Connected trucks: All the data, all the possibilities

Safety on the highways relies on massive data integration More and more trucks include smart sensors to send information about truck location and operating conditions. Daimler, a German [...]

Truck parking finder app adds diesel fuel pricing tool

Truck Parking USA has added a retail fuel pricing tool to its truck parking mobile and online app thanks to a new partnership with commercial truck routing software company ProMiles. The Truck [...]

How to cash in on ELDs

Electronic logging devices can save fleets money and pay for themselves, if used correctly. David Carruth will tell you that when he switched his 55-truck LTL fleet over to electronic logs back [...]

Convergence of technologies will transform transportation

Michigan’s governor believes automation will eventually eliminate truck driver jobs. WASHINGTON D.C. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) believes the transportation of people and goods both stand [...]

Verizon acquires Spain’s Movildata, expands telematics ‘footprint’ in Europe

Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it has acquired Movildata Internacional, a Murcia, Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions, in a strategic move that boosts [...]

ACT Expo offers early registration discount

The Advanced Clean Transportation Expo comes to Long Beach, CA, April 30-May 3 to show the latest transportation technologies, drive trains, clean fuels and more. Early bird registration is open [...]

Video-based safety: Measuring the value of a managed services program

With more than 500,000 vehicles equipped with a video-based safety solution, it’s clear this technology is becoming the new norm for many fleets. From for-hire and private trucking to transit [...]

The year trucks invaded the consumer electronics space

Big rigs join the autonomous party at CES 2018. Originally known as the Consumer Electronics Show since debuting in 1967, the annual extravaganza has since shortened its official name to CES. [...]

Collision mitigation: Require it or wait?

Forward collision mitigation technology for heavy trucks has had years to mature and prove itself, and research and experience show it could save lives and costs. Should the government mandate it [...]

Survey: TMS becoming ‘must have’ technology in the freight market

About 91% of motor carriers operating 20 trucks or more use TMS today, up from 62% in 2005. A survey conducted by InMotion Global, Inc., finds that transportation management system (TMS) software [...]

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