Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2012’

The Importance of Tire Maintenance & Safety

Importance of Tire Maintenance & Safety Taking proper care of your tires is not only a good way to save money on tire expenses, it’s also a lot safer, too. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) recommends taking a small amount of time each month to quickly inspect your tires, including the spare. They use the acronym P-A-R-T to help remember …

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Trucking is Key for U.S. Economic Success says ATA

Several report in recent months suggest that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering. However, you might be surprised to learn that the trucking industry has played a large economic role in turning the country around. According to an American Trucking Association (ATA) report, $603.9 billion in freight was transported using trucks in 2011, which accounts for over 80% of the …

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Vehicle Telematics – How it Works & Common Uses

What is a Vehicle Telematics System? Vehicle telematics systems make vehicle information readily available from any capable internet connected device by combining GPS technology, computers, and possibly cellular networks. These systems are generally used in trucks, cars, and logistics vehicles and can also be called “in-vehicle electronics” or “on-board technology.” Mobile Data Transmitting Vehicle telematics systems typically found today have …

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