Fireworks and Rental Trucks Do Not Mix

Fireworks

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

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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...]

Penske Hiring Truck Drivers Nationwide

Penske Hiring Drivers

Would you like to join a driving team that has an industry-leading safety record? Penske’s professional drivers demonstrate their commitment to safety and service while making on-time deliveries to meet customers’ needs. With 200,000 Penske trucks … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Truck Drivers Deliver Excellence

Penske Logistics Drivers

Penske Logistics truck drivers are among the 3.2 million truck drivers nationwide who make sure the goods you want are available every day when you need them. Penske Logistics joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in recognizing and thanking … [Read more...]

Penske Supports Transportation Industry Truck Safety Via IFDA Sponsorship

Penske truck at IFDA championships

Penske Truck Leasing once again is championing safety in the transportation industry through its support of the 25th Annual International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Food Industry Truck Driving Championships.  Penske is the leading … [Read more...]

Penske Weathered Irene, Focused on Customer Service

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In preparation for Hurricane Irene, which wreaked havoc up and down the Eastern Seaboard of the United States in late August, Penske Truck Leasing had many moving parts to contend with. It mobilized its contingency plans at hundreds of possibly … [Read more...]