Posts Tagged ‘trucks’

December 2, 2016 @ 9:04 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,
big plans schinder

Next year marks grand changes for Schneider National. This trucking company, which was established in 1935, will ring in the New Year with major sites in its focus. By going public Schneider will become a tradable company on the New York Stock Exchange. Rather than being owned by its company drivers or a single entity, […]

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November 23, 2016 @ 1:46 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: , ,
trucker - health

My Story as told to my long time friend Dr.John, on his house call to Moriarty NM, and The St. Christopher Fund Folks. First let me tell you a bit of who I am or better yet who or what I’m not. I’m not a doctor or health care pro; in fact I’m probably just […]

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November 3, 2016 @ 4:25 pm | Category:Accident, Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Law enforcement officials say the driver of a tractor-trailer that rolled over on I-89 in Vermont Wednesday (Nov. 2) morning was not only under the influence of alcohol but was also changing his pants at the time of the crash.

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April 1, 2016 @ 9:31 am | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,
truck drivers blockrodes

Figuring out how to make a self-driving truck is the easy part. Integrating autonomous technology into society is where the challenge truly begins. Cruising down the highway, it seems as if everything is just as it should be: visibility is good and traffic is moving well. Suddenly an improperly secured mattress flies off the roof […]

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April 1, 2016 @ 9:19 am | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,
Connected Trucks

DUSSELDORF, Germany — At a global press event last week, Daimler Trucks demonstrated how connectivity will one day revolutionize a standard run between New York City and Toronto.

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March 16, 2016 @ 5:15 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: , ,

If you are a trucker, dispatcher, insure fleets, or own a trucking business — big or small — take heed.

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash has developed a new rear impact guard for 53-ft. dry van trailers that it says better prevents underride in multiple offset, or overlap, impact scenarios. The new RIG-16 rear impact guard will be shown for the first time later this month at the Technology & Maintenance Council Spring meetings.

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February 11, 2016 @ 4:48 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: , , ,
Class 8 trucks order drop 48%

January’s Class 8 North American orders just cleared 18,000, down 48% year-over-year but within expectations as fleets’ ordering patterns shifted into a more typical range, analysts said.

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February 3, 2016 @ 4:34 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

The quarterly Fleet Sentiment Survey conducted in early October by CK Commercial Vehicle Research hints that fleet equipment ordering activity could be similar in 2016 to what it has been for 2015.

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February 3, 2016 @ 4:19 pm | Category:FAQ, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , , ,

A Fleet Sentiment survey conducted early last month by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR) indicates that trucking fleets are on solid ground entering 2016. All measures of the fleet environment as reported by the 48 fleets participating in the survey show that most are continuing to see good demand levels for their services along with […]

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