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7 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| April 18, 2014

"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."

Atlanta-geddon, part two

| February 12, 2014

"Well here we go again. There's an ice storm predicted for the greater Atlanta area, and this time, they've decided to prepare by asking big trucks to avoid the area."

Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Tara Bullock | November 29, 2013

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

Cobra launches new high-def nav units

| March 21, 2013

New GPS nav units from Cobra Electronics feature high-def screens, free lifetimes updates, live and predictive traffic, and more.

Mobile trends: Has your smartphone replaced your GPS?

| November 12, 2012

Survey results from uShip's annual mobile technology survey showed a majority of operators either relying on their smartphones for navigation more than their GPS units or recognizing that potential.

Poll: Do you use GPS for navigation?

| October 24, 2012

New BigRoad app offers hours, nav, messaging

| August 04, 2012

BigRoad's driver/owner-operator smartphone app for Android offers log capability, messaging, navigation/maps and other functionality, such as the ability to send and receive documents from within the app.

MarketPlace

| October 01, 2009

Trucking specific GPS, a truck sleeper refrigerator, a pen-sized color scanner, a bend restrictor, a temperature monitor, diesel engine oil, ratcheting screwdrivers, transmission filters and spray-on wax are among the items featured.

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