To Maintain Fuel Economy, Maintain Your Truck

Truckers and carriers are always seeking ways to maximize fuel economy, and spec’ing your vehicle properly for the application it will run in 80% of the time is a great way to start. However, once you do so, proper maintenance plays a big role in … [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing to Participate in 2016 SkillsUSA Conference

Shawn Teal goes to work each day not knowing what puzzle he'll need to solve. As lead technician at Penske Truck Leasing's location in Fargo, North Dakota, he needs to be ready to determine issues that may affect trucks to get them back into service … [Read more...]

CVSA International Roadcheck Begins June 7

Beginning June 7 and continuing through June 9, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting its annual International Roadcheck.  The Roadcheck will see over 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors in jurisdictions across North America … [Read more...]

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...]