2021 Yenko Silverado could be “world’s fastest production truck”
The 2021 Limited Edition Yenko/Sc Silverado pickup touts 800-horsepower which could be “world’s fastest production truck". More information and details here.
August 17, 2020
Ford brings off-road boost to Ranger through three performance packages
Ford's three new performance packages are centered around boosts in power and off-road capability. Discover what each package includes on Total Landscape Care.
August 11, 2020
Lytx utilizes AI to pinpoint distracted driving issues
Discover why you should use Lytx's artificial intelligence to track distracted driving in your landscaping fleet on Total Landscape Care today.
March 9, 2020
FMCSA delays entry-level driver training rule until 2022
The FMCSA announced that the Entry-Level Driver Training rule has been delayed until 7 February 2022. Learn more about the ELDT rule on Total Landscape Care.
February 3, 2020
In the know: New CDL rules come into effect in February
According to Small Business Trends, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized changes to the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) rule on March 5, 2019, and the new rule will be implemented on Feb. 7. These new minimum training standards are for certain individuals applying for a Class A or Class B commercial driver’s license […]
January 24, 2020
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Finding and buying the truck of your dreams
Yesterday, we talked about the research you should conduct before purchasing the truck of your dreams. Today, we'll look at examining the prices and moving forward with the purchase.
January 23, 2020
Getting a great deal on the truck you actually want
If you want to leave your next truck buying experience with confidence, here’s what the experts suggest you do.
January 22, 2020
Integrated Landscape Management improves its safety culture with Lytx’s program
Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) based in Tempe, Arizona, implemented the Lytx Driver Safety Program in 2017 and drastically improved safe driving habits.
December 11, 2019
Lytx offers driver accountability for landscape fleets
Lawn care and landscape management crews spend a considerable amount of time on road between jobsites and Lytx, a video telematics solution, provides owners with the ability to improve their crews’ driving behavior.
December 10, 2019
Final tire test update: Cooper AT3-XLT
Note: This is the third and final installment of a multi-part tire test. It’s been more than 30,000 miles and 11 months since we launched our extended tire test of Cooper’s AT3-XLT pickup tire – a 2018 addition to Cooper’s A/T3 truck tire lineup with fitment specifically targeting varying usage segments. To broaden the line’s […]
November 28, 2019
YourMechanic provides on-demand mechanics for landscaping fleets
If your business doesn’t have an in-house mechanic, one option you can consider is YourMechanic.
November 12, 2019
TruckIT provides on-demand hauling for landscapers
On large-scale landscaping jobs, there is often debris and waste that needs to be hauled away but finding a hauler can be a major hassle. Stepping up to fill the need of on-demand hauling services is TruckIT, a construction technology startup specializing in on-demand hauling and fleet/dispatch management. “Getting haulers coordinated for jobs is possibly […]
October 14, 2019
Test drive: 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel delivers impressive power and fuel economy
And diesel for all. Following a brief hiatus and allegations of emissions cheating, every truck from the 2020 Ram 1500 line-up is again available with the new, more powerful, more fuel efficient third generation 3.0-liter EcoDiesel. The V6 oil burner twists out 480 lb.-ft. torque at 1,600 rpm, a 14 percent increase from its prior […]
August 30, 2019
BFP Retro Ford F-150 offers two-tone and plenty of chrome
If you’re feeling nostalgic for lifted, two-tone Ford trucks with plenty of chrome then a dealership in Cincinnati has got you covered.
August 16, 2019
2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 to launch with 3L Duramax, most half-ton diesel horsepower
GM has finally provided details on its new 3.0-liter Duramax diesel along with the promise that it will ship with the launch of the 2020 models.
June 21, 2019
Towing tactics: Choosing the right trailer for the job
There are a considerable specs to consider when selecting the best mower for your landscape operations, and trailers are no different. Click here to learn more.
June 13, 2019
Diving in: The importance of CDLs, GVW and loading penalties
Throughout your time in the green industry, you or members of your crew have asked when a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is and isn’t necessary. Along with knowing when a CDL is required, it’s also important to understand gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and gross vehicle rating (GVR). Take a look at what you need […]
May 30, 2019
In the know: When should I update my truck fleet?
There comes a time in the life of your landscaping truck fleet where, inevitably, you will need to make some necessary upgrades, but how do you know when the right time is? Like most important occurrences in life, timing is everything, and deciding on a replacement schedule for your vehicles can prove to be a […]
May 28, 2019
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You've got mail: Utilizing the power of direct mailers
What sets you apart from passing observers and potential customers is how you choose to market your business to your target audience.
Outlook and Benchmarking
Survey: 94% of landscapers report remaining open, operational through 2020
Chemical care: Best practices for pre-emergence herbicides
Green industry podcasts for lawn care and landscaping professionals
Utilizing snow removal, equipment winterization tips
The Attachments Idea Book
Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
2021's Fleet Technology Trends Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.