October 12, 2015
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
Transport America is able to keep trucks moving in stormy weather using the Weather Alerts feature of ALK Maps.
January 29, 2015
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
Make sure your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained before the winter season begins to keep your fleet up and running.
August 26, 2014
August 12, 2014
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
Dust storms, in an instant, can dramatically reduce visibility and create driving conditions that can lead to major chain collisions.
August 3, 2014
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
Fleets need a company-wide protocol for dealing with severe weather, and watching forecasts can suggest areas to be avoided.
May 14, 2014
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
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
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
Emergency hauling declarations, suspending hours of service rules for truck drivers, are piling up across the nation.
February 26, 2013
The winter storm that’s pummeled the nation’s mid-section and the Plains, that the National Weather Service is calling a “crippling, historic blizzard,” continues in the Midwest and is moving toward the Great Lakes Northeast while bringing dangerous rain storms to the Southeast.
February 25, 2013
Big delays are expected in several Midwest and Great Plains states as a result of Winter Storm Rocky, just days after another storm pounded the region.
March 1, 2008
Aggressive road salts require consideration of tougher materials.
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