technology

The writing on the wall

| May 10, 2013

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.

Larry the Hobo is using my hot spot!

| April 03, 2013

"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...."

Why unintended acceleration isn’t a heavy-duty issue

| February 16, 2013

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?

The smell of an EOBR by any other name

| January 15, 2013

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

| January 04, 2013

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

Reasons for the rise in truck-occupant crash deaths

| December 18, 2012

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.

New mobile scanning integration from Prophesy / Drive Axle

| December 10, 2012

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.

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.

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