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Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Duel

Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Duel The truck used in the movie Duel, is a 1960 Peterbilt 351, which was chosen from an audition of trucks because of its size and menacing appearance. According to Spielberg, the front of the truck resembled a face. He had the crew dirty up the truck to make […]

Concerns of Truckers

EMDECS | Concerns of Truckers https://youtu.be/wMf70Wa7x28 One of the biggest concerns for a long-haul driver is finding a safe place to park for the night. Over the years, as more and more trucks have occupied North American roads and highways, there have been far more trucks on the road than available parking spots. Drivers can […]

Trucking Tidbits | The Driver’s Seat: Monster Truck University

Trucking Tidbits | The Driver’s Seat: Monster Truck University https://youtu.be/DA7XyCxClps Monster Trucks are AWESOME  They are a marvel of human engineering and with some of the most incredible stunt drivers on the planet. Most of us know about Monster Jam, as the most popular monster truck event. But did you know they have their own […]

Trucking Tidbits | The Driver’s Seat: Highway Angel

Trucking Tidbits | The Driver’s Seat: Highway Angel https://youtu.be/xqBQnQBFViE Since 1997, Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel program has recognized professional truck drivers who have selflessly helped others while on the job. One of these stories includes Truck driver Zach Yeakley who was named 2022 Highway Angel of the Year.  According to truckinginfo.com, “On March 17, […]

EMDECS EVR | When Every Second Counts

EMDECS EVR | When Every Second Counts https://youtu.be/wH8wjt7LHAg When lives hang in the balance and the stakes are so high, the availability of sufficient units becomes the crucial line between survival and tragedy. Every second counts. Minimizing fire truck downtime is critical, leaving no room for undue delays. In the face of such demanding pressure […]

Trucking Tidbits | Trailblazing Trucks: Antarctic Snow Cruiser

antarctic snow cruiser emerging from winter berth

Trucking Tidbits | Trailblazing Trucks: Antarctic Snow Cruiser https://youtu.be/XVq9JdBwX08 The Antarctic Snow Cruiser nicknamed the “Turtle”, was a specialized American vehicle used for exploring Antarctica in 1940. It was built to withstand extreme cold and rough terrain and was equipped with a kitchen, toilet, and sleeping quarters. It was a vehicle that captured the public’s […]

Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Transformers

Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Transformers https://youtu.be/i83QKbECChE Let’s talk about the most popular truck character: Optimus Prime from Transformers. Optimus Prime is a semi that transforms into a powerful robot. He’s the poster boy for the Autobots. The truck’s distinctive red and blue paint job and imposing size make it instantly recognizable in any […]

Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Mad Max Fury Road

Trucking Tidbits | Trucks in Film: Mad Max Fury Road Film director George Miller once said in an interview “Just because it’s the Wasteland, it doesn’t mean that people can’t make beautiful things.” The Mad Max films are home to some of the most expressive vehicle designs of all time. With Mad Max: Fury Road, […]

Maximizing Efficiency with Integrated Fleet Management Software Solutions

Maximizing Efficiency with Integrated Fleet Management Software Solutions Managing a fleet of vehicles and drivers is no easy feat. To streamline your fleet management operations and increase efficiency, integrating the right software solutions is crucial. With so many different software options available, integrating them into a comprehensive system may seem daunting. In this article, we’ll […]