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Archive for February, 2016

Western Star Trucks Showcased at World of Concrete

Friday, February 26th, 2016
Western Star trucks

Several impressive Western Star trucks were on display at the World of Concrete truck show.

This year many truck makers showcased their very best at the World of Concrete truck show, and Western Star was amongst the most prominent at the event. The high quality and power of our trucks are truly unparalleled, and were celebrated at World of Concrete. Western Star trucks are tough, highly maneuverable, and built to last. (more…)

Your Next Freightliner Truck: New or Used?

Friday, February 19th, 2016
freightliner truck

A used freightliner truck is less expensive than a new freightliner truck. However, you may have to pay more in maintenance fees and downtime.

If you’re looking to buy another freightliner truck to add to your fleet, you’re probably trying to decide on whether you should buy new or used. Both options have their own unique advantages that are worth considering in your decision making process. Here are a few things to think about that will hopefully aid you in your quest. (more…)

Safety Tips for Female Truckers

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Female Trucker Driving A Semi-Truck

Being a female trucker in a male-dominated industry can be intimidating and challenging. It’s best to stay on the safe side and take extra precautions when staying at rest stops overnight.

Despite the common depiction of truckers being only men, there are a lot of female truckers in the trucking industry. In 1929, Lillie Drennan was the first woman to receive her CDL, and many women truck drivers have followed in her footsteps since. Of course, to stay safe on the road, there are many things to consider. But women think about staying safe off the road more than men do. Here are some tips for keeping yourself safe on long trips so that you can return home safely to your family and loved ones. (more…)

Freightliner’s Inspiration Truck is the Future of Transportation

Sunday, February 7th, 2016
Freightliner Inspiration

As we look towards the future, we think we see self-driving trucks like Freightliner’s Inspiration leading the way to a solution to the driver shortage.

In May of 2015, Freightliner revealed their newest truck model: the Freightliner Inspiration. The sleek new truck was revealed dramatically atop the Hoover Dam in Nevada. Not only did the truck have a stunning design, but it also had a very important new feature: self-automation. The Freightliner Inspiration is the first self-driving truck in the United States to be able to legally drive on the road. The impressive truck also won a Good Design Award from the  Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in the Transportation category, which puts it alongside other innovations such as the Tesla Model S, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, and the BMW X6. (more…)

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