United States

OEMs May Use Electric Trucks To Meet GHG Phase 2 Requirements in 2024

Advances in electric trucks could change how OEMs meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's requirements.

Summer-Specific Maintenance Tasks Keep Equipment Running

The summer months bring warm temperatures, and some components need extra attention as the heat rises.

COVID-Related Motor Carrier and Driver Exemptions Set to Expire the End of May

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) emergency declaration providing regulatory relief for truckers hauling COVID-19 relief supplies is set to expire at the end of May, and the agency has indicated that it will limit future exemptions.

Maximizing the Benefits of Live Diagnostic Reporting Systems

Live diagnostic reporting systems have a number of benefits for carriers, including minimizing delays associated with breakdowns and reducing the risk of CSA violations, but unless the systems are managed properly, carriers may be overwhelmed with fault codes that leave them with more questions than answers.

United Site Services

On-site maintenance helps United Site Services increase uptime and visibility, reduce risk

Improved Seatbelt Use Could Save Lives, Reduce CSA Violations

Federal law has required professional truck drivers to wear seatbelts since 1970, and a record 86% of drivers now use safety belts, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reported.

Getting Drivers on Board with Safety Solutions

It is estimated that 90 percent of trucks will use automated manual transmissions (AMTs) by 2027 as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet federal standards.

Baxter International

Penske's Connected Fleet helps Baxter International manage costs and monitor fleet performance