The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched a new statewide, multiagency initiative to develop a testing program for connected and automated vehicles. Gov. Bruce Rauner launched the initiative a few days ago with an executive order directing IDOT to oversee Illinois, a program aimed at moving the state to the forefront in research on these emerging safety technologies.
You need the right trucker accessories to keep your truck in top shape, ensure your own comfort and handle unexpected situations. Before you hit the road again, make sure you stock up with these essential accessories.
It is unbelievable what objects can be transported. The development of technology has made it possible to produce giant objects, but then they have to be transported to their final destination.
We did a little research to determine the largest cargoes ever transported in one way or another. You will be amazed at what logistical challenges have been overcome by the efforts of machines, trucks and the human mind.
The ELD exemption for livestock haulers is still in place until December 7, 2018, thanks to Congress and the president. Livestock haulers now have at least until Dec. 7 to continue to run on paper logs absent an electronic logging device.
On Sept. 27 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kenworth Trucks introduced to the world their latest addition to the company’s iconic W900 line – the Kenworth W990 tractor.