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How Alaska DOT Uses GPS for Precision Plowing

A "Differential GPS" guidance system with 2-centimeter resolution keeps Alaskan snowplow drivers...

If snow plow drivers who work Alaska's Thompson Pass worried about driving in white-out conditions, the road would never get cleared. But thanks to an ultra-precise GPS system, these snow plow crews are able to get the work done.

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Ford Recalls F-Series for Engine Block Heater Cable

Ford is recalling its F-150 (shown) and Super Duty pickups for an electrical issue involving the...

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 327,000 2015 to 2019 F-150 and 2017 to 2019 Super Duty vehicles with engine block heaters that had been inspected in accordance with a previous recall, specifically 18S45, for possible fire risk.

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5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Sleep Better

Getting regular quality sleep is one of the biggest challenges long-haul drivers face.

Lack of sleep impacts our mood, our ability to focus, and even our motor skills. Worse, it has been tied to multiple health issues. That's why getting regular quality sleep is one of the biggest challenges long-haul drivers face.

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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

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Transportation Incidents Top Cause of Fatal Work Injuries

When it comes to tough or dangerous jobs, truck drivers top the list as one of the deadliest...

Inspired by the labor shortages in the transport and construction industries, Teletrac Navman assessed if the relationship between compensation and the danger of the jobs within those fields could potentially be affecting the size of the recruitment pool.

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J.J. Keller ELDs to Keep Rolling with Sunset of 3G

J.J. Keller ELDs to Keep Rolling with Sunset of 3G

As they seek to increase capacity, telecommunication network providers are shutting down their 2G and 3G access in favor of 4G LTE and 5G wireless networks. Unless a motor carrier uses devices already compatible with 4G LTE, a device replacement will be needed.