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“Spy” drone footage of Tesla semi truck leaves us wondering if the rig will...

Drone footage of a Tesla semi truck speeding around a test track in California was captured last week leaving us wondering - just when will the Tesla semi truck actually be released?
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Truckers fire back after ATA asks FMCSA for speed limiter mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has issued a firm rebuke after a recent request by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to require speed limiters on semi trucks.

WATCH: ‘Dead Silent’ Tesla spotted hauling trailer

A Tesla semi truck prototype was recently spotted hauling a trailer along a highway in California, and witnesses are impressed.  In the clip, what appears to be an original...

Pilot is stepping into a new era of truck stops with focus on food,...

The recently renamed Pilot company is looking to improve its public perception by revamping the way it serves professional truckers and the motoring public in general.  Following a name...

VIDEO: The newest version of the Tesla semi-truck is ready for its close-up

Tesla’s most recent electric semi truck prototype has been spotted, and the jury’s out on whether or not it will get truckers excited about the “future of trucking.”

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.
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