Jason Theis

Jason started with ATS in October 2010 as the prep shop foreman running the unmanned trucks department. He eventually moved into the service shop foreman position and then the trailer shop service leader role. He is currently the shop manager at ATS, a position he has held for just over four years.

By: Jason Theis
September 7th, 2023

Wondering why it takes so long for semi-truck repairs? Well, you and every other truck driver waiting in the shop are wondering the same thing. When you’re stuck at the shop, you’re not making money. You might get some financial support if you’re a company driver, but as a lease driver you’re not only paying for repairs but you’re also losing money on all the loads you could be hauling.

By: Jason Theis
May 3rd, 2023

When you go into a car dealership for a new vehicle, you want something nice and well-taken care of. At a dealership, can you guarantee that the new-to-you vehicle went through a thorough inspection and everything on it was fixed that needed to be taken care of? Nope. That car that was 500 miles from needing new brakes didn’t get new brakes. That huge dent didn’t get buffed out.

By: Jason Theis
March 15th, 2023

Are you about to turn in your lease truck? Whether you’re switching carriers or jumping into another, newer truck, the last thing you want is to have to pay back a ton of money to get your truck in good shape for the next driver.

By: Jason Theis
December 8th, 2022

It’s hard to believe, but sooner than you think, snow will be covering the ground and the roads will be icy. It brings an entirely new set of hazards to driving.

By: Jason Theis
November 29th, 2021

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) reported that there were 388,000 accidents in 2018 involving large trucks. Did you know that a significant number of semi-truck accidents are caused by a total lack of maintenance or poor maintenance? Yikes. That means there are a significant number of trucking accidents that are preventable.