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Waymo to test autonomous semi-trucks in Arizona, Texas

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Autonomous driving technology company Waymo will soon start testing self-driving semi-trucks in Arizona and Texas.   -Waymo will test autonomous trucks on public freeways across Phoenix and the I-45 corridor between Dallas and Houston in the coming weeks, the company told Transport Dive on Aug. 26. -A person will sit in the driver’s seat for […]

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Plant based “meat” producer Beyond Meat adds Einride electric trucks with plans to scale EV fleet

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Plant-based “meat” producer Beyond Meat adds Einride electric trucks with plans to scale electric vehicles (EV) fleet Beyond Meat has contracted Einride to provide electric trucks and charging stations for the plant-based protein maker’s supply chain, Einride announced on July 28. In the first phase of the partnership, the companies will deploy five Einride-connected trucks and […]

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Owe the IRS back taxes, there is tax relief for truckers

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Sponsored content*   Truck driving is a massive industry in the U.S. With 3.6 million employed as professional drivers and 7.95 million working in the transportation field in some way. This accounts for 5.8% of the overall United States workforce. Truckers are the highest group of individuals for which the IRS files a substitute for […]

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3 dead, many injured in a fiery pileup involving semi-trucks at I-95, FL (with video)

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Three people were killed and several others were injured early Thursday in a massive pileup on Interstate 95 in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers said at least 15 vehicles, including several tractor-trailers, were involved in five crashes on both sides of the highway near the State Road 442 exit […]

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Is the marijuana an answer to the so-called “truck driver shortage”? (with video)

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One of the most significant problems in the trucking industry currently is the shortage of drivers, which has affected both large and small companies. Is marijuana to rescue? Therefore, the need to address this issue is paramount to reduce the rate of truck driver shortage within the US. There are various reasons attributed to the […]

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CBP Seized over $18 Million in Methamphetamine at Pharr, TX

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PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridges Cargo Facility intercepted $18,800,000 in alleged methamphetamine hidden in the tractor-trailer. “This massive methamphetamine smuggling attempt was stopped, thanks to our vigilant officers who continue to work as a team and use all available tools and resources to […]

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38 undocumented immigrants found in tractor-trailer in Laredo, TX

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Human trafficking at the southern border is a big issue; semi-trucks and trailers are often used for that purpose. “A concerned citizen phone call results in the apprehension of 38 undocumented individuals from a parked tractor-trailer in Laredo, Texas. Agents swiftly responded & discovered the tractor-trailer doors slightly open. 38 undocumented individuals were found inside”. […]

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Elon Musk supports Canadian truckers by tweeting ‘Canadian truckers rule’

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  Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted his support for Canadian truckers protesting government vaccine mandates. Canadian truckers rule — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 27, 2022 Thousands of Canadian truckers have formed what has been dubbed the “Freedom Convoy,” which is headed for the nation’s capital of Ottawa this week to protest government vaccine mandates impacting […]

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Cummins will make prototype of electric truck

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Cummins Inc., which signed a long-term deal last year to make diesel powertrains for Isuzu medium-duty trucks, is adding a Class 6 battery-electric powertrain prototype to the mix that will go into customer demonstrations in Q2. The PowerDrive 6000 is used in Gillig transit and Bluebird school buses. A PowerDrive 8000 version will go into a Kalmar terminal […]

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