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NAFTA crossings up in 2011

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD/ tThe number of commercial truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico was 10.4 million in 2011, 1.7 percent more than in 2010.

HP2000 APU

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/ APUs/ The HP2000 Auxiliary Power Unit can be fully installed in as little as six hours.

Roadcheck set for June 5-7

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD/ Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program.

Resurrecting the Evel Knievel rig

| June 01, 2012

The legendary motorcycle daredevil’s classic Mack haul truck and trailer moves toward new life.

Go Green APU Adam

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/ APUs / The Go Green APU Adam model is designed to reduce operating costs while complying with no-idle laws.

TeleType Android truck routing app

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/ TeleType has released SmartTruckRoute, an Android application allowing commercial truckers to use the built-in GPS of the phone or tablet to create truck friendly routes with live map updates and live traffic.

Peterson Piranha LED Smart Lamps

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/ Peterson’s line of Piranha LED Smart Lamps includes 10-diode, 4-inch round models that are SAE J845 class-two compliant and DOT approved.

FMCSA withdraws sleep apnea proposal

Truckers News Staff | June 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD/ After announcing its April 19 proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration the same day withdrew the proposal.

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