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Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions
Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions

August 14, 2017
The Trump administration's move to halt progress on a proposal that would have required sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers was met...

California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Dreams
California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Dreams

September 16, 2016
Diesel engines are cleaner than ever. So why is the California Air Resources Board calling for more zero emissions vehicles?

Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled
Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

August 16, 2016
The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some...

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately
Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately

January 23, 2017
Volvo says a general trend toward 13-liter diesel engines is a key factor in discontinuing D16 production.

The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking
The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

May 24, 2017
Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe...

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.
Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

May 5, 2017
Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for...

Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids
Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids

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...

A Logistical Close Shave
A Logistical Close Shave

June 29, 2017
Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by...

Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama
Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama

June 14, 2017
Jason Childs says his job as a long-haul trucker has challenged his views about working- and middle- class Americans and how neither political party today...

The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck
The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

February 15, 2017
Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment...