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Another Highway Angel: Trucker Delivers Baby

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
When Canadian trucker Peter Holland stopped for coffee at an Arkansas Denny’s one chilly morning last November, he didn’t realize he’d be delivering a baby and saving a life – and all before breakfast! Holland and fellow trucker Fredrick Robatcek of Minnesota, who assisted with the birth, were recently presented with Highway Angel awards by the Truckload Carriers Association. Holland […] ... continue reading »

Tips to Advertising Your Truck on Trucker to Trucker

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Do you have a truck or trailer to sell? Don’t prop up a sign on it and hope for the best. Advertise on Trucker to Trucker and take advantage of our extensive reader base. Get instant exposure to thousands of potential buyers that doesn’t end until you close the sale. Place the ad yourself or let a member of our […] ... continue reading »

What Has to Happen for Truckers to Embrace Natural Gas Fuel?

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Natural gas is being heralded as the truck fuel of the future (see our previous post). Cheaper and more eco-friendly than diesel, natural gas may prove to be the solution we need to meet the federal government’s increasingly restrictive truck emissions standards. But while the average 40% cost difference between natural gas and diesel fuel is considerable and can shorten […] ... continue reading »

Truck Stops – the Best and Worst

Monday, January 13th, 2014
What would life on the road be without truck stops? They give you a chance to recharge by taking a break from those long stretches of pavement. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and maybe a meal while swapping stories with fellow truckers. You can’t always judge a book by its cover, so it’s helpful to get feedback from others […] ... continue reading »

Website Feature Survey

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Thank you for taking a quick minute to answer these 2 short questions. Your answers will help define the upgrades coming to the TruckerToTrucker.com website in 2014. ... continue reading »

Truck Crashes: Size Does Matter and Bigger Trucks May Be Getting a Bad Rap

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Size apparently does matter in the area of truck crashes, and probably not the way you might think. The largest trucks on the road may be getting a bad rap from highway safety advocates based on faulty analysis of truck accident data. Lumping medium-duty truck crash statistics with Class 7 and 8 accident data may be dragging down the safety […] ... continue reading »

‘Big Brother’ On Board?

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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Black boxes, electronic logging devices (ELDs), electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs), whatever you choose to call them, have long been a controversial issue in the trucking industry with most drivers considering having one the equivalent of having “Big Brother” onboard. Electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) have been around for a long time.  In fact, The National Transportation Safety Board originally recommended EOBRs […] ... continue reading »

What Drivers Still Need to Know About CSA

Friday, May 24th, 2013
Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety and Accountability Program known throughout the industry as CSA was launched on December 12, 2010 there is still confusion among many drivers about their role under the new system and how it impacts their careers. FMCSA says the CSA program emphasizes driver safety enforcement because studies have shown that unsafe driver […] ... continue reading »