Justin Anderson

Justin began working at ATS in 2016. He brought more than 20 years of experience in mechanics and leadership to the role. He started at ATS as the first mechanic trainer and now leads a team of two other trainers and an in-cab technology specialist. He loves spending time researching to ensure that the trucks are being repaired correctly and passing that information down to improve the whole ATS maintenance team.

By: Justin Anderson
November 3rd, 2023

Winter can be a challenging time for truck drivers like you, especially if you’re an over-the-road (OTR) truck driver who has to drive across the country navigating different terrains and winter weather conditions. Breakdowns and truck issues are never fun, but they can be particularly nasty during the winter. No one wants to be out in the elements trying to fix their truck — or worse — stranded on the side of the road for hours with no heat because the truck shut down during a blizzard.

By: Justin Anderson
August 17th, 2023

Why are there regulations and restrictions on idle time? Idle time happens when the engine is running but the truck isn’t moving. Trucks weren’t designed just to sit there not moving, so excessive idle time can be hard on the engine. Depending on how long you idle, you can do some damage to some of the systems in your semi-truck.

By: Justin Anderson
May 13th, 2022

Being too hot or too cold is never fun — especially when you’re trying to sleep. And if you’re a truck driver, you may have dealt with that in the past — even with an auxiliary power unit (APU) and/or bunk heater.