Trucks at Work

  • May 27, 2016

    Is technology the key to happiness at work?

    We all know that more and more technology is getting pushed into the cabs of commercial trucks – from electronic logging devices (ELDs) to video camera systems on down to the sophisticated smart phone or smart device in almost every driver’s pocket...More
  • May 25, 2016

    The state of safety in trucking

    Dave Osiecki, executive vice president and chief of national advocacy for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), shared an interesting factoid this week regarding the industry’s focus on safety: motor carriers collectively invest $7 billion a year in safety technologies, programs, and other safety-related strategies. That’s an awful lot of money. But what is it going towards?...More
  • May 24, 2016

    Could longer human lifespans help trucking?

    Here’s a thought: With the average life expectancy of U.S. residents increasing by 30 years compared to a century ago, could such added longevity help trucking potentially solve its driver shortage over the long term?...More
  • May 23, 2016

    What are fleet managers worrying about?

    In an earlier post, I talked some of the issues the trucking industry as a whole should be worrying about at the moment – with slumping freight volumes only the tip of the bad-news iceberg....More
  • May 18, 2016

    Trucking parking: How big a problem is it? 1

    The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) rates it as one of the trucking industry’s top five most pressing concerns; a lack of available truck parking....More
  • May 17, 2016

    Driving high: Canada prepares to experiment

    Is it safe to get high on marijuana on then get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle? To put it another way: should “toking and driving” be treated the same as “drinking and driving”?...More
  • May 16, 2016

    Vehicle customization … for pizza delivery

    No doubt you’ve heard about the unique DXP delivery vehicle rolled out by Domino’s Pizza last year – a vehicle customized explicitly for the task of transporting pizza and other foods to customers. The company already has almost 100 of these unique vehicles on the road and plans to add another 58 this summer – bringing its total DXP fleet up to 155 units. [Here’s a behind the scenes look at the design process that brought the DXP to life.]...More
  • May 13, 2016

    Long term vs. short term thinking in trucking 2

    It’s something of a conundrum being faced by trucking fleets today, according to one industry analyst at least....More
  • May 11, 2016

    How worried should trucking be right now?

    Trying to gauge the portents for trucking is always something of a “is the glass half full or half empty” type of experiment. I mean, there’s always something good going on right alongside something that’s not so good – and often they are the same thing, like low fuel prices....More
  • May 10, 2016

    Time for some truck videos

    Seeing is believing; that’s how the old saying goes. In the case of trucks, large and small, video helps shine a light not just upon the capability but the spirit embedded in such rolling iron....More
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