A UFO abduction at Deacon’s Corner Truck Stop in Winnipeg and a female trucker gets French-kissed by a ghost in her Peterbilt bunk. A trainee and his over-the-road mentor on a driving test run hit a mother and her baby, but...
Oct 10, 2012
Regulatory requirements governing fuel economy, emissions and safety have turned today’s work trucks into rolling computers. At the same time, pressure to reduce operating costs has led manufacturers to add even more electronics to...
Sep 19, 2012
HAMILTON & CORNWALL, Ont. – Hamilton, situated on the banks of Lake Ontario, practically within the shadows of Toronto’s towering skyscrapers, is home to a vibrant marine port, rail hub and cargo airport – all less than an...
Aug 27, 2012
Insurance brokers and providers may soon be asking fleets for access to their telematics data, in an effort to provide more accurate insurance pricing and to help fleets better utilize that data.
Aug 20, 2012
Motor carriers that extended trade cycles during the recession are awakening to a harsh reality as they begin to look at rejuvenating their aging fleets. The latest emissions-related technologies brought on by US Environmental Protection Agency...
Jul 25, 2012
When 86% of truck drivers are overweight or obese, what is that costing the industry?
Jul 18, 2012
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- As the buzz surrounding natural gas as a viable alternative to diesel in the heavy truck industry continues to grow, manufacturers have rapidly expanded their natural gas-fueled offerings in an effort to position...
Jul 18, 2012
Becoming one of the best fleets to drive for is a lofty goal for any trucking company, but thanks to the emergence of the Best Fleets to Drive For competition, there’s now a roadmap that can be followed to get there.
Jun 22, 2012
Owners and managers of refrigerated fleets are approaching the EPA Tier 4 emissions deadline for trailer refrigeration unit (TRU) engines with some trepidation. And after what they’ve gone through with the EPA emissions mandates for big...
Jun 21, 2012
It was an introduction to Canadian trucking that Mark Lee, Truck News columnist and a longtime professional driver imported from the United Kingdom, will never forget.
Jun 6, 2012