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 … [Read more...]

Penske Driver Nominated for America’s Road Team

Penske Logistics driver Neil Kirk

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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Safe Driving Tips

Penske Truck Rental is AAA’s best moving truck rental discount. 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 … [Read more...]

Fireworks and Rental Trucks Do Not Mix


Penske Truck Rental is ready and willing to help businesses with their truck rental needs – except when it comes to transporting fireworks. “Due to the extremely volatile nature of fireworks, Penske does not allow them to be transported in the … [Read more...]

Safe Winter Driving Trips

Ice scraper

  Driving a Penske rental truck during the cold winter months requires a little extra TLC to keep you safe and your vehicle running its best. Keep in mind these important safe winter driving tips when venturing out in a Penske rental truck … [Read more...]

Risk of Cargo Theft Rising

Cargo theft -- product type

Cargo theft has been steadily increasing since 2008 and is on track to rise again in 2011. Thieves are becoming more selective and organized, which is adding to the increase. … [Read more...]

How Low Can You Go?

Low Clearance

Don’t become the next star of a YouTube video by driving your rental truck under a bridge or overpass that is too low. The internet features countless images of truck drivers attempting to maneuver their tall vehicles under low clearances, peeling … [Read more...]

Story Update: FMCSA Postpones Final HOS Rule

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Story Update Both Heavy Duty Trucking and Transport Topics are reporting that The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will not meet the Friday deadline to issue a final hours-of-service (HOS)  rule. … [Read more...]

DOT Aims to Increase Safety with Cell Phone Restrictions

States and texting map

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is currently reviewing comments on its proposed safety regulation that would prohibit interstate commercial truck and bus drivers from using handheld cell … [Read more...]