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Driver Finds Good Use For Refrigerated Trailer

Refrigerated trailers serve many purposes, although an alert and enterprising driver found a rather unique use for his on April 12. Chilly Reception The Minnesota trucker was hauling a load of frozen meat when he stopped ...

Is A Sure Trac Trailer Right For You?

Are you looking for a new trailer, but can't decide what brand to go with? It's hard to know who makes the highest quality product when everyone is claiming that theirs is the best; but getting acquainted with how a trailer ...

New Ohio Bills Address Truck Driver Shortage

There continues to be a driver shortage in the trucking industry. According to the Ohio Trucking Association's CEO, Tom Balzar, there are 50,000 job openings in the US for truck drivers. Fortunately, Transport ...

NPTC 2017 Truck Council Industry News

Registration is now open for the annual conference and exhibition hosted by the National Private Truck Council. With over 1200 attendees last year, this event constitutes the largest annual gathering of private truck fleets ...

Truck Bodies And Equipment: Platform And Stake Body Trucks

One of the most important things to consider when you begin your search for a new or used truck is the style of body that you need. Depending on the type of job you have, certain body styles have major advantages over others ...

Modern Semi-Truck Technology Requires Attention To Cyber Security

Today’s connected area network solutions in the trucking industry allow for real-time, two-way communication that offers real advantages. Increased connectivity enhances productivity in a variety of ways. For example, within ...

Booming Trucking Prospects For The Year Ahead

Between weak economic growth and a significant freight recession, 2016 wasn’t the best of years for the trucking industry. Fortunately, thanks to a healthy economy and rising freight demands, all that seems poised to change ...

Save Money By Retreading Used Truck Tire Casings

The costs of owning and operating a semi truck--let alone a fleet of trucks--are higher than ever. For that reason, many operators are hunting for ways to lower the amount of money they are forced to put into overhauling their ...

Peloton and Omnitracs Unveil Platooning Semi Truck Technology

In a recent company press release, Peloton Technology, technological developer of automated vehicles for freight carriers, announced its industry-renovating truck platooning system to the semi-truck world. Omnitracs, LLC, a ...

AAA Study Reveals That Truck Drivers Lacking Sleep Are as Dangerous as Drunk Drivers

It's no secret that driving under the influence of alcohol is dangerous. Every year, thousands of people are killed, and even more are injured by people who've had too much to drink and get behind the wheel. A recent trucking ...
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