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Women in Trucking Association Turns 10

In the early days of the semi-truck industry, the profession was almost exclusively male dominated. Today, though, the landscape looks significantly different. Although more men still drive semi-trucks than women, the number of ...

Semi-Truck Tire Technology Promotes Savings and Safety

Tagged truck tires help to address one of the trucking industry's ongoing concerns - tire safety. Now, Michelin has announced plans to incorporate radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in all of its truck tires. According ...

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 ...

Semi-Truck Maintenance Includes Careful Tire Pressure Monitoring

In today’s fuel-conscious world, tire pressure monitoring is a priority for those who earn their living moving freight across America. However, at the same time, long hauls, scheduling pressures and other challenges make it ...

Maintenance Tips that Can Save Headaches and Heartaches

When it comes to semi-truck maintenance, pre-trip inspections for drivers are as important to proper truck maintenance and safety as pre-flight inspections are to pilots about to take to the skies. Every trip. Every time. Of ...

CES Show Highlights Truck Platooning Technology

The concept of truck platooning took a step forward at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two companies, Peloton Technology and FEV North America, collaborated to introduce SAE Level 1 truck platooning. ...

How VMRS Code Keys Help Companies Manage Semi-Truck Maintenance

Regular semi-truck maintenance and repairs are necessary to ensure fleets are safe and operational. It's just a fact of life for trucking companies. The main objective is always to get the vehicle back on the road in the ...

Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Semi-Truck Technology

Trucking companies work in pretty much the same way as they always have. They own and maintain a fleet of vehicles and trailers, employ professional drivers, and transport cargo for companies across industry lines. But, like ...

Semi-Truck Technology Integrates Electronic Logging And Video Capture

A new mobile communications device was introduced by Driver Tech on January 20, 2017. The DT4000 Rev 7 features a front-facing dashcam and electronic logging device (ELD) combined in a single unit. Fleets can use this ...
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