August 18, 2017 4:19:16 PM EDT

Editorial Articles

August 1, 2017

Fall Gear Guide

Fall is the time to take stock of your gear and upgrade in order to stay comfortable and connected on the road. We’ve assembled the most impressive products, equipment that solves problems from ELD compliance to long-term cellphone contracts.    Read More
Few things have riled up the trucking community more than the pending Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule. Trucking organizations took opposing sides of the issue and one attempt to stop it went as far as the U.S. Supreme Court   Read More

July 1, 2017

Truckers on YouTube

Lots of the trucks on the road are equipped with dashcams facing forward, but a growing number of truckers have turned their cameras inward to create their own YouTube channels   Read More
Trucking is not for social butterflies. Except for team drivers, truckers are by themselves most of the day. A lot of their in-person interactions are quick and transactional in nature: pickups, deliveries, buying fuel or food. Their schedules don’t allow much time to socialize with each other in person   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 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

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