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Trucking Trends For 2018
Dec27

Trucking Trends For 2018

With the New Year only a few days away, many truckers are wondering what they can expect. Planning is vital to the industry’s continued success. Planning is also valuable in that it helps to anticipate changes and challenges. This way strategies to address and combat these changes can be developed. It’s been a year filled with ELD laws, autonomous trucks, and various other issues. It’s time to look forward to the future to...

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E Logs for Owner-Operators | The Basics
Dec01

E Logs for Owner-Operators | The Basics

Just as anyone orbiting the trucking industry will tell you — electronic logging devices (ELDs) are creating all sorts of upheaval in the world of transportation. Love them or hate them, ELDs are one piece of technology that almost every driver will deal with in the near future. With the FMCSA’s mandate taking effect on December 18th, 2017 drivers in fleets big and small are bracing for the change. Still, there’s a lot of confusion...

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Tesla Semi Questions We Need Answered
Nov27

Tesla Semi Questions We Need Answered

Unless you’ve been sleeping in your cab for the last few weeks, (hey, maybe it was a long drive) you’ve probably heard that Tesla revealed its Semi truck, which will be the first major player in the automated and electric trucking industry. While reactions ranged from skepticism to sheer panic, there are still a lot of questions to be answered. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promises that his new fleet of vehicles will eventually become the sole...

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Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations
Nov08

Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations

No matter what part of the trucking industry you’re a part of, it’s increasingly evident that technology is shaping the way drivers, shippers, and automakers take to the road. By now we’re all aware of just how monumental the autonomous trucking phenomenon is becoming. At the same time, many people still feel uncertain as to what this will truly mean. Are they trucks that completely drive themselves? What autonomous trucking...

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Alternative Fuel Sources in Commercial Driving
Oct10

Alternative Fuel Sources in Commercial Driving

With all the talk of modern technology and the ways that transportation is evolving, the conversation quickly enters the realm of fuel alternatives to gasoline. Even though semi trucks run just fine on diesel fuels at the moment, there are still lots of people and companies searching for what’s to come next. It’s hard to ignore the fact that technology is shaping the way transportation and the trucking industry carry out business as...

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Best Driving Apps for Truckers
Sep28

Best Driving Apps for Truckers

Driving long days certainly has both its benefits and its challenges. Fortunately, as smartphones have become more common, people have developed technology to address some of those challenges. While there are countless applications out there, the best driving apps can be extremely useful for truckers. Whether you are looking for something to help you find safe parking or a fitness app to help keep you on track, chances are that you...

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