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Guy Does The Right Thing After Crashing Truck Almost Kills Him

This pedestrian was minding his own business, making his way up the sidewalk when a big rig hauling beverage cans took a turn too hard and hurled its contents at him. The quick-thinking fellow found refuge in a nook... and proceeded to start cleaning up the street soon as the spray settled. » 6/02/15 9:00pm 6/02/15 9:00pm

Freightliner Just Revealed The First Real Road-Legal Autonomous Big Rig

The Freightliner “Inspiration Truck” will be the first autonomous commercial truck to drive on American roads. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Daimler Chairman Wolfgang Bernhard just bolted on its Autonomous Vehicle license plate to prove it’s the real deal, and it’s already been spotted in action. » 5/05/15 4:54pm 5/05/15 4:54pm

Dashcam Of I-94 Pileup Goes From Hopeless To Horrifying In Seconds

This dashcam footage from a semi-truck rolling down Michigan's I-94 shows how ominous last week's massive highway pileup looked on a sleet-soaked horizon. The wreck almost appears out of nowhere, and all hell breaks loose almost as soon as the camera truck comes to a stop. » 1/14/15 10:17am 1/14/15 10:17am

You Can't Have Worse Timing Than This Minivan In An Impromptu Land Fill

Cops, firemen, and a haz-mat team in Cherokee County, Georgia spent most of the day cleaning trash off the highway after a semi-truck carrying garbage tipped over. The truck dumped its contents all over the asphalt and one most unfortunately positioned Honda Odyssey. » 9/26/14 10:35am 9/26/14 10:35am

'Platooning:' How Semi-Trucks Are Almost Driving Themselves

Meritor Wabco, Peloton, and Denso are collaborating on a "platooning" system that puts us one step closer to autonomous trucks. Using a radio-based system that can be installed on any big rig in about three hours, trucks can be "tethered" together so that one can effectively control a whole convoy rolling behind it. » 9/14/14 10:00am 9/14/14 10:00am