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What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

Take it from the author &amp;ndash; the interior of his trucks back in the &amp;lsquo;90s were nowhere near as nice as this one. File photo<br />

July 19, 2017

Driving a truck for a living is hard -- but rewarding -- work. Senior Editor Jack Roberts found that out for himself 20-odd years ago.

Tags: Ergonomics, Drivers, Driver Safety, Regulations, Driver Comfort

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2:10 PM | » Comments(0)

Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids

Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

Tesla&#39;s autonomous vehicle control system warned Joshua Brown 7 times to take over control of the car before his fatal crash last year. Photo: NTSB/Florida Highway Patrol

June 21, 2017

New details around the infamous Tesla autonomous driving crash last year bring up an important point about new technology. Jack Roberts has the story in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Tesla, Autonomous Vehicles, Safety, Driver Safety, Technology

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:32 PM | » Comments(3)

A Not-So-Gentle Reminder

It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding.

Public Domain Photo

January 10, 2017

It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding. Jack Roberts got an up close and personal reminder of that recently, as he shares in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Accidents, Driver Safety, Cell Phone Use, Driver Safety Tips, Distracted Driving

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:39 PM | » Comments(0)

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