- Welcome International Machinery
Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce that International Machinery has recently joined our elite group of online advertisers.
- Are You Ready for the New Driving Log Regulations?
Are You Ready for the New Driving Log Regulations?
- Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?
Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?
- ELD Mandate Questions?
ELD Mandate Questions?
- Technology Changes the Face of Trucking by Going Digital
Technology Changes the Face of Trucking by Going Digital
- Trucking Apps May Transform Owner-Operator Trucking as We Know It
Trucking Apps May Transform Owner-Operator Trucking as We Know It
- Trucker Jim Tips: Save Your Skin! You Can Get Sunburned Even Through Glass
Trucker's tan � it's no joke. At some point, you've probably experienced a tanned left forearm after driving in short sleeves. Although we work with a roof over our heads, we receive countless hours of sun exposure through our windows and windshield. The sun's UV rays are doing their work whether we notice it or not.
- Multi-Tool for Truckers Is A Crowd-funding Success
If you haven't heard about the Lil' Trucker Multi-Tool, perk up your ears. This nifty little gadget has just made it successfully through crowd-funding and is entering production. What is Crowd-funding? In short, crowd-funding is where an idea or a product is listed on a specified funding website from a private person or a manufacturer.
- Trending Trucker Helper Apps
Cell phones, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices have been some of the greatest innovations in the trucking industry. These gadgets are some of the most important instruments in a truckers life, and better still, you can download some great apps and make them even better.
- Great Mileage Tracking Apps to Review
As a trucker, logging your mileage is of utmost importance because mileage is often what much of your pay is based on. If you don't log miles, you don't get paid. Logging miles used to mean coming home from your long trip and spending time in your logbook tracking those miles. If you were diligent, as you were supposed to be, you did it as your trip progressed.
- Great Trucking Apps to Check Out
As a trucker, you often have tight schedules with strict deadlines to meet, longing to get home to see your family or catch a good night's rest. Any tip or trick to save you time and energy is sure to be useful in your busy trip. With mobile phone usage passing laptops and apps for just about everything imaginable, it is easy to see why many truckers have switched to using their mobile phones for daily business. With that increase, there are a number of great trucking apps to check out that will make your day a little easier.
- New App From BF Goodrich Makes It Easy for Truckers
When a tire blowout ruins your day on the road, wouldn't it be nice if you could just press a button and fix everything? That's the idea behind the truck tire locator app from BFGoodrich. The app does plenty more than just find commercial truck tires, too. You can search for towing, tire inspections, oil & lube, and other kinds of service centers nearby.
- Trailer Tails and Moose Bumpers, What's Next?
The moment of inertia for a fully-loaded tractor-trailer is nothing compared to the difficulty encountered when trying to pass much needed changes to trucking industry regulations. Senseless regulatory differences between the United States and Canada further complicate the lives of truckers and interfere with their ability to make a decent living.
- Comfort is King with Removable Seat Cushions
The right seat cushion can make all the difference in the world, and it's a good idea to invest in one that will last you a long time. Seat cushions can do much more than just give you a comfortable ride.
- Top Truck Appliances to Make Your Life Easier
Commercial trucking has never been an easy life, but there are some truck appliances available today that will definitely make life on the road more enjoyable. Driving a heavy haul truck will never be like checking into the Trump Towers, but the mattresses in today's sleeper trucks aren't bad. If you can find space in your rig to stash a couple of useful appliances and outfit your rig with a few comfortable accessories, highway life can be surprisingly comfortable.
- Trucker's Top Tips to Finding Free WiFi When on the Road
Finding The Free Connection - In today's world Internet access is no longer a luxury, it's a necessity. This is particularly true when you're spending most of your time on the road. Staying connected keeps you in touch with family and friends along with necessities like bank accounts.
- Bose Ride System Alleviates Back Vibration Injuries
Back pain is one of the major physical hazards that affect truck driver health. Prolonged sitting and extended exposure to whole-body vibrations take a serious toll on the spinal column.
- KeepTruckin App Turns Your Smartphone into Digital Drive Log
Long-haul trucking is the latest pie Google has decided to poke its finger into.
- Latest Advances in 'Connected' Vehicles
The Department of Transportation will discuss results of a University of Michigan road safety field trial of innovative connected vehicle technology that allows vehicles to "see" and "talk" to each other through wireless communication technology
- Real Data on Safety Hazards of Navigation System Use in Trucks
While there has been much media attention focused on the potential safety hazards of using inappropriate navigation systems in big rigs, up until now most of the information available was purely anecdotal.
