- Find Out What the King of the Road Survey Says
The survey of Atlas Van Lines drivers, also known as the King of the Road Survey, is useful not just to other truck drivers, but to families planning vacations and frequent business travelers. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas is a private, agent owned company that has about $900 million in revenue each year. Their results to the mostly scientific and nearly indispensable survey makes for some interesting reading to anyone who spends much time on the road.
- Everybody Loves a Hero
A little known fact is that the Highway Hero Program was actually started in 1981 by industry trade publication Heavy Duty Trucking magazine. Then Editor-in-Chief Doug Condra came up with the driver recognition program in an effort to improve the industry's image with the general public.
- Goodyear Tire & Rubber 2012 Highway Hero Award
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is currently accepting nominations for their 2012 Highway Hero Award. Deadline for nominations is January 31, 2013. You can go to http://www.goodeartrucktires.com to fill out a nomination form online.
- Making More Money Using Super Single Tires on Trucks and Trailers
For years, truckers have used the conventional dual tires on their wheels. A huge change has been introduced by Michelin North America with their X One XDA Super wide Energy truck tires. There are a number of things that make this an exciting addition to the trucking industry.