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DOT gives $4.4 million for self-driving truck project on I-70

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Ohio with a multi-million dollar grant to fund a large-scale automated truck project.

Tesla ready to ‘go all out’ in volume production of electric semi trucks

Tesla shares jumped above $1,000 this week when CEO Elon Musk said it was time to bring the electric Semi to "volume production" in a leaked memo sent to his employees. ...

Mental health apps you should check out if you’re feeling overwhelmed

With everything that has happened in 2020 so far, it's completely normal to be feeling a little anxious, stressed or overwhelmed. It can be difficult to know where...

Interactive map gives you access to realtime info about active protests in the U.S.

As civil unrest spreads in the U.S., staying informed about the location of protest activities and riots is the best defense a trucker has to keep safe.

ELD provider lays off 18% of workers amid COVID-19 crisis

This week, a major fleet management solutions provider announced that they would lay off hundreds of workers due to financial struggles triggered by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Here’s a new ‘one-stop shop’ for active emergency declarations & relaxed trucking regulations

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently debuted an online repository that gives users quick access to all active emergency declarations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Major ELD maker calls it quits due to ‘unforeseen market conditions’

Users of a popular Electronic Logging Device (ELD) have just a few months to find a new provider after the company says that they'll discontinue the service.

One operator remotely controls two driverless trucks in demo video

Swedish driverless truck tech startup Einride has released video demonstrating how one person at a remote location can control multiple cargo trucks.

High-profile driverless truck startup closes down for good

This week, the founder of one of the most high profile autonomous trucking startups announced that he is permanently shutting down operations.

Missouri company to deploy 62 two-truck autonomous convoys on existing freight routes

A Missouri-based trucking company has entered into a multi-year pilot program with a trucking technology company that provides "human-guided autonomous convoying."

Check out this walking floor trailer in action

If you've never had a chance to see a walking floor trailer in action, this video is the next best thing
ELD Fix

ELOG issues? This quick fix could help.

This quick video features a helpful tip for users having issues with their Omnitracs MCP200 ELD device.
Fuel Card Outage

Nationwide fuel card outage spells trouble for thousands of truckers

Numerous truckers have reported that they were unable to fuel cards Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, forcing some drivers to shut down.
Tesla Car Hauler

Tesla driver rear ends car hauler, blames Autopilot

A Tesla owner shared dash cam video of a collision with a truck that he said was the fault of the car's Autopilot system.
Google Apple GPS

Senators demand GPS updates to keep trucks off restricted roads

A group of U.S. Senators have written a letter to Google, Apple, and Waze to demand that they update GPS applications in hopes of keeping too-tall trucks off of parkways.
FMCSA

FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse website experiencing ‘technical difficulties’

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is off to a rocky start as a flood of new users crashed the website site and made it all but impossible for employers to complete the newly required background checks.
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