Daimler is now testing the auto-drive truck on German roads and report it will be commercially available in 2020, five years from now. Fast forward to minute 17 in the video to see the start of the test drive and the ‘magic blue button’ that activates auto pilot.
When fuel prices are low, your costs go down. This is good. But all-in spot market rates have also gone down, partly due to lower fuel surcharges. For example, when the average fuel surcharge for vans was down 21¢ last month compared to July 2014, the national average spot market rate was down 22¢ year-over-year. Let’s say… Continue reading Cheap Fuel Hurting Your Bottom Line?
“For the past year, Michigan has been testing a system that assesses truck parking availability along one of the state’s busiest corridors – I-94 in the southwestern part of the state. The Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) has activated the I-94 Truck Parking Information and Management System (TPIMS), which assesses truck parking availability along I-94… Continue reading MDOT system delivers real-time parking information to truck drivers