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Better Trucks Make for Happier Drivers

Corliss Resources struggles with an aging workforce and a scarcity of young recruits. The company's solution: Haul more product in trucks that drivers like to drive.

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Mack Details Improvements to LR Model Refuse Trucks

Mack Trucks has detailed new features on its Mack LR refuse truck lineup that offer enhanced safety, improved driver productivity, and expanded options.

Lippert Bedding Made for Sleeper Mattresses

Lippert Components has introduced a line of adjustable sheet sets that are designed to securely fit the wider longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleeper cabins.

Lippert Adds Somnum Discovery Latex Foam Mattress

Lippert Components is bringing a new line of truck mattresses to market designed to exceed OE mattress standards and give drivers a mattress as good as the one they have at home.

Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other rough-service vehicles.

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

Even while headlines gush about advanced vehicle technologies, a great deal of the enhancements on the latest round of Class 8 trucks are primarily focused on making drivers more comfortable and productive while they’re on the road, as well as increasing their chances of coming home safe and sound.

Somnum Sleeper Series Mattress Designed to Promote Healthy, Restful Sleep

Lippert Components has introduced a new mattress for sleeper cabs in heavy duty trucks called the somnum Sleeper Series mattress.

Focus On... Volvo VNL Cab and Sleeper [Video]

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.

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or tightens steering response based on what the truck is doing and what the driver needs in terms of steering inputs to do it safely.

Minimizer Mattress Made for the Long Haul

Minimizer is growing its #RespectTheDriver brand by releasing a mattress that is designed and specified for over-the-road truck drivers.