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Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Archive for May, 2016

Truck Show Will Feature Trucking Technology

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
trucking technology

The NACV show will be a more specialize event which showcases the latest in trucking technology for fleets.

The new North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) was created not with the goal in mind of competing with established regional trucking shows. These shows are long time favorites and even traditions, which are popular with both owner-operators and families. This event is not a replacement, but a more specialize event which showcases the latest in trucking technology for fleets. This new show, which will provide a strong focus on medium to large fleets and the trucking technology of both today and the future, will be held  September 18-22, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. (more…)

Western Star Debuts New Extreme Duty Transformer

Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Western Star’s New Freightliner is three trucks in one!

The new extreme duty transformer is basically three trucks in one gigantic vehicle! Essentially a 70-ton tractor, this vehicle has a heavy duty chassis which allows for freight versatility. Engineered for rugged off-road conditions, the MBT-40 prioritizes driver safety and comfort. Western star plans to open the Extreme Duty Off Road package to other truck models in the future. Let’s take a more detailed look at what this baby can do, and how it will help you on the road.


Diesel Prices Level Out

Friday, May 13th, 2016
diesel prices

Diesel prices are trending downwards.

The price of diesel fuel plateaued during the first week of May.  Over that week the prices increased by less than one cent nationally. These numbers come from the Energy Department, and reveal interesting tidbits about the current state of diesel in America and what it means for truckers, trucking companies and the trucking industry as a whole. (more…)

Tips For Making Safe Turns

Friday, May 6th, 2016
safe turns

Trucking is a crucial job and ensuring your safety and that of other vehicles should be your top priority

As truck drivers, making safe turns can be tricky business. Most medium-heavy duty trucks have warnings labeled on the back showing other drivers that they make ‘wide right turns.’ Accidents involving tractor trailers are often the result of the vehicle’s difficult steering limitations. Don’t fret! There are ways to avoid these costly mishaps by always incorporating safe turns into your driving.


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