Technology

For truck drivers, technology is changing faster than ever. Find helpful information, news and resources dedicated to trucking technology here!

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.
Concept Truck

Concept semi truck looks more interstellar than interstate

This week, Hyundai Motor Company debuted two new concept commercial vehicle products -- a hydrogen powered Class 8 truck and a clean energy refrigerated trailer. On October 28, South...
TuSimple

Researchers say that totally driverless semi trucks are at least 10 years away

While numerous companies are scrambling to get driverless truck to market at scale, researchers with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say that it will be at least a decade before the technology is ready for widespread use.
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.
Good Trucking Companies

Truckers tell all about the companies that actually treat them right

A group of truckers recently came together in an online community to talk about the positive experiences that they've had with the companies they've worked for -- and we were so happy to see how many people had good things to report about trucking companies that treat their drivers right, both large and small.

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...
Speed Trap

Police upset over ‘speed trap’ feature on Google Maps

A new update to Google Maps will allow more users to warn other drivers about speed traps -- and police officers across the country aren't happy about it. On...

Company says they hauled a load 420 miles on ‘some of the most challenging...

A startup based in Oregon says that they've successfully completed a first-of-its-kind delivery of commercial freight using autonomous convoy technology.
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.
Shower

Love’s just made it a little easier for truckers to get a shower

A new update to the popular Love's mobile app will make it easier for truck drivers to plan their showers, the company says.

CB Radio Review: Cobra 29 LX MAX

If you're in the market for a new CB radio, look no further than the Cobra 29 LX MAX. Decked out with the latest technology, this radio's most impressive...
Omnitracs

Omnitracs says most devices back on track after major ELD malfunction

One of the nation's largest Electronic Logging Device (ELD) providers has confirmed that a software malfunction forced a large number of truck drivers to abandon their devices and resort to paper logs.

Research predicts 54,000 electric semis on the road by 2025

A recent US study estimates that a large number of electric semi trucks are expected to hit the road by 2025.  The study was conducted by US-based energy analysts...
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.
Kodiak

That semi truck next to you on I-45 might be driving itself

A new self-driving truck startup recently announced that they are using the most heavily travelled freight corridor in Texas to deliver goods to customers.

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. ...
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