September 2018

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Why Electric Trucks? Why Now?

Electric trucks are coming, and proponents say they’ll earn their keep right out of the box.

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Commentary: For the Love of Truck Drivers

Joyce Brenny, owner of Minnesota-based open-deck carriers Brenny Transportation and Brenny...

Two very different fleets. Two passionate leaders. One important thing in common: A love of drivers that comes from the very top. That’s what Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge found after recent conversations with Joyce Brenny and Cari Baylor.

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Commentary: Is Hydrogen Fuel the Future?

With Nikola launching its first hydrogen fuel cell trucks in just a few years, and passenger car...

With Nikola trucks launching in 2020 and in full production by 2021 and hydrogen fuel stations popping up across the country, hydrogen may become a serious factor for trucking sooner than we think.

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How to Inspect Truck Air Brakes

Brake violations remain a common source of roadside citations and even crashes and it's...

Brake violations remain a common source of roadside citations and even crashes. Here’s a refresher course on the right way to make sure truck air brakes are up to par.