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What Are the Types of CVSA Inspection Types You Might Encounter?

There is an increased focus on commercial trucking safety across the country, and it's taking the form of more inspections and more conversations about increasing regulations. While you may be familiar with routine inspections ...

What to Know About Your Truck and Your Route

Weather can change any road into a dangerous route, and one of the most unpredictable dangers is a wind storm. Powerful wind can crop up unexpectedly due to anything from sudden shifts in weather, changes in latitude, or even ...

ADAS-Tech Savvy Drivers Wanted

The Rise of ADAS The rise of new high tech ADAS, (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), is changing the demographic requirements for career candidates in the trucking industry. Not to be confused with autonomous or driver-less ...

Ways to Stay Fit While on the Road

Long hours spent sitting, coupled with too many unhealthy meal choices leaves many truckers packing on the pounds. Just because eating right and exercising is more difficult while on the road does not mean it isn’t possible ...

Tesla Trucks Coming to the Market in September

The trucking industry faces a lot of new changes, from increased automation to increased connectivity, and one change scheduled for this September is the introduction of Tesla semis. Tesla is usually a brand associated with ...

What New Safety Measures Are Legislators and Advocacy Groups Discussing?

Semi-truck safety is usually seen as the sole responsibility of truck drivers. But a large array of factors, from federal regulation and stagnation to the difference between federal and state highways, contribute to differences ...

What Are the Market Forecasts for Semi-Trailers and Trucking?

The market for transportation is always changing. Sometimes increased regulation results in higher costs for fleet owners and distributors, and other times changes in demand and economic trends result in more or less demand. ...

An Evolution in Semi-Truck Technology

World-wide efforts to become green have birthed electric trucks. Since the goal is to reduce carbon emissions, it’s important to note that the source of electricity greatly affects the variable amounts of carbon ...

Modern Refrigerated Trailers More Important Under FSMA

New food safety requirements make quality refrigerated trailers with properly functioning refrigeration systems more important than ever. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed by Congress and subsequently signed ...

Cummins Develops ZED Connect To Facilitate ELD Compliance

According to a June 27 report in Equipment World, Cummins now offers a new electronic logging device (ELD) called ZED that works on a smartphone. The hardware connects to the vehicle’s OBD port and it communicates via ...
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