Wind Energy Won’t Move Forward without Truckers
Between 2000 and 2010, the total number of kilowatt hours produced by wind energy in the US rose more than 1483%. These incredible numbers may stall if trucker needs aren't met.
INFOGRAPHIC: WalMart Is a Retail Gargantua
Take a look at how truckers may have saved WalMart millions in just days by stepping up in place of rail freight during tense union negotiations.
The Transportation Industry: It’s F**king Big
We knew the numbers were big, but we didn't know they'd be THIS big. Take a look at an infographic that gives an impression of the size of Transportation.
Infographic: Dangers of Distracted Driving
Truckers aren't immune to the dangers of distracted driving. This infographic features some statistics that might shock you.
Commuters Need to Know I’m Driving a Bomb
What puts a fuel truck driver on edge? It's pretty common.
The Pre-Trip Report | Jan. 24 – 29
Get your transportation and trucking news review here each week, at home or on the go.
Coming in February: Weird Observances
There's more to the month of February aside from the international day of love. Who would pass up celebrating quirky observances like Diesel Engine Day, or Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day? Not us.
Create & Name Your Caffeinated Drink
Flying J truck stops uploaded this fun online app that lets you mix your brew and name it too!
Infographic: What Are Truck Drivers’ Favorite Brands?
A survey from Atlas shows that many drivers have a strong sense of brand loyalty. Find out what companies they say are their favorites? Do you agree?
Swamp People: Season 3
The History Channel hit show, "Swamp People" is in its 3rd season. Meet the cast and find out more about alligator hunting.
PennDOT Announces National Distracted Driving Initiative
Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the leading causes of accidents on the roadways. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Pennsylvania launches a new initiative to get the word out.
How to Prevent Wheel-Offs
Wheel Offs can be extremely dangerous, yet easily avoided. Why do they continue to happen, and how can you avoid them?
Infographic: The U.S. Trucking Industry
During your day to day drive on our nation's highways, did you ever wonder just how big and important the industry of trucking is? This infographic can give you a good idea.
Infographic: Truck Driver Myths
There's a lot of misinformation about Truckers out there. Our friends at Trucker to Trucker get to the bottom of it all with this infographic about myths in the trucking industry.
Infographic: Basics of the Truck Driving Industry
How much does a truck weigh? How far does a Class 8 tractor go? This infographic gives you an idea.
LaHood Calls for Ban on Cell Phone Use For All Drivers
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood called for a federal ban on cell phone use while driving, but others in the industry disagree with him. What do you think? Also, take a look at state-by-state cell phone laws.