- 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.
- New App Makes Crossing to Canada Easier for Truckers
Trucking across the border just got a whole lot easier for those making their way between the U.S. and Canada. Livingston's new app Shipment Tracker streamlines the scanning and tracking process for shipments headed either direction.
- 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.
- Peterbilt Delivers Best of Show In Rotella SuperRigs Competition
The May 2012 Sheel Rotella SuperRigs competition held in Joplin, MO demonstrated once again why Peterbilt is such a beloved truck. Driver John O'Keefe won the competition, hands down, in his 2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD Legacy. He calls the truck "Low Life" but, actually, it was the highlight of the day.
- What's Up At Old Dominion Freight
History of this company reveals the following: Old Dominion is a freight hauling company that was founded in 1934 by Earl and Lillian Congdon in the state of Virginia. They started out with one truck and through the years acquired other truck lines, continuing to expand.
- 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.
- Atlas Van Lines Releases Driver Preferences
For the eighth year in a row, Atlas Van Lines has released results from its King of the Road survey. Although the results reflect the preferences of Atlas drivers, it can be concluded that many long-haul drivers have similar feelings when it comes to favored brands, ways to stay healthy, use of technology, and many other findings.
- Becoming The World's Toughest Trucker
As if trucker's don't have a challenging enough job, now there's a competition specifically designed to test their skills and fortitude in extremely difficult conditions. This show is said to combine the shows "Survivor" with "Ice Road Truckers" challenging competitors in ways even they hadn't dreamed of.
- Arrow Truck's "Hog Days Of Summer"
The open road is a difficult thing for an average person to have a true appreciation for. Truckers spend their time on the road ensuring their load gets to where it needs to be.
- Manac Semi Trailers Rise Up to Meet the Road
At Manac, the motto is 'whatever the road' and as the largest manufacturer in North America of custom-built and specialty semitrailers, the motto is right on target.
- The First Name in Trailers Manufactures the Lightest Weight Dry Van
Utility – The First Name in Trailers will be at Booth #20145 in Dallas, Texas at The Great American Trucking Show on August 25 through August 27, 2011. Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company invites you to stop by and see what is new in their line of trailers.
- $2.6M Study Devoted to Atlantic Trucker's Health Concerns
Today, we're taking a look a new Canadian study researching why truckers are experiencing a reduced lifespan compared to the rest of the population: University of Moncton professor, Michel Johnson, is conducting a study to find out why truckers in Atlantic Canada seem to have a life span that is 10 years under the norm.
- Combating Child Sex Trafficking with Truckers Against Trafficking
Today, Trucker to Trucker puts the spotlight on the efforts of Truckers Against Trafficking and their efforts to combat human trafficking and the sex trade: Truckers Against Trafficking has been established to help raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking within the United States as well as on the international arena. With long, scarcely guarded borders with Canada and even with Mexico, the opportunities for human traffickers to bring people, especially children and vulnerable women into the country is a lucrative and fairly risk-free activity for the criminals behind these schemes.
- Calling Lady Truckers - Television Wants You!
We've had a request in from across the "Pond" from a British TV company looking for lady truckers to take part in a documentary/reality TV-type show on the better looking sex.