Other stories by Paul Abelson

  • Mileage Matters

  • Smooth Sailing

  • Cost-Effective Solutions

    The Work Truck Show emphasized “going green.”

  • Introductions Abound

    Truck manufacturers show their newest wares at World of Concrete.

  • The Year of the Pickup Trucks

    To this writer's eyes, the biggest news to come out of this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit was that two major light-duty truck manufacturers introduced new models.

  • Getting What You Pay For

  • Engines: Good News and Bad News

    At last fall's meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC), the biggest question was, "How are the 2007 engines performing?" The answer is, there's good news and there's bad news.

  • Out of the Darkness

    Along with all the other rules you need to know, there are two guidelines for adequate truck lighting.

  • Great American a Great Show

    Each August, almost 50,000 people attend the nation's second largest trucking event, the Great American Trucking Show. Many of the newest products on display are designed to improve maintenance, operations, and safety. Here are a few that I found particularly worthwhile for concrete producers.

  • Keeping an Eye on Fueling

    Since fuel is the single greatest expense of any fleet's operation, managers must have an effective and efficient tracking system to determine if their department is within budget.