The Trucker Chronicles

Whether you’re a truck driver or a company owner, you know what a huge impact fuel consumption has on the truck driving industry. Fuel costs fluctuate on a daily basis, and when you’re talking about a vehicle as large as a straight truck or tractor-trailer, that can be a huge difference in operating expenses from […]

Delay of Hours of Service Rules

February 4th, 2013

The American Trucking Association has recently requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hold off on its instatement of a new rule regarding hours of service. The association wants the government agency to withhold the new standards until three months after a court provides its ruling due to demands by the ATA and other […]

Business owners that operate busses and trucks in California have been recently reminded by the Air Resources Board to make sure their fleets of commercial vehicles abide by the new state emissions regulations set to take hold at the start of 2013. Heavy duty vehicles, like busses and trucks that have a gross weight of […]

Schneider National, Inc. has announced that it plans to expand its tractor purchase offerings. This opens up business options for fleets, owner-operators and wholesalers. Currently, the Schneider Finance division offers options to current and potential clients on gently used and premium new commercial vehicles. In addition, Schneider has an inventory of used fleet trucks. These […]

Robert Petrancosta’s first truck drive happened by chance and he could never have imagined it would shape his future. He had secured a summer job at a furniture warehouse while still attending high school. Being the last person in the warehouse one day, his boss gave him the truck keys and told him to deliver […]