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Trailer Talk

Tom Berg lends his four decades of trucking journalism experience and wry wit to trailer-related topics and beyond.

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Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

The "mad" trucker's horn and flashing lights got no results, so he made a bold but risky maneuver.

There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

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WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

After the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad shut down in 1963, its abandoned right-of-way...

Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion of Interstate 94 to support the carrying of machinery to a new factory south of Milwaukee. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog. (Because autonomous trucks do pull trailers...)

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A Dangerous Close-up of a Piggyback Trailer

This clean Walmart piggyback van seemed a good place to rest while riding the rails in Kansas...

Train hopping is dangerous – always dangerous – veterans of the pastime say. In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg, from the safety of watching via YouTube, shares one train hopper's experience as he gets up close and personal to a piggyback trailer.

Got Questions

Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager