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Weighing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Leasing

There's no doubt about it, being a truck driver is an exciting career that attracts a unique breed of people who love the open road and the freedom to make their own decisions. That's why many choose to become owner-operators, ...

Is A Shortage Of Drivers Pushing The Need for Self-Driving Semi-Trucks?

"Long before autonomous vehicles are cruising the suburbs, you will have autonomous trucks on the highway." - Bryant Walker Smith, University of South Carolina law professor. Self-driving semi-trucks are hitting the ...

Truck Platooning:Technology That Will Slash Fuel Costs For Carriers

Long time truck drivers will tell you that they have, on many occasions, tailgated, or drafted, another truck to save on fuel. A new semi-truck technology called platooning works on the same principle, but makes the practice ...

Making The Roads Safer With Semi Truck Technology That Limits Trucker's Speed

In August 2016, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a proposal from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to limit heavy-duty truck ...

FMCSA Study Regarding The Health And Injury Of Long Haul Truck drivers

Simple Ways to Increase your Health and Enjoy the Semi-Trucker Lifestyle In 2014 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted a study regarding the health and injury of long haul truck drivers.  26 % of those ...

Semi-Truck Technology and the Future

Trucking is vital to the nation's economy.  In fact, according to the American Trucking Association, trucks carry nearly 70% of all the freight tonnage transported in the United States each year.  As the country depends ...

Three Trends in Semi-Truck Industry News

As Semi-Truck Industry News goes, things never seem to slow down. Here are three trends unfolding in the industry now that you should be aware of. 1.) The EPA is rolling out stricter emissions standards for semi-truck ...

The Advantages of Semi Truck Financing

Estimates are that 15.5 million trucks are on the road in the United States and that 2 million of them are semi-trucks. Many of these semi-truck drivers want to be their own boss and own their own rig. Being an owner-operator ...

Extending Tire Life

Hundreds of thousands of miles are lost through the early discard of truck tires every year. Maintenance of your truck should begin with the tires, but often people don't realize the opportunities they're missing when they ...

Chevron's New Delo 400 Engine Oils

In a recent bit of semi-truck industry news, petroleum powerhouse Chevron has released its new line of Delo 400 engine oils. In the ongoing effort to increase fuel-efficiency and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, Chevron's ...
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