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Parting shots from Louisville truck show

One more look at some of the custom trucks in and around the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Pilot Flying J showcases emergency roadside assistance service at MATS

Pilot Flying J last month rolled out a new roadside assistance program meant to aid truckers with emergency maintenance issues. The program will include more than 150 trucks equipped to ...

Haulhound adds freight matching, faster pay options and lane alerts

HaulHound launched in August as an app- and web-based platform designed for carriers to upload their information and for shippers to search for capacity. The app is geared toward smaller ...

Navigating the trucking ‘tech bubble’: FMCSA reps outline ELD requirements, operation, edits for drivers at MATS

Standing-room-only in the ELD seminar room at MATS -- hear the FMCSA's presentation on implementation of a rule that has spawned something of a "transportation tech bubble," clearly in evidence ...

Trucker Buddy honors drivers at MATS

Trucker Buddy International honored its 2016 Outstanding Trucker Buddy and Outstanding Teacher award winners at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky during a press conference March 24.

Show trucks shine at MATS

Check out some of the show trucks in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship at MATS.

Progressive Insurance offering customers free ELDs

Brett Stalnaker, product manager for Progressive, said the company will give its insurance customers a free ELD and pay the monthly service fee for as long as the driver is ...

Cooper launches new Roadmaster long haul drive tire

The Roadmaster RM852(EM) is available in a variety of sizes with 30/32nds of tread.

Now here’s a pickup that would impress your friends

You can't walk into a Mack dealership and order the Jack Mack that's on display at the Mid-American Trucking Show this week, but it doesn't hurt to dream. "It's a show ...

Video: Trucker-songwriter Bill Weaver live at MATS

Video from trucker/singer-songwriter Bill Weaver's live performance at the Mid-America Trucking Show of tracks a three-song digital EP he's offering as something of a preview to a new record due ...

Full coverage coverage of news and updates from the 2017 Mid-American Trucking Show

Show trucks, equipment updates, owner-operator seminars and more.

New generation of diesel engine oils on shelves now

Two new diesel engine oil categories, replacing the oils used in diesel engines for over a decade, came to market in January, capping a development period nearly five years in ...

Trucker wins annual Goodyear Highway Hero award after aiding heart attack victim

David Webb, who drives for Jim Palmer Trucking, received the award during ceremonies Thursday, March 23, at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. He was recognized for performing life-saving ...

Rand McNally launches its next generation of the TND GPS and multifunction tablet

The TND 740 is a seven-inch tablet that "takes some of the good things from and adds a lightning-quick, redesigned quadcore processor, along with double the storage and ...

A touching tribute to policemen who gave all

"I wanted to get everybody aware that police officers' lives do matter," says Stephanie Robak.

Rethink ‘say no to cheap freight,’ says owner-operator coach Kevin Rutherford

Rates are determined almost exclusively by supply and demand, says Rutherford, not operators' willingness to turn down cheap loads. The remaining percentage is determined by truckers' ability to define their ...

Show trucks prep for competition at the Mid-America Trucking Show

Check out some of the photos of show trucks from the first day at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show.

Under new master, Loadmaster comes back to life

After three decades of hiding in barns, a Chevrolet Loadmaster has come out in the open in a big way. The antique, owned by grain farmer Buddy Salyer of Marengo, ...

Rear-end crash mitigation system now standard on Peterbilt 579

Peterbilt this year will make the Bendix Advanced Wingman Fusion -- meant to mitigation rear-end collisions -- standard equipment on its on-highway Model 579 tractor. Peterbilt made the announcement Wednesday ...

App-based ELD offers varied features

TruckX founder Tapan Chaudhari announced the company's electronic logging device and fleet management software Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The ELD function, like that of many TruckX ...