- Accessorize Your Truck with LED Lighting
One of the truck accessories that is fast gaining popularity is LED lights. The longer life of LED bulbs and their superior lighting have made them the accessory of choice for many truck owners and operators. Another key advantage with LED is that it uses much lesser power than the traditional bulbs, while producing higher output.
- Truck Sleepers: An Excellent Innovation for Truck Drivers
When a "sleeper" compartment is attached to a truck's cabin to help create extra space for the driver to rest or sleep, it is called a Truck Sleeper. The Office of Motor Carriers and the NHTSA have set new limits for truck drivers for the maximum number of hours they can work at a stretch. According to these limits, a driver is allowed to work for up to 11 hours, following 10 consecutive hours off duty.
- Survey to Explore the Use of Navigation Systems by Commercial Vehicles
A new survey launched by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) explores the possibility of commercial drivers using navigation systems. The brief online survey, which seeks the input of both the motor carrier and the commercial driver, will collect information on the perspectives of both groups towards the use of navigation systems, including the perceived rewards and risks.
- Electronic On Board Recorder- EOBR
Electronic on board recorders are all the rage right now. Let's take a look into what they are and what they can do.An electronicon-board recorder (EOBR) is an electronic device attached directly to the motor of a commercial motor vehicle, which is used to record the amount of time a vehicle is being driven.
- Virgo Fleet For All Of Your Trucking Supplies
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to announce that Virgo Fleet Supplies has recently joined our exclusive network of online advertisers. Virgo Fleet Supplies, located at 8027 Foster Ave in Brooklyn, New York, is a family-run company that has been serving the trucking industry since 1978.
- New Advertiser Welcome for Kietek International
Trucker-to-Trucker is happy to announce KieTek International as the newest member of our exclusive dealer network. Their office is in Queen Creek, Arizona, but their high-quality trailers have been shipped to customers around the world
- New Trailer Skirt Improves Appearance of Big Rigs
One of the newest strategies to comply with new legislative mandates requiring better fuel mileage on big rigs is to add trailer skirts. One example is the new Air Slipper Side Skirts that are not only aerodynamically designed, but sleek and very affordable as well.
- Michelin Tire Company Invents a Tire That Does Not Require Air
One of the companies well known for its tires is Michelin. The headquarters of this company is located in France but it has plants in Germany, Spain, the USA, Canada, the UK, Brazil, Japan, Thailand, Italy and other countries.
- Bluetooth Truckers: Got Your Ears On?
The U.S. Department of Transportation's new ban on handheld cell phones for commercial truck and bus drivers that went into effect on January 3, 2012 for all interstate travel, extending to holding, dialing and reaching for cell phones while driving has stirred some opposition.
- Hello Truckers!
I've been given the privilege to talk about Cruiser Customizing, a website launched in 2001 as a product review based community. It was a place where bikers could research aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories for their metric cruisers and coordinate already-owned accessories with wish-list functionality; quickly growing into a business for metric cruisers, Goldwing's and Harley Davidson's alike.
- How to Sell More Semi Trailers This Year
If you are a semi trailer dealer and are interested in selling more semi trailers in 2012, there are many things that you can do to improve sales. By following the steps outlined in this article, including but not limited to writing a compelling and excellent advertisement, taking photographs and using a toll free service like Kall 8, you will be on your way to improving sales of your semi trailers in 2012.
- Attention Dump Trailer Scrap & Demolition Haulers
If you have small steel dump trailers but can't haul enough scrap or demolition because your trailer is too small we have the solution! We offer retro-fitting of trailer sides on dump trailers to lengthen and heighten your exciting trailer for more cubic yards.
- Think About Your Ads and Get a Toll Free Number with Kall8
Maximize Sales and Inquiries with Kall8 Toll Free Calling from $2 per month If you are waiting for the phone to ring but aren't getting the response to your marketing you thought you might, the answer is because you're not offering a toll free calling service. The issue with offering a tool free service is cost � you pay for the calls � but Kall8 provides a low cost alternative to help your business really rake in the benefits � paying customers!
- Semi Truck Experts and Accessories at 45 Chrome Shop
45 Chrome Shop is THE place to shop for chrome accessories for your semi truck, automobile or motorcycle. 45 Chrome Shop are the experts for semi truck accessorization, and stock all of the main lines and many other specialty suppliers and manufacturers. Once you have bought that truck for sale you had your heart on, stamp your own individuality on it and "Trick Your Truck!"
- Trucking Accessories: Making Live on the Road Easier
I was messing around on Bobby Boofay's site waiting for a Christmas "installmint" from Jim McCarter's trucking character. One web link Jim carries caught my eye � Truck Bling. Even though Christmas has come and barely gone, there's still New Years and time to get the trucker in your life something to take with them on the road.