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Volvo Trucks Thanks Professional Drivers

Leading up to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and in conjunction with National Trucking Week in Canada, Volvo Trucks North America is rolling out a new film titled “The Movers,” a tribute to the men and women who literally move our world as professional truck driver.

Commentary: There Must be a Business Case for New Truck Tech

There has to be a business case for fleets to invest in new tech like platooning and electric trucks - a benefit in terms of safety, efficiency, or other factors that eventually will go to the bottom line. Commentary by editor in chief Deborah Lockridge.

Long-Time TRALA Board Member Passes Away

Terence “Terry” Dubowick passed away July 23, 2018. He served on the TRALA Board of Directors for 17 consecutive years ending in 2016 upon his retirement from the Mack Leasing System – Volvo Truck Leasing System.

How Truck Platooning Could Help Reduce Crashes

Following too closely is a factor in 5% of truck crashes. Deborah Lockridge says reaction to her coverage of Volvo's platooning test illustrates why this is a problem. Can platooning technology help? More in the All That's Trucking blog.

Volvo/FedEx Truck Platooning Demo in Photos

Three Volvo tractors pulling twin trailers using FedEx Specs demonstrated truck platooning in North Carolina on June 27, automatically maintaining 1.5-second following distance. Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.