June 23, 2017 6:24:20 AM EDT

Editorial Articles

There are no statistics to bear this out, but anyone who knows trucking knows it to be true: there is a strong father-son connection to trucking. Trucker dads have trucker sons (and daughters). And those trucker children sometimes go on to have their own next generation of truckers.    Read More
There are no statistics to bear this out, but anyone who knows trucking knows it to be true: there is a strong father-son connection to trucking. Trucker dads have trucker sons (and daughters). And those trucker children sometimes go on to have their own next generation of truckers.    Read More
There were a record-setting 590 trucks in last year’s Mother’s Day Convoy in Lancaster, Pa., but Eddie Perales had eyes only for the one in which his son, Justin, was a passenger. Seeing Justin wave from the cab of the Freightliner brought Eddie back to the terrible time when he thought his son was going to die from a brain hemorrhage   Read More
Workspace, office, bedroom, entertainment center, kitchen/dining room – the tractor of an over-the-road truck has to fill a lot of roles with a limited amount of space. That the tractor does it so well is a testament to the skill of truck designers, the ingenuity of drivers and the performance of on-the-go electronics that enhance all aspects of their lives on the road. Now, a new generation of electronics is being rolled out in travel centers, promising to make the comforts of home more available to drivers than ever   Read More
Mobile technology has revolutionized truck driving, making drivers more connected than ever before and changing how they work, relax and interact. Here are five ways it’s happened   Read More
RoadPro® Family of Brands, which is dedicated to bringing the comforts of home on the road, has created a lifestyle loyalty community for professional drivers   Read More

April 1, 2017

Sticking By Your Brands

What makes a person always buy Chevy and never Ford? Or order Bud Light, but turn up his nose at Miller Lite? Drive a Peterbilt instead of a Kenworth?    Read More

March 1, 2017

The Tech Truckers Want

The cab of your average long-haul truck has enough electronics to outfit a Best Buy, but there’s always some new device that promises to make the job a little easier and the downtime a little more enjoyable. To gauge what drivers want, we surveyed members of the RoadPro Road Warrior Club on what new technology most appealed to them. Not surprisingly, their answers revealed a strong bent toward the practical and proven   Read More
For all the talk about the freedom of the open road, long-haul trucking means a lot of nights spent away from home and family. Cabs might be equipped with electronics, appliances and other creature comforts, but they’re not home. And CB chatter is a poor substitute for real companionship   Read More
It’s said that absence makes the heart grow fonder. If that’s true, then long-distance truck drivers should have the strongest relationships of all   Read More

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