Penske Truck Rental Announces 2015 Top Moving Destinations

During the six years that we’ve published the Penske Truck Rental Top Moving Destinations list, there have been two constants: our customers continue relocating en masse to the Sun Belt region of the United States and Atlanta winds up as the premier … [Read more...]

Brakes, Tires Top Violations During CVSA Roadcheck

During the Commercial Vehicle Alliance’s 2015 annual Roadcheck inspection event, out-of-service (OOS) rates for commercial vehicles and drivers dropped to record lows. As part of the safety blitz, enforcement officers conducted 69,472 total … [Read more...]

CSA Scores Removed from Public View; Program to Aid Veterans to Try Driving Careers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has removed the majority of information on motor carriers’ Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores from public view as a result of the latest highway bill—Fixing … [Read more...]

FMCSA, Industry Stakeholders Look for Ways to Improve Driver Health

Offering Wellness Programs Can Encourage Improved Health During the recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board meeting, Brian Morris, associate corporate medical director at … [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...]

Safety Is Top Priority Among Penske Drivers

Throughout the year, Penske’s professional truck drivers spend thousands of hours on the road traveling millions of miles.  While the scenery may change, one thing remains constant for drivers: their dedication to safety. … [Read more...]

More Efficient Trailers to Hit the Road with 2018 Model Year

This summer the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the Phase 2 federal greenhouse-gas (GHG) and fuel-economy regulations that will apply … [Read more...]

Prepare Now for Food Safety Modernization Act Deadlines

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will affect the entire supply chain, bringing sweeping changes to everyone from growers to warehouse operators and motor carriers. The FDA is required to begin issuing its … [Read more...]

CVSA Brake Safety: Minimize Violations with These Two Tips

Law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct a brake system inspection blitz on large trucks and buses as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Brake Safety Week, September 6-12, to identify out-of-adjustment … [Read more...]

Penske’s Military Call Center a Valuable Resource

For those in the military, moving often becomes a way of life. While packing up everything and shipping off to new locations can be stressful, employees of Penske Truck Rental’s specialized military call center are easing the anxiety of a … [Read more...]