used Ones
This statement reflects the opinion of many people who are involved with tnew-used-truckshe trucking industry. Although there are increasing requirements to make trucks more environmentally friendly these are not all working in the new truck engine manufacturing.
- Understanding the Trucking Industry
Sometimes people who first enter, or considering entering the trucking profession do not understand the many positions involved in the industry. Below is a breakdown that perhaps will help clarify some of the positions and terminology that is involved.
- Freightliner's Cascadia A Big Hit With Stuntman Ryan And The Movie Industry
You don't often think about it, but all those big rig trucks in the movies have stunt drivers that make sure they do what their supposed to yet walk away each time unscathed. Just like with cars, many of these specialized drivers have preferences when they get behind the wheel.
- Swift Company Offers Trucking Tuitions for Veterans
There is good news for veterans who wish to become truck drivers. Swift Transportation Co. Inc., in a March 30 press release announced that the company is offering 1,000 full Swift Driving Academy scholarships to veterans, with a l-year commitment.
- New - Volvo's Hybrid 'Mean Green' Truck
Truckers have long known the value of Volvo trucks and their reliability on the road. With the company's headquarters in Sweden, they have manufacturing plants throughout the world.
- Trucker to Trucker Welcomes TMC Truck Sales
Trucker to Trucker would like to extend a warm welcome to TMC Truck Sales as they join our ever expanding dealer network. TMC Truck Sales is one of the finest used truck dealerships in the Midwest.
- Are There Too Many Distraction in Today's Big Rigs?
Many of the new and used big Semi-tractors now have devices available that can be distracting to the driver. There has been some talk of limiting what gadgets are allowed.
- Bluetooth Truckers: Got Your Ears On?
The U.S. Department of Transportation's new ban on handheld cell phones for commercial truck and bus drivers that went into effect on January 3, 2012 for all interstate travel, extending to holding, dialing and reaching for cell phones while driving has stirred some opposition.
- Welcome DM Bowman Used Truck Sales
D.M. Bowman, Inc. has recently become part of Trucker-to-Trucker's exclusive dealer network. They are a full-service transportation firm that understands the equipment needs of truckers because they are a carrier as well as a used truck dealership. The company was originally founded in 1959 and has two locations where customers can purchase high-quality used trucks.
- 5 Tips for More Semi Truck Sales
By including very clear, full color pictures of all angles of the truck's exterior and interior, this has been proven to increase "ad opens" by over 90%. Semi truck shoppers want to see specifically what they're about to potentially buy, very similar to the way someone going out on a blind date wants to see a photo of their date beforehand.
- Automatic Transmissions and Class 8 Trucks: Are We Better with Them or Without?
Semi trucks with automatic transmissions generally have more electrical problems than those with manual transmissions. They are also known to wear out trucks at a much faster rate than good drivers who drive manual transmissions.
- Need a Truck or Trailer Inspected? How About A Fleet?
Finding a new truck or trailer is not the easiest thing to do when you are on the road all of the time. The research, the legwork and long distance phone calls easily eat up the little free time that you do have. When you do hit pay dirt, the feeling that you have is overwhelming.
- The Secret To Getting The Best Price For Your Semi Truck
When it is time to sell your commercial semi truck, getting the best price is important. One important way to draw buyers, and create interest in your truck, is by creating a sale listing on a website that will allow your truck to get the best exposure.
- Raising Gross Weight Limits on Commercial Vehicles Proposed
A bill that was recently introduced to congress includes a raising the weight limit for commercial vehicles from 88,000 pounds to 97,000 pounds. This is an increase of 21 percent, which has many civil engineers and lawmakers worried about the impact on current infrastructure.
- Welcome Kenworth of Alabama and Mississippi
Joining the Trucker-to-Trucker Dealer Network to expand their reach is Kenworth of Alabama and Mississippi. Family owned and operated, Kenworth of Alabama and Mississippi strives to provide the absolute best in service, trucks, and parts.
- Commercial Trucking Brake Safety Standards
A common goal among safety advocates in the trucking world is to properly regulate big rig brakes power and maintenance. Due to their weight, trucks require more space to stop than cars, and when the space isn't available an accident can easily occur.
- Welcome Mid- State Truck Service
Ladies and gentlemen, readers of the Trucker to Trucker Blog, it is that time again to welcome a new dealer to our continuously growing network! Mid-State Truck Service, Inc. began in 1965 to help bring Wisconsin semi trucks and associated services of the highest caliber.
- Utility Trailers: Not Utility Trailers
The company Utility Trailers is a major manufacturer of semi-truck trailers. They produce flatbed, curtainside van, dry van, and refrigerated trailers. Utility Trailers' products should not be confused with personal use utility trailers.
- Guide to More Truck Sales
For heavy truck dealers, there are five proven tips to increase truck sales. These pieces of helpful advice have worked wonders for heavy truck dealers in all parts of the country for generating more gross revenue, net profit, and increasing the sales volume of all makes and models of heavy trucks.
- Bad Credit and Semi Truck Financing
Is it possible to get financing for a semi truck with bad credit record? Yes! While the economy has been in the toilet for the last year or two, you are not alone in having a poor credit history. Many people have been late with paying bills and credit commitments, and bankruptcies have soared while foreclosures have reached all-time record highs across the country.
- FMCSA Launches New Compliance Safety Accountability Program (CSA)
The showpiece of the new CSA program is the SMA, or Safety Measurement System. SMS analyzes inspections, law enforcement reports and crash data to assess a carrier's road performance. From these multiple data sources, the SMS will extract the carrier's safety record, especially focusing on safety violations. Using this information, the FMSCA enforcement units will be able to respond proactively to violators, or to provide advice on remedial action for carriers who are borderline cases, before the situation deteriorates.
- Cell Phone Ban for Truckers Proposed by Washington D.C.
The US Department of Transportation is now proposing a complete cell phone ban in commercial vehicles, including semi trailers and buses. This follows the current ban on texting while driving and affects 4 million drivers.
- Insuring Your Trucking Business and Staying on the Road
One of the largest items eating away at your profit margins will be trucking insurance. We all love paperwork (joke), but how you insure yourself and the business is going to have a huge impact on your profitability the survival of your business in future.
- To Cap or Not to Cap
Information on using retreaded tires and helpful information about the safety. Retreading can be a big money saver, but...