Safety Board's Plan To Stop Semi-Trucks From Crushing People

The National Transportation Safety Board says more than half of the semi-trucks that hit pedestrians had no idea they'd crushed somebody. They're aiming to fix that with blind-spot mitigation tech, and protective side skirts. » 4/09/14 5:34pm 4/09/14 5:34pm

Air Brakes and Truck Safety

So in light of recent near misses and other close calls, I decided that it might be a good idea to throw some words together on what I know about semi truck safety systems. I don't work for Bendix or anything, their promotional stuff and information is just the easiest to find. The primary goal of this blurb is to talk … » 2/04/14 10:09am 2/04/14 10:09am

Why Winter Storms Can Cause Semi-Truck Traffic To Increase

Severe storms make most of us run from the highways and put off even short distance trips to the grocery store, instead choosing to live off of ramen noodles rather than die trying to buy a microwavable burrito. Yet, counter-intuitively, winter storms can correlate with increases in commercial trucking. » 1/09/14 7:45am 1/09/14 7:45am