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Less than one month to get a $500,000 tax deduction!

Whether you are looking to add a new or used truck to your fleet, or are simply considering the purchase of your first truck, there is not much time left in 2017 to make a purchasing decision that could potentially benefit you ...

Indiana Attorney General Requests Immediate Delay Of ELD Mandate

Indiana's Attorney General Curtis Hill penned a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the end of November, calling for a delay in the enforcement of new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) ...

Tesla Reveals Electric Semi Truck

Tesla is known for its electric cars, but the company revealed its first foray into the Semi truck market on November 16th. The company previously stated it would build the truck but the details on the vehicle were unclear. The ...

Automatic On-Board Recording Devices

J. Ruble & Sons Truck Sales would like to remind its customers that the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate will take effect on December 18, 2017. ELDs, which monitor truck movement through the engine, will decrease ...

Will Blockchain simplify the freight and semi-truck industry?

Blockchain. Nearly everyone has heard of the word in some form or another. But, what is it? Is it a passing technological phenomenon? No, blockchain is a distributed, electronic ledgerwhich tracks financial transactions in a ...

Mack’s Latest Makes J.Ruble And Sons' Take Notice

Being avid followers of semi-truck industry news, we couldn’t help but notice what’s going on with Mack. Yes, we said Mack Trucks. The 117-year old company continues to make bold headlines. Case in point, The Herald Mail ...

A Tribute to a Logger's Vision

In the 1930s, a Tacoma, Washington, lumber company owner wanted a more efficient way to move harvested timber to his lumber mill. T. A. Peterman began by converting army surplus vehicles to serve his needs. In 1938, he ...

Semi-Trailers and the Boat That Started it All

The history of the semi-trailer as we know it today all began in the summer of 1914 in Detroit, Michigan when lumber tycoon Frederick Sibley acquired a boat for his new summer home on a lake in upper Michigan. Getting that ...

New Add-On for Semi Trailers Could Save Lives

Collisions with semi trailers are some of the most devastating crashes occurring on the highways and byways. These particular types of crashes are most often referred to as underride crashes, in the event that a car crashing ...

Trucking Rolls Out to Meet the Hurricanes Challenge

American trucking delivers 70% of all freight in the country, yet this vital industry all too often takes an undeserved beating from the media or short-sighted politicians. The aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are ...
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