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ELDs, Truck Drivers, and the Power of a Hashtag
ELDs, Truck Drivers, and the Power of a Hashtag

December 5, 2017
If the hashtag #MeToo was able to change the national conversation about sexual harassment, could #ELDorMe have the same kind of power for drivers...

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle
Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

July 7, 2017
A new report says heavy trucks are the missing piece in the global vehicle emissions puzzle. But the U.S. trucking industry is well ahead of the game,...

New York Times Paints Portrait of Truckers' Lives on the Road
New York Times Paints Portrait of Truckers' Lives on the Road

June 12, 2017
The New York Times recently ran a piece about the lives of truck drivers that may not have helped raise the profile of truck driving as a potential career,...

CNN Highlights Trucking's Role in Fighting Human Trafficking
CNN Highlights Trucking's Role in Fighting Human Trafficking

April 12, 2017
CNN tells the story of human trafficking through the eyes of a trucker who was responsible for the liberation of a 20-year-old abused and tortured sex...

The Steel Box That Changed Global Logistics
The Steel Box That Changed Global Logistics

January 9, 2017
A dockworker from the 1950s would not recognize a modern cargo port, where huge gantries move steel boxes full of cargo from all over the world between...

Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video
Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

November 29, 2016
In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the...

Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week
Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week

November 14, 2016
We highlight several stories that appeared in the mainstream press this week, dealing with hair testing for drugs and alcohol colliding with religious...

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record
Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

August 26, 2016
Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck,...

Drivers Behaving Badly

July 20, 2016
There are bad apples in any profession, but the visibility of tractor-trailers tends to result in more media coverage. There were a few real doozies this...

Volvo Truck vs. 4-year-old With Remote Control
Volvo Truck vs. 4-year-old With Remote Control

December 3, 2015
While a lot of kids may have a remote-controlled vehicle of some sort on their wish list for Santa, one 4-year-old got the ultimate such driving experience...

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