Multimedia Library - Video en Driving Trucks on Hell's Highway <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>They called it serving on &ldquo;Hell&rsquo;s Highway&rdquo; in Iraq; snaking long armed convoys of resupply trucks through areas prone to ambushes on roads often booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices or &ldquo;IEDs.&rdquo; In this video, two U.S. Airmen recall their service on &ldquo;Hell&rsquo;s Highway&rdquo; and recount the harrowing November day when they both should have been killed in an IED attack, yet survived to tell their story. (<em>Video courtesy of the U.S. Air Force</em>)</p> </div> Driver Management Resource Center News Video Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:18:00 +0000 211341 at Return to the Alamo: Which techs come out on top? <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Fleet Owner returns to San Antonio, TX this weekend for the Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo. Which techs will come out on top in 2016? It's the annual shootout as the competition gets more and more technical. Watch the guys get into and under trucks to find what needs fixing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Fleet Management News Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:07:00 +0000 207381 at If you had to replace only two tires, it must be these <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Here's one for the four-wheeled fleet crowd (or your personal vehicles): if you had to replace only two tires, which would it be, front or rear? Michelin answered that question pretty dramatically last week on a sprinkler-soaked skidpad course.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Safety Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:29:00 +0000 204641 at Not driverless trucks, 'superhuman' drivers <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Self-driving trucks get lots of fanfare, but not so fast. Before those ever approach the mainstream, the gap will be bridged by things like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> Trucks' active safety technology, which is engineered to support and assist — not eliminate — the professional truck driver. The tech hit the tarmac for an impressive display Monday, Oct. 24.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Safety Technology Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:39:00 +0000 204231 at Trucks on Autopilot <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> President and CEO Troy Clarke recently sat down with Eric Starks, president and CEO of research firm FTR, at FTR&#39;s annual transportation conference to discuss the future of trucking; in particular, how autonomous and semi-autonomous trucks may function in society down the road.</p> </div> News Video Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:07:00 +0000 200851 at Thinking outside the GEM box: Q&A with Eaton on Phase 2 powertrain efficiency <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Hand-in-hand with the GHG Phase 2 final rule is the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Model (GEM), which defines and assigns values to fuel efficiency-increasing technologies for testing compliance with goals the rule sets. Eaton Corp. says compliance testing was improved by allowing for more flexible powertrain consideration.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Powertrain News Regulations Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:35:00 +0000 198821 at Video: DTNA's Detroit DD5 medium-duty engine <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Kary Schaefer, from Daimler Trucks North America, talks about the new Detroit DD5 medium-duty engine that will be available in the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> M2.</p> </div> Maintenance Equipment News Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:40:00 +0000 197201 at Freightliner Hardest Working Cities video <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>See the full story <a href=";c=20&amp;mc=click&amp;pli=16561629&amp;PluID=0&amp;ord=%%REALRAND%%" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Video Product Guide Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:40:00 +0000 195161 at River Crossing by Army Trucks <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>When U.S. military trucks need to cross open bodies of water, such as rivers and lakes, they rely on modern-day pontoon bridges known as Improved Ribbon Bridges or &ldquo;IRBs&rdquo; &ndash; bridges that can also become impromptu motorized ferries if needed. The 200th Engineer Multi-Role Bridge Company recently shuttled tractor-trailers across the Missouri near Chamberlain, SD, as part of the annual Golden Coyote National Guard exercise to show how IRBs work in the real world. (<em>Video courtesy of the U.S. Army Spc. Chenyang Liu</em>)</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:55:00 +0000 194391 at Bendix Test Drive at MEMA <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>At the 2016 Motor &amp; Equipment Manufacturers Association ride and drive event at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C., a variety of suppliers showed off the latest and greatest in vehicle safety technology. Fred Andersky, director of customer solutions &amp; marketing for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, provided a live demonstration of the company&#39;s Wingman Fusion truck safety system to journalists attending the MEMA event - with the rain and wet pavement helping illustrate the ability of the Wingman Fusion technology package to function in adverse conditions.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Safety Technology Wed, 18 May 2016 09:04:00 +0000 191781 at