Today's Trucking

Hurricane clean-up will include brake systems

September 14, 2017 by elizabeth

ELYRIA, OH – The rain has stopped in many areas and the sun is out, but the clean-up is just beginning.
For those drivers and fleets with trucks that took on water during recent Category 4 and 5 hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it’s important that clean-up includes taking steps to ensure brake components are checked and cleaned or replaced.


Daimler donates to help Harvey victims

August 31, 2017 by elizabeth

HOUSTON, TX – Daimler AG has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The German automaker and its United States-based subsidiaries, including Daimler Trucks North America, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mercedes-Benz US International, and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, announced the donation to help those caught-up in the catastrophic storm, today


Harvey trounces Texas; trucking

August 28, 2017 by elizabeth

HOUSTON, TX – Hurricane Harvey is hitting hard, taking up to 10% of the trucking industry with it, reports FTR Intelligence.
The category four storm made landfall in Texas, northeast of Corpus Christi, Friday night, bringing with it rain and winds of up to 209 kilometers per hour (130 miles per hour).


Love’s Truck Stops Offers More U.S. CNG Stations

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

AMARILLO, TX – Love’s Travel Stops announced that their new station in Amarillo, TX will have fast-fill CNG fueling capability for trucks. It’s expected to open on Interstate 40 by the second quarter of 2014.


Your dispatcher is who??

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, — According to local media reports, a truck driver who rammed his vehicle into a woman’s car on U.S. Highway 28 last week told the cops God had advised him that “she needed to be taken off the road.”