Weather

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June 23, 2017

New Weather App for Truck Drivers Boasts Aviation-Style Forecasting

A new, trucking-focused app from the Weather Company provides accurate weather forecasts and real-time updates for 2.2-billion locations around the world every day, with vital data being refreshed every 15 minutes.

June 1, 2017

NYC Renews Contract with XPO for Emergency Response Programs

The City of New York has renewed a contract with XPO Logistics, positioning the company as the logistics manager for NYC's Logistics Shelter Support and Commodity Distribution programs.

May 1, 2017

PeopleNet Adds Weather, File Sharing to ConnectedFleet

PeopleNet introduced two new products: myRoads, offering real-time weather and road conditions; and myMedia, simplifying file sharing between fleets and drivers.

March 14, 2017

Winter Storm Stella Wreaks Havoc in the Northeast

Winter Storm Stella has hit the Northeast, dumping snow in New England and freezing rain in warmer areas, and causing road closures along the East Coast.

February 16, 2017

Old Sayings Apply While Driving Through Bad Weather

Fog and whiteouts caused by blowing snow can often be anticipated by considering the time of the year and what regularly happens along certain stretches of roadway.

October 6, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew Approaches, States Prepare for Emergency

With Hurricane Matthew strengthening to a Category 4 storm before making landfall, states from Florida through North Carolina are preparing for the worst with road closures, evacuations and suspensions of certain transportation rules.

July 14, 2016

E-Horizon Weather Alert Service Helps Drivers Avoid Traffic

Weather Telematics is now offering E-Horizon Weather Hazard Alert Service, an Add-In provides customers with a proactive accident avoidance system that transmits verbal and visual warnings of weather-related road hazards to dispatchers and drivers.

October 12, 2015

Aerodynamic Designs Help Cut Water Spray

Good vehicle aerodynamics not only increase fuel economy, but also can reduce splash and spray, a safety bonus that also mitigates wear and tear on vehicles.

May 20, 2015

Using Technology to Manage Trucks in Stormy Weather

Transport America is able to keep trucks moving in stormy weather using the Weather Alerts feature of ALK Maps.

January 29, 2015

ALK Maps Releases Weather Alert Module Module for Maps

The Weather Alerts module overlays weather information on top of the existing ALK Maps platform allowing drivers and dispatchers to see where severe weather is occurring.

December 29, 2014

Winter Truck Maintenance Tips

Make sure your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained before the winter season begins to keep your fleet up and running.

August 26, 2014

HDT Fact Book: Safety

August 12, 2014

Many Detroit Area Interstates Closed Due to Flooding

Massive rain, described by some media outlets as “historic,” has hit the Detroit area, leading to flooding and closed roads, including many interstate routes.

August 8, 2014

Video Tip: Surviving a Highway Dust Storm

Dust storms, in an instant, can dramatically reduce visibility and create driving conditions that can lead to major chain collisions.

August 3, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Surviving a Highway Dust Storm

Here is some safety advice, provided by the Arizona Department of Transportation, on how to respond to a dust storm that strikes while you're driving.

June 24, 2014

How to Avoid Weather-Related Pileups

Fleets need a company-wide protocol for dealing with severe weather, and watching forecasts can suggest areas to be avoided.

May 14, 2014

Skilled Driver Saves Semi from Being Blown Over

A driver was caught on video recently in a hair-raising battle with a prairie wind. And this time the driver won.

January 6, 2014

Several States Waiving Trucking Rules for Fuel Shipments

UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainly hours of service rules, when it comes to hauling various fuels.

January 2, 2014

Cold Weather Results in Emergency Trucking Waivers

Extremely cold weather in parts of the country has led to some states issuing emergency waivers of federal trucking rules when it comes to hauling different fuels.

December 20, 2013

More States Issue Emergency Hauling Declarations

Emergency hauling declarations, suspending hours of service rules for truck drivers, are piling up across the nation.

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