What happens when you try to bully your way into a truck’s lane, in his blindspot

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What happens when you try to bully your way into a truck’s lane, in his blindspot
This is what happens when you try to get into a truck’s lane, while sitting in his blindspot. You get taken on an unexpected and unwanted ride. [...]
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Chaos on Texas highway as gunman steals semi, shot by police

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Chaos on Texas highway as gunman steals semi, shot by police
A Texas man was seriously injured yesterday when he was shot by police after firing a gun at other vehicles and stealing a semi truck. The incident oc [...]
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Man builds solar-powered truck and travels across the country

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Man builds solar-powered truck and travels across the country
A man built a solar-powered truck to travel across the country. Joshua Seth Hill, a former solar panel industry worker, told KVOA that he wanted to [...]
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FMCSA to Hold Virtual Trucking Safety Summit

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FMCSA to Hold Virtual Trucking Safety Summit
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that the 2020 Trucking Safety Summit will be held virtually on August 5, 2020. The [...]
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Bill that would increase truck parking gaining bipartisan support

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Bill that would increase truck parking gaining bipartisan support
A bill, proposed by a U.S. Representative and former truck driver, would create more truck parking. U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, is a former t [...]
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PacLease’s Ken Roemer on 40 Years of Truck Leasing

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PacLease’s Ken Roemer on 40 Years of Truck Leasing
As it hits 40 years old this year, PacLease says it’s ready to help fleets transition to technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks. [...]
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TA opens its first franchise truck stop in Florida

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TA opens its first franchise truck stop in Florida
TravelCenters of America this week announced the opening of its first franchise truck stop in Florida. The truck stop, formerly known as the Shuttle [...]
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New VHD, VAH Models Complete Volvo's Product Design Overhaul

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New VHD, VAH Models Complete Volvo's Product Design Overhaul
The latest enhancements to Volvo's VHD and VAH truck models mark the final steps in the product portfolio upgrades, first revealed with the VNR in Apr [...]
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Elderly motorist ends gravel truck driver’s 22 year accident free streak

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Elderly motorist ends gravel truck driver’s 22 year accident free streak
A gravel truck driver captured a collision with an elderly pickup driver in Montana on his dash cam. The video was reportedly caught on camera on June [...]
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May Trucking Conditions Index Bounces Back, But Still Negative

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May Trucking Conditions Index Bounces Back, But Still Negative
While FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index reading for May made a comeback from a “worst-ever” level in April to a reading of -5.19, it is still not [...]
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Truckers under fire on the highway in 3 states this week

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Truckers under fire on the highway in 3 states this week
This week, motorists shot at truck drivers in 3 states. Truck drivers are often the targets of violent crime; why isn’t more being done to protect [...]
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Most Fleets Back to Work, Though Future Uncertainty Remains

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Most Fleets Back to Work, Though Future Uncertainty Remains
An average of 80% of fleets and the mobility community are back at work full time and 90% believe their company will survive through the pandemic, alt [...]
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DOT says new HOS rules will save taxpayers $4 BILLION

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DOT says new HOS rules will save taxpayers $4 BILLION
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) said that a series of proposed changes to truck driver Hours of Service regulations will result in billion [...]
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EKA, Transflo Collaborate to Digitize Workflow Between Shippers, Carriers

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EKA, Transflo Collaborate to Digitize Workflow Between Shippers, Carriers
EKA Solutions, which offers a cloud-based integrated freight management ecosystem platform, has expanded its collaboration with Transflo to implement [...]
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Troopers disguising as construction workers for special enforcement detail

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Troopers disguising as construction workers for special enforcement detail
Troopers with the New York State Police have kicked off a new enforcement effort to catch drivers who are speeding or performing other driving violati [...]
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