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For late adopters of ELDs simplicity will be the key

Mar 27, 2017
So I got a few minutes to talk with Norm Ellis, president of EROAD, here at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention in Nashville,...

A look into trucking’s Oompa-Loompa files

Mar 21, 2017
Now, no one panic! This isn’t the beginning of an ode to that 1971 classic movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and the oddest of its...

Safety technology? Great. Self-driving technology? Not so much.

Mar 20, 2017
Re-insurance giant Munich Re recently conducted a survey among 1,001 U.S....

It’s not a lock that good times lay ahead for trucking

Mar 17, 2017
There are certainly good trend lines developing for trucking right now – orders are strengthening nicely for trucks and trailers, for starters...

Not to make fun of YRC’s trucks, but …

Mar 15, 2017
It’s becoming a noted axiom in trucking these days that new trucks, despite an often bigger sticker price, offer better fuel economy and...

Procuring higher quality replacement truck parts

Mar 10, 2017
The quest to obtain good quality replacement parts for newer and older model trucks, much less for trailers and other trucking equipment, at prices...

Autonomous trucks: The reality is setting in

Feb 24, 2017
Despite the recent lawsuit filed against self-driving truck systems maker Otto and its new owner, Uber, regarding the theft of autonomous vehicle...

Digital stress: How might it affect trucking?

Feb 23, 2017
There’s been an awful lot of talk regarding the ongoing “digitization” of the trucking industry, in no small part because, well,...
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.