Truck Safety: Pay Attention to Low-Clearance Warnings

WARNING-SIGNHave you ever seen a YouTube video of a rental truck driving under a low bridge, only to have its roof peeled off like a sardine can? One second the truck is moving briskly down the road, and then in an instant, the truck comes to an abrupt halt as the roof is torn away. [Read more…]

Railroad Crossing Safety Tips Focus of Government Campaign

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched an initiative to bring attention to highway-rail grade crossing safety. [Read more…]

CVSA Roadcheck Starts June 4

Starting June 4 through June 6 the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold its annual Roadcheck event. This year’s Roadcheck places a special focus on enforcement of traffic law violations (e.g., speeding, unsafe lane changes, etc.) in addition to inspections. Truck drivers and fleet operators may download the free CVSA checklist. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Ahead of Schedule with LED Headlight Retrofit


Penske Truck Rental is ahead of schedule with its planned retrofitting of 5,000 commercial semi-tractors with cutting edge custom LED headlights from Truck-Lite, an initiative it announced in late November of 2012. Penske Truck Rental is the first company to offer these LED headlights. [Read more…]

Penske Installing Truck-Lite LED headlights on 5,000 Rental Semi-Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing is retrofitting 5,000 of its 2012 and 2013 semi-tractors currently within its commercial truck rental fleet with new, cutting-edge LED headlights from Truck-Lite. Penske is the first and only commercial truck rental operation to currently offer this innovative headlamp option within its fleet. [Read more…]

Driven to Excellence behind the Wheel

In recognition of this week’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Penske Logistics acknowledges its six drivers who were nominated for Truck Renting and Leasing Association’s (TRALA) 2012 Driver of the Year Award earlier this year.

TRALA presents this award annually to a driver who demonstrates excellence in driving and safety standards throughout his/her professional driving career. [Read more…]

Safe Driving a Top Priority at Penske

Penske Logistics and its 2,900 truck drivers behind the wheel make safety their top priority every day.

Penske drivers demonstrate their commitment to safety while making on-time deliveries to meet our customers’ needs.

“Safety is our No. 1 concern at Penske,” said Stanley Stone, vice president of safety for Penske Logistics. [Read more…]

Penske Driver Nominated for America’s Road Team

Every two years, America’s Road Team searches for the country’s top drivers. This year, Penske Logistics driver Neil Kirk has been nominated to be a part of the best of the best.

Created by American Trucking Assocations, America’s Road Team is a national public outreach program led by a group of professional truck drivers – nominated by their employers – who share superior driving skills and safety records, along with a desire to spread the word about safety on the highway. [Read more…]

Penske Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

You just ordered the perfect birthday present for your son, and you need it to arrive at your doorstep by the weekend.  More than likely, a few of America’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers will be working hard behind the scenes to make sure you receive that special gift before your little guy’s big party.   

Penske Logistics is joining the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in thanking and recognizing these hard-working truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 17-21. [Read more…]

Back-to-School Safe Driving Tips

Penske Truck Rental is AAA’s exclusive moving truck rental discount partner. We share their commitment to on-the-road safety. AAA has put together a great list of back-to-school driving tips everyone can use to help kids stay safe. Remember School’s Open – Drive Carefully!

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