Archives for April 2011

Starting a New Life: Heading West in the Yellow Penske Truck

It was time for Rachael and Nathan Johnson to make a change.  After 17 years of marriage, they elected to leave behind their corporate jobs in the Tampa, Fla. area and place their worldly belongings in a yellow Penske truck, en route to a new life … [Read more...]

Move Safe by Choosing Protection Plan from Penske

You’re moving to a new home, and you need to rent a truck. Between organizing, packing and finalizing everything for your move, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is making sure your personal insurance company covers the rental truck … [Read more...]

Tips for Moving with Kids

As a parent, you’re excited to move your family to a new town to experience new opportunities, but your children may have mixed emotions. Moving can be challenging for everyone, especially youngsters, as explained by author and award-winning … [Read more...]

Rising Pump Prices Fuel More Gas and Diesel Thefts

Rising fuel prices for gasoline and diesel have made consumer and commercial trucks easy targets for crooks looking to steal fuel. One recent media report from Hickory, N.C. noted that over 400 gallons of gas, valued at nearly $2,000, were pilfered … [Read more...]

Penske’s Earth Day Tip: Join SmartWay. Save Fuel. Help the Environment.

As Earth Day 2011 approaches, Penske Truck Leasing, Penske Truck Rental and Penske Logistics encourage everyone in the transportation and logistics sectors to consider joining the EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership to help further reduce fuel … [Read more...]

Hot Independent Movie “I Will Follow” Features Penske Truck Rental

A touching and character-driven independent film that tackles the difficulty of dealing with cancer is receiving plenty of buzz. “I Will Follow” was distributed via a limited theatrical release by the African-American Film Festival Releasing … [Read more...]

Preventive Maintenance Drives Fleet Compliance and Reliability

By definition, preventive maintenance is the process of proactively performing services on a vehicle in an effort to detect problems in advance.  A preventive maintenance program is a series of services performed throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle … [Read more...]

Why Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports Are Vital

Completing a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) is part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program.  Under these guidelines, drivers receive points for any regulation not followed under … [Read more...]

Penske Exhibits at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske Truck Leasing will once again be an exhibitor at the 2011 National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition from April 17-19 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It will take place at the Duke Energy Convention … [Read more...]

Penske and The Home Depot Expand Truck Rental Pilot Program

As reported earlier this evening by The Wall Street Journal, Penske Truck Rental and The Home Depot confirmed they intend to expand their existing truck rental pilot program that started last year. … [Read more...]