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Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System
Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

August 29, 2017
ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or...

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market
ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

August 20, 2017
ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically...

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...

What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks
What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks

July 19, 2017
Driving a truck for a living is hard -- but rewarding -- work. Senior Editor Jack Roberts found that out for himself 20-odd years ago.

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 Not-So-Gentle Reminder
A Not-So-Gentle Reminder

January 10, 2017
It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding. Jack Roberts got an up close and personal reminder of that...

Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule
Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule

December 30, 2016
A trucking association and several safety advocacy groups have petitioned FCMSA to reconsider the Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule and add minimum...

Why You Should Consider Advanced Safety Systems
Why You Should Consider Advanced Safety Systems

July 25, 2016
With all of the advancements in the past 5-10 years, there is a strong case, both financially and in terms of sheer practicality, for fleets to evaluate and...