Heavy haul Self Driving Trucks May Come before Self Driving Cars

Despite the current awe of self-driving models such as Tesla’s semi-autonomous Model S and Uber’s self-driving taxis, the recent buzz about self-driving cars may soon turn into news about trucking’s imminent autonomous future. According to Alain Kornhauser, head of Princeton University’s Autonomous Vehicle Engineering Program, heavy rigs are well suited to automated technology. For...

Private Trucks for Hauling Major Loads

Heavy haul trucking, like most American industries, continues to recover from the 2008 recession. Unfortunately, outsourcing jobs makes this recovery more complicated for the trucking industry. In turn, many heavy haul companies turn to private fleets for hauling major loads and deliver goods. Listed below are some key private fleet advantages. Lower Startup Costs...

Safety Tips for Heavy Hauling Trucks

The heavy loads your company transports can cause injuries, hurt your equipment, and make you liable for major lawsuits. It is important for heavy hauling trucks to be safe on the road, and it all starts with the fundamentals. Use the correct trailer and securing techniques for the load. Obtain the necessary permits. The...

Heavy Haul Trucks

Transportation Companies Look to Women to Fill in Driver Deficit For many months now, the transportation industry in the United States has been facing a significant shortage of drivers trained to operate heavy haul trucks. According to figures provided by the American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry in the United States is currently facing...