Hard truths: European trucking technology tends to lead adoption in the states. Dash-mounted video cameras, EOBRs, breathalyzers as required equipment can be expected here.
"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."
Frenchman Frank Lecerf 's Renault auto recently led him on a 125-mph tour of the French coastline when its throttle/brake controls malfunctioned -- have you ever had an unintended-acceleration problem?
If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.
Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.
Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.
The Drive Axle app allows you smartphone's camera to be turned into a document scanner/creator -- it's newly integrated with Prophesy's Trucking Management Software solutions.
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.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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