technology

POLL: Which weather app do you prefer to use on the road?

What is your go-to app for weather while on the road? Weigh in on why you use it.

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Truckstop.com celebrates 20th anniversary

Freight matching marketplace Truckstop.com will turn 20 years old July 24, the company announced this week.

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New load board opens for business

Drivers, brokers and shippers have a new resource with the launch of Apex Capital Corp’s NextLOAD.com.

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Latest ‘uber for trucking’ brokerage launches app

The Transfix brokerage's app offers a variety of free services in exchange for the opportunity to push load offers to drivers well-situated to cover them.

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Cummins releases Android version of QuickServe mobile app

Cummins Inc. announced Wednesday an Android version of its free QuickServe Online (QSOL) mobile app has been released.

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Peterbilt introduces ‘stepping stone to autonomous driving’

Peterbilt showcased its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) during a Technology Showcase Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Truck platooning viable and could improve fuel efficiency in long-haul operations, study finds

In addition to fuel economy benefits, ATRI concluded platooning could improve traffic flow. The next phase of testing will center on driver satisfaction with the systems.

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NTSB pushes driver-facing camera systems in report, makes bevy of rec’s

The National Transportation Safety Board recently released a report pushing the benefits of onboard video systems for commercial trucks and made recommendations to several organizations to improve the use of the systems.

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Swift, nation’s third-largest fleet, implementing driver-facing, forward-facing cameras in all trucks

Swift, the U.S.’ third largest carrier, will be outfitting its more than 6,000 company-owned trucks with Lytx DriveCam systems, which include forward-facing and driver-facing cameras that record and upload video clips before and after events like hard braking and swerving.

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Preferred pricing from Canal Insurance with dual-camera-system use

Lytx announced it has signed an agreement with Canal Insurance Company to offer the Lytx DriveCam Program to insureds in exchange for preferred insurance rates.

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