Today's Trucking

Paid A Truckload of Safety Technology

February 1, 2020 by alicia

There are approximately 2 million semi-trucks on the road in America, each one capable of hauling 80,000 pounds and logging 2,000-3,000 miles per week. Taken individually, any one of these stats makes it immediately clear why safety is the number […]


Paid Satellite capabilities can be a game changer for your fleet

December 12, 2019 by jwad

It’s a situation many truck drivers have found themselves in: You’re in the middle of nowhere, eager to have a productive workday, when — BAM — you lose cellular connection. Given that cellular networks are far stronger in more densely […]


Paid 3 ways ELDs improve the driver experience

October 25, 2019 by alicia

For every business, across every industry, data is transforming the very definition of success. Take the sports world, for instance: Technology is now able to take raw player-performance data and make real-time recommendations that coaches can use to ultimately win […]


Focus On | Behind the Wheel of Hino’s XL8

October 16, 2019 by John Smith

Hino’s XL8 has a lot of what drivers want in a delivery truck: a spacious cab, safe and easy entry and exit, and great maneuverability visibility. Equipment editor Jim Park took one for a spin through Hino’s new hometown near […]


Paid Top Shops

September 23, 2019 by alicia

Tips to recruiting and retaining technicians   Recruiting technicians for your shop can be an obstacle course but losing them shortly after is even worse. That’s why retention is an essential part of recruitment; otherwise all the hiring efforts would […]


On the Spot with Volvo’s Dynamic Steering

September 16, 2019 by Jim Park

Volvo Dynamic Steering, a popular option on European models, will soon be available to North American fleets. Equipment Editor Jim Park took the new driver comfort and safety system for a quick spin around the test track and sends this […]


On the Spot with Volvo’s Electric VNR

September 16, 2019 by Jim Park

Volvo Trucks has been working on a battery-powered version of the VNR regional tractor. It should be introduced early in 2020. Jim Park sends a sneak peak at the truck captured at a recent press event at Volvo’s Customer Center […]


Focus On Driving Peterbilt’s 579 EPIQ UltraLoft

July 23, 2019 by Jim Park

Equipment editor Jim Park discovers first hand why the 579 is such a popular truck: it’s smooth and quiet, solidly build, has cutting-edge aero features and driver amenities, and it gets really great fuel mileage too. What’s not to like?


Focus On Peterbilt 579 EPIQ UltraLoft

July 19, 2019 by Jim Park

Peterbilt’s Model 579 was destined to become the company flagship from the moment it was introduced in March 2012. It’s just getting better with age. Jim Park shows why in this walk-around video of the Model 579.