‘Truck Accessories’ Category

Are You Ready for the New Driving Log Regulations?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Long haul truck drivers out there, you better get ready for the new electronic driving laws. January 5th marked the 60 day deadline when the new logging rules will begin to go into effect. At the end of that 60 days, trucking companies, and long haul truck drivers owner/operators, will have 2 years to comply […]

Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

As always, we give you the best in trucker tips, and one of them involves your tires. There are certain things you should know about the tread wear of your tires, and what you can do about it. Tread Depth. All truckers, and particularly owner operators, should be aware of the tread depth of their […]

ELD Mandate Questions?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Electronic logs continue to be mainstream in semi truck driver news, and for good reason. It is state of the art technology that the majority of truck drivers do not want to embrace, with many threatening to quit or retire if electronic logging is adopted industry wide. The problem is that, this technology is on […]

Technology Changes the Face of Trucking by Going Digital

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Digital log books are the latest in trucking industry news. Becoming mandatory within the next 2 years, they will totally replace the paper log books that have been the standard of the industry since its beginning. Overall the trucking industry is bracing for a wealth of retirement when this new legislation takes effect, simply because […]

Transfix the Uber for Trucking Raises $14.5 Million in Funding

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Have you ever heard of Transfix? If you haven’t, you might be interested in this start-up trucking initiative, which complies with trucking legislation, because it may change the way goods are traveling in the future. Uber Driving Uber driving is taking the world by storm. This is, essentially, pitting a rider with a driver who […]

Trucking Apps May Transform Owner-Operator Trucking as We Know It

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Truckers apps are some of the coolest innovations out there. All you need is a cell phone and you can download hundreds of different apps that apply to trucking. From a list of available truck stops, to the latest detours in your area, and even such things as tattoo parlors, chiropractors, and even ways to […]

Multi-Tool for Truckers Is A Crowd-funding Success

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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. […]

Great Trucking Apps to Check Out

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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 […]

New App From BF Goodrich Makes It Easy for Truckers

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

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 […]

Trailer Tails and Moose Bumpers, What’s Next?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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. Hopefully, a few recent […]