Cargo Theft Risk Dependent on Where Truck Drivers Park

Cargo theft costs carriers and suppliers millions of dollars each year, and the latest theft report by the theft prevention and recovery services provider CargoNet has found that theft levels are closely tied to where drivers park. … [Read more...]

FMCSA, Penske Support Programs to Place Veterans in Commercial Truck Driver Positions

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded $2.3 million in grants to 13 technical and community colleges across the country to help train veterans and their families for jobs as commercial bus and … [Read more...]

What is a Penske Truck Hiker?

What is the job of a Penske truck hiker? Does that person climb a mountain trail with a knapsack on his or her back? Do they hitchhike across North America? It is actually none of the above. Penske hikers are the drivers who move vehicles from where … [Read more...]

FMCSA: Electronic Logging Device Rule, CSA Among Top Priorities

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Administrator Scott Darling has outlined the top five priorities he would like to see carried out by year’s end. Among the key priorities is a rule that would … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the 21st Century Driver

Long removed from their role as payload escorts, charged with shepherding goods to their destinations, today’s truck drivers have evolved into brand ambassadors. … [Read more...]

Women Chart Growing Driver Demographic

Linda Carroll was working three jobs to help support herself and her young son when she decided to become a truck driver. Now 25 years later, Carroll – a driver for Penske Logistics – is among a growing number of women who are changing the … [Read more...]

Penske Expands Driver Recruiting and Retention Efforts

As the transportation industry wrestles with how to fill open truck driver positions, companies like Penske have adopted creative ways to recruit and retain experienced drivers. … [Read more...]

Driving to Ensure Exceptional Customer Service

Every day nearly 2,000 “hiker” drivers at Penske Truck Leasing work hard to ensure that the rental and leased vehicles customers need will be ready where and when they need them. … [Read more...]

Driving a Path to Improved Health and Fitness

Take a peek inside Glen Owens’ truck, and chances are you will find plenty of healthy snacks, fruits and vegetables, and plenty of water. Owens, a Penske Logistics driver, has seen his fair share of people his age with health problems, and he is … [Read more...]

Veterans Put Truck Driving Skills to Use on the Open Road

With their shared emphasis on precision, teamwork and safety, veterans of the U.S. military have proven to be ideal candidates for life on the road as Penske truck drivers. … [Read more...]