1 Sep 12
Getloaded might be chock full of trucks made for hauling – everything from reefers, vans, and flatbeds to cargo vans, lowboys, hopper bottoms – but do you know who’s credited with building the first semi-truck? [More]
Sep 04
More than half the carriers on the Getloaded load board run flatbeds and specialty equipment, so it's important to know the best way to strap down that specialized load. Each type of trailer and cargo requires its own securement system, and there are several areas of concern when securing a load to a trailer. [More]
2 May 15

In this and future blogs on the subject of truck maintenance and repair, we’re going to get advice from Owner Operators and Small Carriers on repair and maintenance. Let’s start with tires - we’d like to hear how you get the most miles out of your tires and stay safe.

1 Feb 27

With recent reports of successful self-driving "robotruck" tests coming out of Japan, could self-driving trucks be the future of freight hauling in the U.S.?

Jul 24

It doesn't matter how tough you are, when a toddler hands you a make-believe phone, you answer that thing. The same argument can be made for driving the fully-customized pink Peterbilt 379 Performance Diesel Inc. is raffling off as a fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Jun 01

What if you never had to worry about air pressure, blowouts, or swerving around a gator in the road ever again? If you haven't met already, we'd like to introduce you to the tweel.

Feb 14

An aging tractor or trailer is the one area that drains more cash in a way many freight carriers don’t see. Older trucking equipment requires more and more repairs to keep it on the road and worsening fuel economy can cost your shipping operation more in fuel than your competition.