Tommy Baker, an undrafted amateur hockey player, is poised to take over his father's trucking business, Baker Trucking, but his Father Billy isn't sure if he's cut out for it.
This video is part of Shell Rotella's Unsung documentary series that tells stories of unsung heroes and how their work and lifestyles are intertwined.
The produce we buy at grocery stores travels an average of over 5,000 miles before it gets to our homes. This journey is mostly made possible by the U.S. trucking industry, which transports 70% of all U.S. agricultural products. To illustrate the incredible distances our food travels, National Geographic made this video as part of their Food By the Numbers series, detailing the long journey taken by a truck full of strawberrys from farm to grocery store.
Pegasus TransTech’s new Transflo On-Demand service allows drivers to print, fax or email documents stored in the network to expedite the delivery of paperwork to truckers on the road.
We go underneath the hood and between the rails to find out what makes the Peterbilt/Cummins SuperTruck so efficient – 86% more efficient, to be precise. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains in this Ultimate Test Drive video.
View Part 1 here.
The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck is a vehicle built for fuel efficiency. With clever aerodynamic additions and new technologies, the goal of the project was to create a truck that would provide a 50% improvement in efficiency. Equipment Editor Jim Park gives us an overview.