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NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers
NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers

January 30, 2018
The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations on loading and inspecting propane truck tankers after its investigation of a 2016 crash.

Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says
Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

January 30, 2018
Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other...

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck
Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

January 27, 2018
Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

ELDs So Far: Stories From the Road
ELDs So Far: Stories From the Road

January 26, 2018
It’s been a little over a month since the electronic logging device mandate went into effect, and the transition appears to be a bit bumpy. Deborah...

Intelligent Intersection Tech Coming to Columbus
Intelligent Intersection Tech Coming to Columbus

January 22, 2018
Continental will install its vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications technology to help prevent intersection crashes.  

How to Plan for the Surge in Truck Demand
How to Plan for the Surge in Truck Demand

January 11, 2018
A back order of Class 5 to 8 trucks will put pressure on component supply such as tires, engines, and transmissions. Here’s what small fleets can do about it.

Roof Rake-Like Snow Scraper Solves a Dangerous Problem
Roof Rake-Like Snow Scraper Solves a Dangerous Problem

January 6, 2018
Several northern states have laws requiring snow and ice to be removed from trucks and cars. But decreeing it is easier than doing it; automated devices...

Sprinter 3500 Vans Recalled for Crosswind Assist
Sprinter 3500 Vans Recalled for Crosswind Assist

January 4, 2018
The recall covers 2,177 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 vans.

Transportation Accidents Most Common Work Fatality
Transportation Accidents Most Common Work Fatality

December 29, 2017
Work deaths climbed 7% in 2016, and transportation incidents accounted for 40% of those fatalities, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

Making Tank Trailers Safer
Making Tank Trailers Safer

December 28, 2017
Statistically, cargo tanks, both liquid and dry bulk, are statistically among the safest vehicles on the road today. But the tank sector does face certain...

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