Many tractor-trailers on the nation’s roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials. Nearly all truck tires have been built for a maximum sustained speed of 75 mph since the middle of last decade, when drivers ….
Since 1992, Morrill Worcester, founder of Wreaths Across America (www.wreathsacrossamerica.org) has been making remembrance wreaths for our service members graves to honor their service to our country. Since then, volunteers and donors place more than 540,000 wreaths on veteran’s graves in over 900 cemeteries annually including over 142,700 at Arlington last year. This year, Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is teaming with Jennifer Jo Cobb and her #10 Driven 2 Honor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team…
Optimus Prime is getting a makeover for “Transformers 4.” Looking to stoke fan excitement for the upcoming installment in the action movie franchise from director Michael Bay, Paramount has revealed a first look at an upgraded Optimus Prime and images of two new Autobots that will be battling Decepticons right alongside him….
Walmart showcased its futuristic truck for the first time publicly this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE) is a tractor-trailer combination that features leading edge aerodynamics, an advanced turbine-powered range extending series hybrid powertrain, electrified auxiliary components, and sophisticated control systems all in one package, developed…
The eye-watering stunt was done to promote Volvo Trucks’ new dynamic steering system and has become a YouTube hit. The Belgian actor is heard saying: “I’ve had my ups and downs… My fair share of bumpy roads and heavy winds. That’s what made me what I am today. Now I stand here before you. What you see is a body crafted to perfection. A pair of legs engineered to defy the laws of physics and a mindset to master the most epic…”
Freightliner Trucks unveiled a forward-looking concept vehicle, the Revolution Innovation Truck. The revolutionary, full-size crossover cab was revealed today at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show. Building on Freightliner’s 70-year history of innovation and customer commitment, the Revolution features the latest advancements in technology while offering day cab functionality and the flexibility of a sleeper…”
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