Few things are as impressive as a well-made piece of equipment doing its job and doing it well.

Published: 16 August 2017
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It’s no secret that truck driving isn’t an easy job. Maneuvering on unfamiliar roads and driving alongside the motoring public constantly presents a daily challenge for those who make their living in the freight transportation and delivery industry.

Published: 15 August 2017
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Certain pieces of equipment in the trucking industry have more of an impact than others. Whether it’s their valued features, their cost-efficient design, or a combination of the two, certain types of trucking equipment earn special recognition within the industry.

Published: 15 August 2017
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Jim Ward smiles when he talks about business these days.

Published: 15 August 2017
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The trucking industry is one that is entwined forever with American culture. Truckers have drawn comparisons to frontiersmen, and have been commemorated in books, movies, and songs.

Published: 15 August 2017
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The name Marc Springer conjures images of the overly-confident, often abrasive personality portrayed on the reality TV show, Shipping Wars. This is certainly what I expected when I was asked to interview Marc for Chrome and Steel. Expectations can be deceiving. In this case, they were downright wrong. Marc Springer is about a real as they come, and anything but abrasive. His confidence however, is quite real. It is this confidence that helps make him trucking's most interesting man.

Published: 14 August 2017
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Autonomous driving is made possible by the Highway Pilot, which took a further step towards production maturity with the unveiling of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.

Published: 11 August 2017
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Insulin-dependent diabetic truckers may no longer have to request a formal exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, should a new federal rule go into effect.

Published: 11 August 2017
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The American Transportation Research Institute is working to develop a tool that would help the trucking industry identify safe young drivers by comparing them to older safe truck drivers.

Published: 11 August 2017
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Connecticut State Police are investigating a bomb threat at a truck stop in Willington on Monday afternoon.

Published: 11 August 2017
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