The advent of self-driving technology has been followed by rampant concerns that it’ll put tens of thousands of truck drivers out of work. But a new study says it’s a far more complicated question, and won’t displace drivers to such a significant degree.
The car tariffs are starting to hit consumers, FCA’s new CEO has some very large shoes to fill and the trucking industry’s attempts at attracting new drivers await your rapt attention on The Morning Shift for Monday, July 30, 2018.
Tesla introduced a new show-stopper on Thursday in the form of a colossal big-rig electric semi. It’s carrying hugely impressive specs, too. But what Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered up on Thursday was nothing short of a high-flying reveal party for a couple of concepts. Here’s why.
The good news is that Puerto Rico, devastated after Hurricane Maria, is now seeing donations pouring in from people looking to help. The bad news is that the supplies seem to be stuck at the ports because there are issues with infrastructure and not enough truckers to properly distribute the items to people in need.
It’s begun, everyone: the world’s first commercial shipment via driver-free truck has just been completed. The cargo? Well, a human staple, of course: beer. 51,744 cans of Budweiser, to be exact.
From afar, wind turbines look like such majestic things, turning lazily in the breeze and creating energy. Located on tops of mountains or in open fields, some people complain that they ruin the scenery, but I like them. And I’ve always wondered how something so big can get up to the top of a mountain. As it turns…
A highly scientific—wait, no—a Twitter poll carried out by the United Kingdom’s Freight Transport Association asked ladies if they would drive a 44-metric ton truck, and over 79% at the time of their press release responded yes. Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! Trucks!!!
You know how disgusting a pound of rotting chicken is? Of course you do. Just picture that revolting stench for a moment, and then multiply it by 37,000. If you want to avoid this nightmare, stay away from the Flying J truck stop west of Missoula, because there's a trailer crammed full of rotting chicken there.
A report sponsored by the US Department of Transportation says semi-truck and busesshould get a lot sleeker and shift their primary propulsion fuel to natural gas by 2018.
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 25, 2013 — The American Trucking Associations is urging the 43.4 million motorists that are expected to travel on the highways this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to follow the safety tips from a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles.
The 75th annual National Truck Driving Championship won't feature a race. There will be no drifting. If you come looking for Peterbuilt wheelies, you won't find them in Minneapolis, where the competition will be held.
American truckers may not get the respect they always deserve, but they're rarely as bold as this Chinese semi driver caught enjoying the breeze from his windshield-free bobtail at 50 mph.
Let me tell you a little about the truck driver you just flipped off because he was passing another truck, and you had to cancel the cruise control and slow down until he completed the pass and moved back over.
A UPS truck was unlucky enough to get caught on a Maryland bridge above the Potomac River Friday during a thunderstorm with 60-mph winds. The driver was lucky enough to avoid the water 135 feet below — by mere inches.
The Lowari Top is a 10,000-ft high pass in northwest Pakistan and the road that crosses it between Chitral and Dir is one of the most dangerous in the world. Despite the danger, trucks are the only way to move goods in this part of the world.
A convoy of extreme truckers conquered snow, 250 traffic lights, and 1,614 service wires to move six gigantic one-million-bottle capacity fermenting vats from a German ship to the Molson Coors Brewery in Toronto. That's a lot of Keystone Light.
A winter storm has trapped more than 300 vehicles on a highway outside Sarnia, Ontario, over the past 24 hours, with 150 people rescued so far, including several airlifted to safety. One trucker caught the scene from his chilly cab.
A high-on-drugs Dutch trucker en route to Gothenburg, Sweden, was masturbating while driving and lost control, flipping the truck and blocking multiple lanes of traffic. While in the wreckage, he kept masturbating. Under police interrogation, he kept masturbating. That's determination.
Ever wondered how atom bombs and fissile material crisscross the United States? They do so in blue trucks called Safeguards Transporters.