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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Distracted Driving Causes Accidents

Perhaps one of the greatest safety threats for truckers is fatigue. Fatigue causes distracted driving, a leading cause of trucking accidents. Being on the road for days at a time with very few breaks and often not enough ...

Zeros Make New Heros in Semi-Truck Industry News

Did you happen to skim the NGTNews’ March 10th edition? It featured a piece by Lauren Tyler that contained semi-truck industry news worth repeating. Why repeat it? It’s because the article was about one of our favorite ...

News Bodes Well For Fresh Produce Haulers

Have you seen it? The latest semi-truck industry news published in The Packer bodes well for owner-operators with connections in fresh produce industry. As reporter Jim Offner indirectly noted in one of his January 2017 ...

Top Semi-Truck Industry Trends in 2017

2017 is here, and it's time for another great year of trucking. Recently, Vic Lance wrote about industry news and trends to look toward as we drive our way into the New Year. Here are a few semi-truck industry trends to ...

Toyota Considering Developing Semi-Trucks with Fuel Cells

In the latest developments and news in the semi-truck industry, Toyota will start researching possibilities for their developing their fuel cell technology and seeing if it has the potential to work in semi-trucks. ...

Pilot Flying J Adding New Services For Truckers In 2017

Very often, semi-truck industry news articles talk about changes in regulations, technology and equipment. While that kind of information is important and useful, there are other concerns that professional drivers have. One ...
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