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Pilot Program Reduces Collisions By 50 Percent

Kroger recently completed a four-month trial of a video telematics program. The company's interest in the technology was driven in part by increased liability incidents among its 1,200 vehicles.   The video telematics ...

Assessing A Down Payment When Financing A Semi-Truck

Are you looking to purchase a semi-truck but are worried about the down payment cost? Here's what you need to know about how to assess a down payment and how your credit score affects this aspect of financing. Credit Does ...

Surprise Inspections Target Drivers Within Nebraska

Surprise inspections are becoming increasingly common along U.S. highways, but nowhere do they seem to be happening more frequently than in Nebraska. A recent blitz of surprise inspections in the Cornhusker State caught a ...

Semi Truck Maintenance Tips For Smooth Running In The Summer

Most CDL drivers welcome the opportunity to let winter recede in the rear view mirror. The precious months ahead bring welcome relief from whiteouts and ice storms. Of course, summer also brings heat waves that make unique ...

April Semi Trailer Orders Up Over Last Year

FTR Research reports more than 20,000 net trailer orders for April 2017, a 26 percent increase over April of last year. Net trailer orders declined a modest four percent compared to the previous month, consistent with common ...

Tesla Reveals Plans to Make Semis

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, made an exciting announcement April 13th on Twitter: Tesla will be unveiling a semi-truck in September. He referred to it as "seriously next level." This announcement didn't come as a surprise to ...

Intel Buys Mobileye Autonomous Driving Technology

Technology has taken big strides in recent years.  One of those strides is the emergence of driverless vehicle.  The possibilities of this kind of technology are endless.  For example, it will help prevent accidents on the ...

Long-term Savings From Preventative Shock Maintenance

Worn or damaged shocks increase costs in a variety of ways - some more obvious than others. Therefore, it is wise to look for evidence of problem shocks on a regular basis. Warning Signs One common sign of a worn shock is ...

Freightliner Puts Investment Dollars Where They Count The Most

It’s no secret that Freightliner is a respected, longstanding member of the semi-truck industry. So, we were not surprised to read the Yahoo! Finance headlines and learn about their latest award. The 2016 US Frost & ...

Maintenance Tips That Can Save

In the past, truckers used to be able to manage a wrench just as good as they could steer an 18-wheeler.  Today, however, many truckers feel that technology has made self-maintenance a thing of the past.  Nothing could be ...
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