Technology

Dash Camera Review: Skyview G1 and G6

Dash Camera Review: Skyview G1 and G6

If you’re in the market for a new dash camera, check out the Skyview G1 or G6.


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UPS Collision Avoidance

UPS To Install Collision Avoidance Technology On All Trucks

UPS has announced that it will install collision avoidance technology on all of the 18 wheelers in its fleet —… Read more »


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Port

Truck Driver App: PortNinja

Tired of waiting in long lines at the Virginia ports? There’s an app for that!


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BMW Electric Truck

BMW Puts 40-Ton Electric Truck To Work

BMW officially put its 40-ton all-electric truck into use on Tuesday delivering material from a local supplier to the BMW plant in Munich.


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MotorMood

MotorMood: Company Wants To Boost Highway Happiness With Emoticons

A California start-up called MotorMood wants to make the world a happier place by developing a vehicle accessory that lets drivers send a light up smiley face to others on the road.


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Garmin dezlCam Dash Cam

Garmin Releases dēzlCam: All-In-One, Dash Cam & Navigation Device

Garmin has recently announced the release of the dēzlCam, it’s very first all-in-one navigator with a built in dash-cam, designed specifically for truck drivers.


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Kenworth Recall

Over 100,000 Kenworth Trucks Recalled

The NHTSA has announced that over 100,000 Kenworth trucks and a few Peterbilts are being recalled.


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TV On Back Of Trailer Concept

Smart Idea, Or Potentially Dangerous?

What do you think of this concept? Innovative, or potentially dangerous?


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App Review: 7 Minute Workout Challenge

App Review: 7 Minute Workout Challenge

If you’re wanting to get in shape or lose a little bit of weight but don’t have a lot of time, check out the 7 Minute Workout Challenge app.


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Truck Platooning

Too Close A Convoy For Comfort? Company Wants To Save Fuel By Having Trucks Platoon 36 Feet Apart

A Silicon Valley biking enthusiast wants to use the peloton drafting technique that reduces wind resistance to significantly reduce fuel usage,… Read more »


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Truck Driver App: iOn Road

Truck Driver App: iOn Road

This is one of the coolest driving apps we’ve ever seen.


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Truck Driver App: iExit

Truck Driver App: iExit

If you’re looking for a FREE app that will let you know what’s available at upcoming exits, you need iExit!


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On The Move

On The Move Systems App Uses Big Data To Streamline Trucking & Fight Driver Shortage

On the Move Systems has announced that it is developing an app that will help truckers and trucking companies to… Read more »


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Closer Look: Freightliner Inspiration Truck

Closer Look: Freightliner Inspiration Truck

Take a closer look at the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.


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Truck Driver App: Weigh My Truck

Truck Driver App: Weigh My Truck

CAT Scale’s Weigh My Truck app allows you to pay for your transaction and get a weight ticket- all without leaving the cab of your truck.


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Driverless Trucks Kill Jobs

Experts Say Autonomous Trucks Will Kill Economy, Others Say Truck Drivers Will Just Do Something Else

Following the launch of Freightliner’s Inspiration truck, many financial experts say that driverless trucks would kill jobs and be harmful… Read more »


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Cargomatic

Cargomatic App Allows Truckers To Make Extra Money

A new report from USA Today says that truck drivers and trucking companies are starting to enjoy benefits from the… Read more »


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Headset

PGT Trucking Utilizes First Fatigue Detecting Headset

PRESS RELEASE PGT Trucking Introduces Headset To Detect Driver Fatigue. May 18, 2015 (Monaca, PA) – PGT Trucking is proud… Read more »


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Driver's Warning

Delivery Truck Driver’s Facebook Warning About Cell Phones And Driving Goes Viral

A delivery truck driver’s Facebook warning to the parents of a young woman who pulled out in front of her… Read more »


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FMCSA Rules and Regulations App

Truck Driver App: FMCSA Rules and Regulations

This app puts all the FMCSA’s rules and regulations right at your fingertips.


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Truck Driver App: CDL Warrior

Truck Driver App: CDL Warrior

CDL Warrior is one of the most comprehensive apps on the market for truck drivers.


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Black Boxes Mississippi

Mississippi Installs “Black Boxes” On Trucks

Several Mississippi trucking companies are installing on-board devices similar to the black boxes on airplanes to help investigators determine fault… Read more »


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Driverless Truck Demo

VIDEO: Freightliner Self-Driving Truck Demo On Nevada Interstate

Wondering how the Freightliner Inspiration actually works? Take a look at this video to get a better idea of how… Read more »


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Big Rig Sleep Noise

Mobile App: White Noise Highway Big Rig Sounds For Sleep

If you’re like many truck drivers, you get so used to hearing the sound of rushing wind and rubber rolling… Read more »


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Freightliner Inspiration

World’s First Driverless Truck Goes Into Operation

Daimler Trucks North America debuted its autonomous truck yesterday during a glitzy ceremony at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Governor Brian… Read more »


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Dash Cam Trouble

Dash Cam Video May Contradict Truck Driver’s Story

A tanker truck driver claims that he crashed into a line of parked cars because he was swerving to avoid… Read more »


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Mobile-App-Trucker-Path

Mobile App: Trucker Path

If you drive a truck, you should probably know about the Trucker Path application, the most popular app for American truckers.


