It’s all about drivers these days. Many of the latest trucks have emphasized driver comfort and convenience and the Volvo VNL is no exception. In this latest Focus On video, Equipment Editor Jim Park checks out the new features of the VNL cab and sleeper.
The Minimizer Long Haul Series Seat was designed to be adjustable enough to fit any body type of both men and women drivers.
During a recent International LoneStar test drive, senior editor Jack Roberts and his photographer, Christina Hamner, stopped off at Old Car City USA, in White Georgia, to see how nature is slowly reclaiming this 70 year old junk yard.
While the concept of defensive driving has been around for 50 years, in-cab driver training company Instructional Technologies Inc., makers of Pro-Tread, have developed an update to apply the concept to modern roads, trucks and drivers.
Trucking may be facing a level of “disruption” not seen since trucking deregulation in 1980, said four “trucking legends” who went through it – but basic business concepts and treating drivers right will likely help trucking companies survive, according to a panel discussion at the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition.