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Redesigned Model 579 is ‘the most reliable truck ever designed by Peterbilt,’ company says

This week, Petebilt gave the world a look at the new Model 579, which the company designed to be more aerodynamic and fuel-efficient.

Specially designed rig will act as crash pad for truckers while construction closes runaway...

Truckers who lose control at the bottom of a freeway in Australia are expected to crash into the back of a specially designed truck for the duration of construction, officials say. 

The yet-to-be-released Tesla semi truck has already gotten a facelift

A subtly redesigned Tesla semi truck prototype was spotted in California this week.  The updated electric semi truck prototype was spotted on a trailer in Sacramento, California on February...

Tesla will not go through with the production of semi trucks until it can...

The production of Tesla’s upcoming electric semi truck is on hold until the company can successfully mass produce its own batteries, Musk said during a company call on this week. 

This wind turbine blade haul needs to be seen to be believed (and even...

A European trucking company recently shared eye-popping images of a wind turbine heavy haul that left some social media users in awe -- and others skeptical.

Experts say that batteries are ready for long-haul trucking – Here’s why

Experts in the clean energy industry are claiming that batteries are ready to support long-haul trucking, but there are a few catches. Of the approximately 25 potential long-range, zero-emission...

TA rolls out app feature designed to save truckers time while fueling

TravelCenters of America Inc. (TA) announced a new fueling feature on the company's existing TruckSmart mobile app.

This futuristic technology exposes drowsy drivers

A technology developing company has introduced a new in-cabin sensor intended to detect and prevent drowsy, distracted, or otherwise dangerous driving amongst truck drivers. Cipia, formerly Eyesight Technologies,...

Join the CDLLife App Community!

Share your stories, find new friends, plan the best route. The CDLLife app is the world’s largest trucking community with all the tools drivers need. The app boasts...

Waymo drops term “self-driving” from autonomous driving technology

Waymo will no longer be using the term “self-driving” to describe its developing autonomous vehicle technology, the company said in a statement this week.  Waymo announced the change in...

VIDEO: So someone figured out how to get a shower in a semi truck

A Texas-based truck driver and inventor has created a shower unit that fits inside the cab of a semi.

DoorDash for diesel? On-demand service promises to deliver fuel to parked truckers

A newly announced delivery service promises to save truckers time and hassle by delivering fuel to drivers wherever they're parked.

Daimler-commissioned safety feature prototype gets glowing reviews

A new safety feature may soon be making an appearance on trucks across the nation thanks to this new handle intended to aid truckers in entering and exiting their cab. 

Popular driver-facing camera maker rolls out ‘Mask Detection’ feature

A prominent technology provider has rolled out new dash cam features in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Rand McNally says most ELD features are up and running after malfunction

On Monday, the Rand McNally team says that they were able to correct issues that have caused significant problems to their ELD systems since last week.

ELD provider Rand McNally still searching for solutions after systems go down

Days after customers first reported problems, Rand McNally is still trying to find a solution after they say that a "system upgrade" was the cause of major disruptions to their ELD devices.
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