March 28, 2017 3:36:15 PM EDT

Editorial Articles

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
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
January is the time when we resolve to quit bad habits and adopt good ones; resolutions that often last no longer than February. There’s a reason our good intentions melt away before the snow does; psychologists call it “willpower depletion.&rdquo   Read More
January is the time when we resolve to quit bad habits and adopt good ones; resolutions that often last no longer than February. There’s a reason our good intentions melt away before the snow does; psychologists call it “willpower depletion.&rdquo   Read More

December 1, 2016

Make-A-Wish - Brayton Martin

When Lisa Martin was pregnant and a volunteer for the annual Mother's Day Truck Convoy in Lancaster, Pa., she never imagined needing the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Then her son, Brayton, was born with a life-threatening condition. Read More
Truck stops sell more than beef jerky and fuel additives. In fact, you can do all of your holiday shopping at a truck stop.    Read More

November 1, 2016

Winterizing Your Truck

There are some lucky OTR truckers whose tires will never touch snow or ice this winter, but for most drivers this is the time of year to get their trucks ready for cold weather   Read More
Truck driving is always going to be a hard job, but tech can make it easier to stay safe, comfortable and connected while on the road. We’ve identified some of the best new technology available for drivers:    Read More

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