NEW AT TIRE MAX – Peterbilt 579 567 & Kenworth T680 T880 Fitment

I wanted to let you know that we have come up with an additional offering for our customers.  While our full coverage floor mat fits the Peterbilt 579 Mid Roof specifically, we are going to begin to offer the driver side, passenger side and center section as a set for all Peterbilt 579 and Kenworth T680s.  While it will not cover the sleeper, which we will work to develop, the cab and center section for those truck are [...]


The best answer to this question is this one time money saving solution from Tire Max. The only FULL coverage floor mats for your truck! Don't stress about dirt, spills or footprints on your floor or spending money on detail cleaning with these new precision fit floor mats. If you're looking for the latest and greatest floor mats for your Kenworth, Peterbilt and Freightliner then look no further. These truck floor mats are laser measured and fit to the exact specifications [...]

Minnesota’s top trucker has 55-year career

The Minnesota Trucking Association named Arthur Stoen, who drives for Kane Transport in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, its 2018 Minnesota Driver of the Year. Stoen, from Austin, Minnesota, has driven for 55 years and more than 4.4 million safe miles.  (Left to Right) John Hausladen, MTA President, Captain Jon Olsen, Minnesota State Patrol, Art Stoen, Kane Transport, and Matt Marrin, FMCSA (MTA photo) “Art is hard working, safe, efficient and reliable, and truly understands customer service and expectations of a driver,” said John Shaleen, director [...]

Consumer Spending Fueling Better Overall Growth

    One of the biggest drivers of the U.S. economy increased for the second straight month in May, adding to optimism that growth in the second quarter will be better than the slow first quarter pace. According to a new Commerce Department report, consumer spending, which accounts for around two-thirds of all U.S. economic activity, hit market expectations as it increased 0.4% from the month before, following a 1.1% upwardly revised surge in April. Spending in durable goods, those designed to last [...]

How To Save Fuel And Extend Tire Life

    As a vehicle travels down a road, there are a number of factors that contribute to the amount of fuel it will use in getting from Point A to Point B. Tires are just one of many factors. As each tire on a vehicle rolls down the road, it creates a drag force. It is composed of the energy loss created by the deflection of the tire sidewall and the compression and deformation of the tire tread in the footprint [...]

Carrier Installs Internal Electronic Trailer-Locking System

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has announced that it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers. The Power In-Lock system is a remotely controlled deadbolt style lock that was developed by Q Products & Services to serve as an additional level of security against cargo thieves. With the new system, KLLM said that it will be able to provide shippers with documented proof that their product was not compromised during transport. Once a lock is activated, [...]