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Are Driverless Trucks Ready For Delivery?

Sam Cohen | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Sam Cohen

Screenshot: Shutterstock A few years ago, it would have been a nightmare for anyone to see a driverless truck hauling down the highway at full spee...

Auto Industry Meets Or Beats Fuel Efficiency Standards

Phyllis Cuttino | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Phyllis Cuttino

Strong, smart fuel efficiency policies will help put money back into the pockets of consumers and truckers from savings at the pump, while giving the U.S., and our planet, an extended breath of fresh air.

Paws on Wheels Presents: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Brie Witherspoon

Buying a car is an important decision and one that tends to be based on the answers to a multitude of questions. But the most important question you should always remember to ask yourself is, how well does this vehicle suit the needs of my entire family, including pets?

4 Basic Factors to Consider When Choosing a Truck Tool Box

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Adeyemi Adetilewa

With so many options out there, it can be very time consuming to find a tool box that is best suited for your truck. Various truck tool boxes are ma...

'Green News Report' - August 18, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another massive new wildfire forces evacuations for 80,000 in Southern Ca...

3 Highway Safety Measures Every Truck Driver Should Consider

William Morrow | Posted 08.12.2016 | Travel
William Morrow

Image Source Trucking is a huge business for the transport economy. Being a trucker puts you in a position where you're able to thrill people with the...

The Lifesaving Importance Of Having A Truck Tool Boxes In Your Truck

Zak Mustapha | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

You don't have to be a mechanic before you consider what's best for your truck by making sure you have with you a box of tools in your truck every tim...

The Future of Marketing 4: How Can Transportation Business Tell Engaging Stories?

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

Boring businesses do not exist, but the boring ways to tell stories do. To support this statement, we will look closely the industry which may not be considered interesting in the first place: transportation.

Why A Mining Company Is Getting Into Face Recognition Software

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 07.11.2016 | Technology

Drowsy driving is notoriously tough to detect. There’s no test to prove it, the way a breathalyzer can prove someone was driving drunk. But technolo...

5 Things You Need to Know About Commercial Vehicle Insurance

Laiza King | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Laiza King

As a business owner, there are numerous responsibilities that keep arising and it could get overwhelming when there's no clear guidance especially for new entrepreneurs. One of the aspects that cannot be overlooked for businesses is commercial auto insurance; an insurance that allows business owners to get commercial vehicle coverage for a single vehicle or a fleet of vehicles.

Monster Jam at MetLife Made My Blood Boil When...

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.25.2016 | Sports
Ilana Rapp

Son-Uva Digger burns it up at Monster Jam in New Jersey! Over 50,000 people attended Monster Jam at MetLife in East Rutherford, NJ on April 23, 2016, ...

In a driverless future, what happens to today's drivers?

The Conversation US | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Leon Vanstone, University of Texas at Austin Self-driving cars are becoming a very real technology. The latest Tesla car has an autopilot feature. Th...

Why There's A Shortage Of Truck Drivers In America

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 01.16.2017 | Business

There is a shortage of truck drivers in the United States. Unsurprisingly, that's leading to a bidding war for qualified truckers among the big compa...

This Truck Pulling This Tree Is What The Internet Is For

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.03.2015 | Comedy

A truck appears ready to pull down a tree. The driver revs the engine. The rope gets taut. And then? You'll just have to watch. H/T Viral Viral Videos...

101 Best Food Trucks In America 2015

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.17.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Food trucks are more than just kitchens on wheels. Even if the buzz around the food truck renaissance started off frenzied and then cooled a bit, the resilience of these mobile eateries is a testament to the fact that creative, quite literally chef-driven food need not be limited to wallet-busting restaurants.

Congress Wants Teenagers To Drive Big Rigs

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Driving big rigs is one of the most dangerous, grueling occupations in America. And Congress apparently thinks it's just the job for the...

Runaway Saw Blade Slices Into Truck, Barely Misses Driver

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.25.2015 | Weird News

That's gonna leave a mark. A man in China narrowly survived a bizarre incident last week in which a giant circular saw blade fell off the back of a...

Cleaning up Big Trucks to Deliver a Cleaner Future

Margo T. Oge | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Margo T. Oge

Tractor trailers and other medium and heavy trucks are the hard working giants of the American highway. They are also a disproportionately large part of our nation's carbon footprint.

WATCH: Alligator Takes On Truck -- And Wins

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.22.2015 | Weird News

This guy puts the "gator" in tailgater. When confronted by an oncoming truck on Thursday, an alligator in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, refused to b...

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going To Hit Us Like A Human-Driven Truck

Scott Santens | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Scott Santens

We are facing the decimation of entire small town economies, a disruption the likes of which we haven't seen since the construction of the interstate highway system itself bypassed entire towns. This time, it's different. This time, there's no need for entire towns to even exist at all.

What Those Obnoxious Running Stickers Say About You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I don't have a running sticker on my vehicle. For me, it minimizes my accomplishments. My races were rich, vibrant, life-changing experiences that cannot be reflected in a cold, numeric, one-size-fits-all decal. Or maybe it's just my reticent personality.

Waiter, What's This Diesel Fuel Doing in My Coffee?

Rachel Muncrief | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green
Rachel Muncrief

Nearly everything you use or consume -- the coffee at your elbow, the table it's sitting on, the smart device you're reading this on -- was carried to you on a truck, and the chances are nearly 100 percent that that truck ran on diesel fuel.

Dealership Deal With My 4-Year-Old Son

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 10.25.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

We talked about different truck models, colors and engines. You name it; we chatted about it. But since I personally love cars, I put myself in his shoes and totally got it.

Them Truck Drivers

T. Sher Singh | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

Sometimes when I'm not feeling like a longer walk to the coffee shop at the far end of our village, I venture into the one around the corner. It's a different crowd that frequents this café. I, and many like me, like coming here because of its better ambience.

Beleaguered Plaquemines Town Is Slated for a Borrow Pit

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

The Plaquemines Parish Council gave the go-ahead Thursday to Woodland Borrow Pits, LLC in New Orleans to excavate clay on Highway 23's west side across from the African American community of Ironton.