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U2 rockers Bono and The Edge disclosed as investors in freight-booking startup Convoy

A Silicon Valley-based freight-booking startup announced this morning that U2 band members Bono and The Edge have "invested in the future of trucking by supporting Convoy."

New Samsung SD card allows for 43,000 hours of continuous recording

If you rely on your dash cam to back you up in case of a crash but find that your SD card is always dying, Samsung's new PRO Endurance SD microSDHC/microSDXC card might be just the thing you need. 
Peterbilt is at work on an all-electric Class 8 truck

Peterbilt is at work on an all-electric Class 8 truck

Peterbilt announced yesterday that it would be joining the increasingly competitive electric truck market. 
VIDEO: Get an exclusive sneak peek at the 2019 Peterbilt UltraLoft

VIDEO: Get an exclusive sneak peek at the 2019 Peterbilt UltraLoft

Take a first look at the manufacture and design of the 2019 Peterbilt UltraLoft.
Penske Logistics to adopt driver-facing cameras for dedicated fleet

Penske Logistics to adopt driver-facing cameras for dedicated fleet

This week Penske Logistics announced that they will be adding new video-based safety technology -- including driver-facing cameras -- to nearly 3000 trucks 
VIDEO: Could a human driver have prevented self-driving Uber's pedestrian fatality?

VIDEO: Could a human driver have prevented self-driving Uber’s pedestrian fatality?

As the debate over the safety of autonomous driving heats up, Arizona police have released dash cam video from a self-driving Uber car involved in a fatal crash with a pedestrian earlier this week. The...
Walmart, CRST, sign up with in-cab camera provider Lytx

Walmart, CRST, sign up with in-cab camera provider Lytx

Lytx, one of the trucking industry's leading providers of in-cab camera technology, recently announced that they have signed numerous major trucking companies as new clients, including Walmart and CRST. In a press release issued March...
CyWatch to protect fleets from cyber crime

“CyWatch” service to protect fleets from cyber crime

Tuesday the American Trucking Associations announced the launch of Fleet CyWatch, a new service for its motor carrier and council members to use for reporting cybercrimes affecting fleet operations. ATA President Chris Spear Explains "As the...
Self-driving trucks may see congressional action in 2018

Self-driving trucks may see congressional action in 2018

The controversial self-driving truck regulations may see Congressional action this year. Lawmakers Mull Autonomous Truck Legislation According to Bloomberg Government, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo) wants to start taking on the task of legislating self-driving commercial vehicles...
Peterbilt debuts Model 579 UltraLoft with 80 inch sleeper

Peterbilt debuts Model 579 UltraLoft with 80 inch sleeper

This week, Peterbilt unveiled its new Model 579 UltraLoft designed with driver experience as its focus. The 579 UltraLoft features an exterior designed to maximize efficiency, providing a "2-percent aerodynamic improvement to push the limits...
Politician stuns trucking community by suggesting drowsy truckers should be electrically shocked

Politician stuns trucking community by suggesting drowsy truckers should be electrically shocked

An Australian politician is facing heavy criticism after making a bizarre suggestion about cutting down on the number of crashes by administering electric shocks to truck drivers to keep them awake. Politician Responds To Fatal...
VIDEO: Trucker breaks down why Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks are the best option for drivers who want to make moneyvideo

VIDEO: Trucker breaks down why Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks are the best option for...

If you're in the market for a new truck, you should take a minute and watch this argument in favor of Paccar's Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. From Youtuber SmartTrucking: "I'm often asked what I THINK is...
Driver's review of Rand McNally ELD will make you chuckle ... and maybe pull all of your hair out

Driver’s review of Rand McNally ELD will make you chuckle … and maybe pull...

CDLLife reader, company driver, and former tech writer Jim March Simpson sent in a product review that manages to be incredibly thorough on the technical details while also making us laugh. Enjoy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A Review of...
New York to spend $4.3 million to keep trucks from hitting bridges

New York to spend $4.3 million to keep trucks from hitting bridges

This week, New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that his state will be spending more than $4 million on technology designed to keep trucks from hitting overpasses. New York To Spend Millions To Keep Trucks...
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VIDEO: CDLLife reader reviews Rand McNally Dash Cam 300

After being unable to find an video review for the Rand McNally DC300 device online, CDLLife reader David decided to create his own. In this 15 minute video, David takes viewers on a deep dive of...
VIDEO: Watch the Tesla Semi accelerate from 0 to "is this for real?"video

VIDEO: Watch the Tesla Semi accelerate from 0 to “is this for real?”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made some big promises about the acceleration capabilities of his newly debuted electric semi truck at a reveal last week -- and new video gives you a first hand look...

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