Multimedia Library - Video en Trucking logistics: Even in the entertainment? <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Even the jokes touched on trucking and logistics — no easy feat — at the Omnitracs Outlook 2016 user conference last week in Dallas. Catch this video clip of comedian Brian Regan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:23:00 +0000 183241 at Now that's an oversized load! <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Staff Sgt. David Kirtland with the Louisiana National Guard chronicles the transportation of a 100 ft. long, 27.5 ft. high &ldquo;controlled-burn chamber&rdquo; from Oklahoma to Louisiana, where it will be used to safely dispose of 16 million lbs. of artillery propellant. <em>Video courtesy of the U.S. National Guard</em></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Equipment Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:46:00 +0000 180151 at Millions of holiday lights along the river <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>No one knows just how many lights there are along the San Antonio, TX, River Walk for the holidays, but it's quite a spectacle. Join us for an evening boat tour. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management News Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:10:00 +0000 179911 at <p>Aaron Marsh/Fleet Owner</p> Hear it, feel it: 11,000 HP nitro funny car <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Getting up close and personal with Pedregon Racing's very mean nitro funny car at the Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:42:00 +0000 179671 at A Ride in Peterbilt's Autonomous Truck <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href=" " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Peterbilt</a></span> Motors Co. recently showed off the capabilities of its self-driving Model 579 autonomous test vehicle at the Texas Motor Speedway. Bill Kahn, principle engineer and manager of advanced concepts at Peterbilt, demonstrated how lane keeping systems married to GPS navigation technology and precise GPS maps, can allow a commercial vehicle to drive itself in complex urban street environments.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Equipment News Technology Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:08:00 +0000 178631 at Watch a 4-year-old drive a remote controlled dump truck <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Watch a four-year-old girl named Sophie put a full-sized remote-controlled <a href="">Volvo FMX dump truck</a> through its paces on a closed-off gravel pit course in Serbia. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> Trucks notes that the remote control system used by Sophie was specially made for this film.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:33:00 +0000 178331 at GM’s reduced scale wind tunnel <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>General Motors is now putting to use a new 35,000-sq.-ft. &ldquo;reduced scale&rdquo; wind tunnel for aerodynamic tests using clay models that are up to 40% of the size of a normal vehicle. Why? Because such &ldquo;reduced scale&rdquo; testing improves the ability of engineers to decrease wind drag in a full-size vehicle design, GM noted. (<em>Video courtesy of GM</em>)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Equipment News Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:33:00 +0000 176931 at Volvo takes a fresh look at some alternative fuels <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>In this video, Lars M&aring;rtensson &ndash; environmental director for <a href="">Volvo Trucks</a> &ndash; test drives a commercial vehicle operating on 100% hydrotreated vegetable oil or &ldquo;HVO&rdquo; and visits <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span>&rsquo;s European engine laboratory to take a closer look at another alternative fuel, <a href="">dimethyl ether</a> or &ldquo;DME.&rdquo;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Equipment News Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:33:00 +0000 176731 at A look inside a U.S. Army transportation exercise <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Nationwide Move 2015 is a U.S.-wide transportation operation conducted by the U.S. Army to keep the skills of its logistical units razor sharp. This video highlights operations conducted by the 729th and 923rd transportation companies, which moved equipment from their base camp in Fresno, CA, through Washington state and ultimately to Wisconsin and Utah. &nbsp;(<em>Video by</em> <em>U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Ham</em>)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fleet Management News Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:00:00 +0000 172051 at DOT offers regional transportation forums <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="">Department of Transportation</a> (DOT) is hosting 11 so-called &ldquo;mega-region&rdquo; forums this September and October to discuss the impact of future transportation demand outlined in its <em><u><a href="">Beyond Traffic 2045</a></u></em> report issued <a href="">back in February</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management Regulations Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:47:00 +0000 171971 at