- 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.
- 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?
- Trucker Safety Tips: Time to Check Out Your Tires
Being away from your family, dealing with traffic, and getting blamed for the screw-ups of shippers and receivers can easily distract you from the importance of monitoring your tires. In addition to being a major safety issue, under-inflated tires don't last as long, and increase the cost for fuel and other maintenance issues.
- New App From BF Goodrich Makes It Easy for Truckers
When a tire blowout ruins your day on the road, wouldn't it be nice if you could just press a button and fix everything? That's the idea behind the truck tire locator app from BFGoodrich. The app does plenty more than just find commercial truck tires, too. You can search for towing, tire inspections, oil & lube, and other kinds of service centers nearby.
- Quick Review of Federal Drug and Alcohol Rules for Commercial Drivers
Commercial truck driving is one of the country's Top 10 most hazardous jobs. When you spend your work day (and night) battling traffic and inattentive drivers on America's highways, safety needs to be Job One if you want to return home safely. As every heavy duty truck driver knows, job safety begins with personal safety.
- Truckers Helping NJ Fight Human Trafficking before Super Bowl
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is calling on America's truckers to be on the lookout for signs of human trafficking as the Super Bowl approaches. While you won't hear sports announcers discussing the issue during pregame festivities, sex trafficking has emerged as a serious problem in the lead up to the Super Bowl.
- Which Rig Gets Your Vote for Commercial Truck of the Year?
The nominees for ATD Commercial Truck of the Year have been announced with the big reveal set for January 26, 2014 during the NADA/ATD Convention and Expo in New Orleans.
- Study Finds Top Distracted Truckers are REALLY Distracted
Driver distraction is a big issue that is getting increased attention from safety experts, the government and the media. But until now, no one has defined the distracted driving rate among commercial truck drivers.
- Inspection Blitz is Coming: Are You Prepared?
Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds a 72-hour truck inspection blitz throughout the U.S. from Canada to Mexico where they inspect approximately 14 trucks a minute or more than 4,440 vehicles an hour over the course of three days.
- Deadly Game of Chicken Targets Trucks
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is warning truckers, especially those traveling in the Las Vegas area, to be on the lookout for criminals targeting trucks in a deliberate attempt to cause an accident for the purpose of collecting a hefty insurance payout.
- GPS: Leading truckers down the wrong road?
While navigation systems are becoming increasingly commonplace in the nation's commercial vehicles, the impact that these devices have on driver behavior, decision-making and safety is not fully understood, according to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).
- 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.
- 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.
- Truck Sleepers: An Excellent Innovation for Truck Drivers
When a "sleeper" compartment is attached to a truck's cabin to help create extra space for the driver to rest or sleep, it is called a Truck Sleeper. The Office of Motor Carriers and the NHTSA have set new limits for truck drivers for the maximum number of hours they can work at a stretch. According to these limits, a driver is allowed to work for up to 11 hours, following 10 consecutive hours off duty.
- Commercial Vehicle Traffic on a Standstill in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
Commercial vehicle traffic virtually became shut down due to the strengthening Hurricane Sandy lashing cities along the Northeast corridor with incessant rain and powerful wind gusts.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Mack Introduces New Integrated Products At Mid-America Truck Show
Those visiting the Mid-American Truck Show this year were treated to the announcement by Mack about the release of their newest integrated products. The Super Econodyne Powertrain and Pedigree Uptime Protection Service and Support Package serve to prove why Mack has such a solid reputation for longstanding leadership in this field.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Looking Into A Complete Line of Trailers
There is no U.S. equipment trailer manufacturer that offers a more complete line of trailers for the construction, agriculture, waste and recycling, transportation, and industrial markets than Trail King Industries Inc.
- Welcome Husky Trucks to our Dealer Network
Husky Trucks provides drivers in the Tacoma, Washington and Seattle areas with an easier access to the trucks and services they need to stay mobile. Seattle trucks ship several tons of freight in and out of the Pacific North-West to help drive the industry and economy of the area. The lumber trade requires heavy workhorses that can withstand the kind of abuse that the Pacific North-West will throw at it.
- Live Life Over the Road and Buy Your Own Rig
Today, we're putting the spotlight on buying and financing your own rig Maybe you sit and look at trucks for sale, dreaming of a new career. Finding a rig of your own and purchasing it is not as hard as you think. Unless you have a lot of cash on hand (and who does in this economy?) you will probably have to look into financing a commercial truck. Where to start? Who should you talk to? What things should you consider? What if you have bad credit? All these questions and more probably race through your mind as you think about the big picture.
- Used Truck and Trailer Sales Break Records in 2010
Used truck sales in 201o beat out 2009 according to data released by registration record keepers. Overall, in the United States, commercial vehicle registrations in Classes 3 thru' 8 increased 21.7% over the prior year. This represents a used truck and trailer sale record of 672,000 vehicles and equipment units. 2010 is the very first year that used commercial vehicle sales broke through the 600,000 unit level. Overall, used commercial vehicle sales accounted for 65% of the commercial vehicle market.
- Congress Reintroduces Max Truck Weight Cap Bill
The Coalition for Transportation Productivity has been lobbying hard for the reintroduction of the Safe & Efficient Transportation Act and they have finally succeeded. We've posted before on the max weight limit pilot scheme in Vermont and Maine, where truck weights are allowed up to 120,000 pounds (from the 80,000 pound, federally imposed limit).
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