Technology

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

Heavy Duty Trucking Garmin GPS

Garmin Dezl GPS Named in ATA’s “Top 20 Products for 2012”

The Garmin Dezl line of GPS units earned a big endorsement from Heavy Duty Trucking this week in Tampa, Florida. Get a closer look at this award winning line of GPS units.
CDL Life reviews Android Apps for Truckers

Popular Android Games for Truckers

After a long day of truck driving, maybe it's time to just sit back and let your smartphone do the work for a while. Here's our picks for great games in early 2012.
Start Up Creates Tech To Keep Truckers Comfortable And Reduce Idle Time

Semi Truck Fuel Economy Reaches 12 MPG

How is this driver getting higher fuel efficiency out of his Class 7 semi truck? Is he being honest?
Old Dominion Converting Solar

Old Dominion Converts Warehouse to Solar Power

Find out how much these veterans of the transportation industry are projected to save on energy for a single location.
Volvo Safety Award 2012

Volvo Wants to Know: “How Safe Is Your Fleet?”

Do you drive for a fleet that has a great safety record? Volvo wants to know more about them, and they're offering quite a prize for the safest fleet in North America.
Hybrid Electric Trucks MIT

Does Driving an Electric Truck Save Money?

If professional truck drivers found that electric trucks saved transportation costs, would they make the switch?
Trucker Parking Only

Gifts For Truckers

Got a trucker in your life? We have some gift suggestions for that special highway hero of yours, and the prices are right!
Peterbilt 587video

Peterbilt 587: A Big Winner At The ATD Competition

The new Peterbilt 587 heavy duty tractor impressed a lot of industry leaders this week in Las Vegas.
Bendix Safety Recall Class 8 Truck

Bendix Issues Recall Notice on Traction Control Valve in Trucks

Bendix issues an alert for a Traction Control & Stability System valve in some semi tractor trailers. Web link and phone number here.
Revised Foodborne Illness Standards

Truckers & Food Processors Team Up with Technology

Revised food safety standards have trucking companies and processors working together with technology.
Ice Road Truckers 2 Video Game

Truck Driver Games – Free Games – Ice Road Truckers 2

Play a fun game created by the History Channel that promotes their hit series "Ice Road Truckers." It's free and pretty fun.
Hybrid Semi Truck Technology

Electric & Hybrid Truck Sales Predicted to Double

Pike Research has announced some incredible numbers for hybrid sales in 2012. Can that be the real story?
Trip Pak Scanner Tutorial

TripPak Scanner: Video How-To for Truck Drivers

Here's a how-to video for truckers thinking of purchasing the TripPak portable document scanner. What's in the box, software setup and daily use is covered.
2012 Detroit Auto Show

Quick Pictorial: Detroit Auto Show 2012

Have a look at what the world's automakers have to offer us in 2012. The Detroit Auto Show opened for business this week and there's lots to see.
Volvo Standardizes BlueTooth

Volvo Making Hands-Free Bluetooth Standard

In a progressive move to comply with the new federal hand-held cell ban, Volvo standardizes Bluetooth enabled radios in it's commercial truck line.
Volvo Vision Concept Truckvideo

The Trucks of the Future? Volvo’s 2020 Concept Truck… Or Spaceship?

Volvo has an idea of where trucking is headed in the next 10 years. It's quite a video...
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