The Cost of Overweight Fines by State

The Cost of Overweight Fines by State

  Last year, the Rhode Island State Police issued a $57,000 fine against Bay Crane Northeast for carrying seven times the maximum load on a flatbed truck. Rhode Island has one of the highest fines for overweight tickets in the nation. A truck company can be fined...
What is the ROI with an on-board scale?

What is the ROI with an on-board scale?

  Every truck driver knows the perils of being overloaded, but many people don’t realize the lost profits that come with being underloaded. Weight is a constant problem for many fleet operators, no matter what industry you’re in. When you’re talking about tons of...
How is Air-Weigh different from an air gauge?

How is Air-Weigh different from an air gauge?

Some customers confuse electronic, on-board scales with mechanical air gauges, but that is really like comparing apples and oranges. Air-Weigh scales for air suspensions are accurate to within 1 percent of a DOT-certified scale, and, with practice, drivers get closer...