Equipment & Maintenance

Staying ahead of repairs, and being proactive with your fleets maintenance is an important practice that can save you time and money in the long run.
Check out this week's featured article "Reinforcing The Importance of Preventative Maintenance", and get some helpful tips you can do to keep your fleet running today, and avoid costly repairs later.

Supply chain shortages have been an issue for a while now, and people are desperate to get the parts they need. Don't get scammed buying poor quality parts from a shady online store. Check out this week's featured article, "12 Do's and Don'ts of Buying Truck Parts Online" 

Routine maintenance can have a huge impact on resale value. You'll want to start thinking about your truck's resale value way before you're ready to sell. Follow these maintenance tips to make sure you get top dollar for your truck when you're ready to give it up.

This year's International Roadcheck, to be hosted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) from May 17-19, 2022, will focus on wheel ends. Wheel ends have proven to be a top 10 violation in past roadcheck weeks. Here's what to look for to make sure yours are up to snuff and ready for inspection.

After a successful pilot and four-month trial, Traxon has officially been contracted by United Road to begin production of its iQ-Pilot System. The advanced driver-assistance system can look miles ahead of drivers to see "road conditions, changes in elevation, road curvature, traffic patterns and weather conditions," then adjust the vehicle's speed accordingly. Learn more about the up-and-coming cruise control alternative and its partnership with United Road.

Value-priced brakes and related materials can be very attractive. But are they delivering the performance and fuel economy you need? provides fleet owners with helpful considerations on what to look out for during their next brake job.

It's easy to dwell on the negatives this winter, like delays in maintenance/parts sourcing. But, if you're willing to put in a little bit of effort, you'll see that there are steps you can take to maximize productivity and mitigate downtime. Take charge of your valuable time by following these tried-and-true strategies.

Your tractor and trailer are essential to your livelihood. One major equipment failure can cost you thousands in out-of-pocket repairs. Luckily, you can avoid hefty expenses and being put out of work by proactively purchasing a tractor and trailer warranty.

NVTA partnered with National Truck Protection (NTP) to provide our members with an exclusive preferred warranty program.

Learn about the program, and why investing in it is a smart move for your business.

There's no clear explanation as to why diesel shortages are popping up in truck stops across the Midwest.

Is it simply that there isn't enough diesel? Or could it be because of the driver shortage? Or maybe, it's the pandemic?

Overdrive takes a look at the different possible explanations behind the diesel shortage. Which explanation do YOU believe?

JUST IN: Meritor, Inc. just announced that "Hino will be evaluating and testing Meritor's ePowertrain for its development path to zero emissions vehicles (ZEV)."

The ePowertrain offers many key advantages for commercial vehicles. Learn more about this development and its advantages.