Posts Tagged ‘trucking’

April 27, 2017 @ 8:57 am | Category:News, Tips | Tags: , , , , , ,

Each year blogtalkradio like to review winter driving tips for truck drivers to reinforce a commitment to safety. RWIT Member Michelle Kitchen shares some reminders on how to plan for winter driving season and practices that all drivers show prepare for during the winter driving months.

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March 21, 2017 @ 4:49 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Throughout the year, we have made many trucking industry predictions regarding technology and the future for drivers. Some of the topics we discussed were the inevitability of driverless trucks, the DOT speed limiter proposal, and updating transportation infrastructure. In 2016, Uber’s self-driving truck, Otto, made its first delivery of 50,000 beers, and companies, like Amazon, […]

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January 10, 2017 @ 3:59 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Lots of change may be on the menu for trucking in 2017 as economic trends and federal policy efforts could make further alterations to the U.S. freight market – everything from canceling regulations to the adoption of new strategies for meeting customer demands.

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December 2, 2016 @ 10:11 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,

In 20 years you won’t recognize the trucking industry from where it is today. Thanks to automated trucking big rigs are going to get quite the overhaul. Tack in the advent of other technologies we haven’t even heard of yet, and we can only imagine what the world of trucking will be like for the […]

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November 17, 2016 @ 1:06 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: , ,

A survey of 401 professional truck drivers shows most are more connected through technology and social media than ever before, and a good number of them say they are also increasingly health-conscious. The new survey, conducted by King of the Road for Atlas Van Lines, provides insights from the moving company’s van drivers on their […]

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November 8, 2016 @ 4:53 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , , ,

I expected that my recent editorial supporting mandatory speed limiters for commercial trucks would result in a fair number of letters from readers who disagreed, and I was right. One problem with magazine editorials is I have limited space to explore an issue fully. Let me say that the proposal as written has a long […]

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November 8, 2016 @ 4:36 pm | Category:Apps, Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , , , ,

November 8 is the day of reckoning for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But no matter if Secretary Clinton or Mr. Trump prevails, the next president will face a still-gridlocked Congress. Yes, the Democratic Party may, if they can gain four or five seats (depending on which party takes the White House) regain control of […]

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October 13, 2016 @ 3:20 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,
new semi truck

New semi truck tips, whether you are the manager of a fleet or an owner operator, when you are in the market for a new truck you will need to face the same process for buying.. That includes ensuring that it meets the requirements that you need for your personal business or corporation. While there […]

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October 3, 2016 @ 11:01 am | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , , ,

Many CDL permit holders know full well the beauty that blooms along the East Coast every fall. As drivers, you probably have your favorite spots to espy vibrant colors along your trucking routes. But there’s perhaps no better place than the Blue Ridge Mountains or the Shanandoah Valley to absorb the beauty of the season.

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October 3, 2016 @ 10:51 am | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags:

Bill Graves retired from his position as president and chief executive of the American Trucking Associations earlier this year. But the longtime trucking executive still has a lot to say about where the industry is headed. In a guest column for, Graves opines about the most daunting challenges facing the trucking industry today, and […]

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