GATS: Around the show floor
The 2015 iteration of the Great American Trucking Show opened its doors this week in the hot Texas heat, with displays showing off everything from trucker T-Shirts to tires, along with a wide assortment of classic and custom trucks for the eyes to feast upon.more
Panel emphasizes importance of human element in truck of the future
The driver shortage is driving a serious look at self-driving trucks, just not in the way many people assume. Despite persistent rumors of the demise of the long-haul truck driver in the coming age of automated transport, that time is decades away—and many of the advances between now and then will, in fact, make driving a much more desirable job.more
Pressure Systems International (PSI) reports that data collected from fleets indicate that those with automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS) on their trailers reduce the time spent in CVSA regulated roadside inspections. The time saved during these routine inspections generates additional uptime and reduces costs for fleets utilizing automatic tire inflations systems on their equipment, PSI says.more
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Timothy Brady, as an author, columnist, speaker and business coach provides information, training and educational presentations for small to large trucking companies, logistics organizations and community groups. He’s the business editor for American Trucker Magazine, the “Answer Guy” for trucking education website TruckersU.com, an author and business editor for Write Up The Road Publishing & Media and freelance journalist for multiple print and on line publications.
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