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Snake On Windshield

Trucker Fired For Viral Video

The truck driver who brought you the viral video of a snake slithering around on his windshield is out of… Read more »


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CB Radio

Truck Driver Gear: CB Radios

If you don’t have a CB radio, you should! Here are a few top-rated CBs.


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Relax Melodies

App Review: Relax Melodies

If you’re struggling with insomnia, need ambient noise to sleep, or need to drown out outside sounds, you need to check out the Relax Melodies app!


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EpicVue

EpicVue Wants To Make Life On The Road More Entertaining, Less Lonely

Do you hate missing Game of Thrones on Sunday night because you’re on the road? If EpicVue has it’s way,… Read more »


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Driver Facing Cam

Swift To Use Driver-Facing Cameras In All Trucks

An internal video from Swift President Richard Stocking directly to drivers announced that Swift will be implementing driver-facing cameras starting in May. More… Read more »


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Blue Parrot Bluetooth

Truck Driver Gear: Bluetooth Headsets

Take a look at some of the top-reviewed bluetooth headsets for drivers.


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Technology-Trends-In-The-Trucking-Industry

Technology Trends In The Trucking Industry

The world is changing to one where technology is integrated into almost every industry and aspect of our daily lives — and the trucking industry is no exception. As you consider the future for your trucking business, here are some technology trends to watch:


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GPS units for truck drivers.

Truck Driver Tools: Truck GPS

In light of all the recent truck, GPS mishaps, it’s essential that if you’re going to invest in a GPS unit, you invest in a truck-specific GPS unit.


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Truck Driver App: FEMA Emergency Weather Alerts

Truck Driver App: FEMA Emergency Weather Alerts

FEMA has added several new features to its severe weather app. Check them out here!


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Screaming Meanie

Oversleep Much? A Screaming Meanie Might Be The Answer

Can you sleep through literally anything? Are you one of those people who says “what storm?” when people start complaining… Read more »


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Dashcams

Truck Driver Gear: Dash Cameras

If you don’t have a dash camera, you should. Here are some great options!


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Truck Driver App: Trucker Logbook- Keep Truckin

Truck Driver App: Trucker Logbook- Keep Truckin

If you’re looking for a logbook app, look no further than KeepTruckin!


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life360

App Review: Life360

Life360 allows your friends and family members to see your location in real-time.


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Text & Drive

Texting & Driving: Are Women Worse Than Men?

In spite of the fact that texting and driving has time and time again proven to be a deadly combination,… Read more »


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Tile

Gadget Review: Tile

Do you lose your keys? Your wallet? – Your log book?  For those of us who tend to misplace things,… Read more »


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natural gas

Mack® Trucks Makes Improvements To Natural Gas Powered Models

Mack® has announced that it will update the natural gas versions of its Pinnacle series trucks. The Pinnacle series is the… Read more »


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self-driving vehicle

Are Self-Driving Trucks A Threat To The Economy?

Self-driving technology is developing quickly, making it a tempting choice for companies looking to cut expenses, but can the economy really withstand the change to a driverless society?


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trucker path

Trucker Path Expands, Hopes To Transform Trucking Industry

The mobile app Trucker Path received $1.5 million from the Chinese holding company Renren to help expand services and to… Read more »


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wearable technology

Could Wearable Technology Make The Trucking Industry Safer?

According to the NHTSA, an estimated 10,000 motor vehicle accidents are caused by driver fatigue every year, leading to 1,550 deaths…. Read more »


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uber for truck drivers

Can The Uber Model Work For The Trucking Industry?

Uber has transformed the way people view transportation. Since its inception in 2010, it has expanded into over 53 countries worldwide. Its success has many entrepreneurs wondering whether the Uber model could ever work for the trucking industry.


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Truck Driver Tools: RoadKing C4 Is The Complete CB Package

Truck Driver Tools: RoadKing C4 Is The Complete CB Package

CB communication has changed a lot over the years, and so has technology. Gone are the days of staticky, garbled communication. Technological advances have made CB communication crisp and clear. RoadKing’s newest CB Communication equipment has taken CB communication one giant leap forward with the RoadKing C4 CB Communication System.


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apps for truck drivers

Best Apps For Long Distance Relationships

One of the hardest things about being a truck driver is the fact that you almost never get to spend… Read more »


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Rand McNally TND Tablet

Rand McNally Releases Tablet Built For Truckers

The Rand McNally’s launch of the TND™ Tablet might just be the next best thing to a personal assistant for many drivers!


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