- GPS: Leading truckers down the wrong road?
While navigation systems are becoming increasingly commonplace in the nation's commercial vehicles, the impact that these devices have on driver behavior, decision-making and safety is not fully understood, according to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).
- Commercial Truck Fleets Continue to Add Green Vehicles
A number of commercial truck fleet operators have been adding more environment-friendly vehicles to their existing fleets. Trucking companies are giving a higher priority to sustainability goals than ever before. Alternative energy vehicles that include gas-hybrids, autogas, propane, CNG, and all-electric vehicles can be seen more often in many truck fleets.
- Big G Express Inc – A Unique Trucking Company Owned by the Drivers
It was in January of 2009 that they changed to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, which allows the partnership and its employees to equally share in the operation and ownership.
- LNG Trucks: What is the likely future of LNG and trucks?
Liquefied Natural Gas as an alternative fuel is all over the news right now, and several major trucking companies are testing trucks and considering the switch to LNG. Truck drivers and Trucking company owners seem to be divided on the issue.
- Welcome for Freightliner of Arizona
Trucker to Trucker would like to welcome one of its newest dealers into the network, Freightliner of Arizona. They have huge inventory of new and used semis, tow trucks and firetrucks. From medium to heavy-duty, you can find the truck you are looking for.
- Welcome Apple Truck And Trailer Sales Of Auburn, Massachusetts
Trucker-to-Trucker would like to take a moment to introduce you to a new member of our continuously growing Dealer Network. Apple Truck and Trailer Sales started in 1986 with the goal of providing storage trailer and container rental services in the New England area.
- 3 Safety Tips For Dump Trailer Drivers
Hauling a dump trailer can be a rather arduous process for even an experienced operator. The varying center of gravity that you run into while dumping can cause problems if it is not correctly accounted for in a safe fashion. The following tips are culled from industry resources and experienced dump trailer operators to keep you safe and on the road.
- OOIDA Attacks US Mexico Cross Border Trucking Deal
The Owner Operator Independent Driver Association (OOIDA) vehemently opposes the cross border trucking deal which will now see Mexican operators and trucks on America's highways. President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon have announced that a cross border trucking deal is now 'imminent'.
- Is Leasing a Truck from a Carrier a Good Idea?
Leasing a truck is a big commitment, no matter who you are – a rookie, veteran or fleet operator. Going the carrier route makes sense in some situations and absolutely none in others – the decision will all depend on your own personal situation.