ATA to Congress: eliminate ‘patchwork’ of break and rest periods in the U.S.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling a move to unify rest and break periods for transportation workers in the United States a good one. A regulatory amendment passed by the Congressional House of Representatives last week aimed at clarifying Congress’ intention to have primary authority over interstate commerce in the U.S., […]

Diesel Performance Improvements on a Budget

What would you say if we told you we’re going to start giving the older diesel engines some shine? Would you call us crazy or believe we’ve completely gone off the deep end? Or, would you applaud the move and admit you’ve been hoping we would finally get around to including that type of coverage […]

Totally Undisguised 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

A 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon was spotted testing in Colorado today by one of Jp Magazine’s contributors. Caught totally undisguised, it’s our first look at the new Wrangler on our hemisphere; Truck Trend Network and Four Wheeler Network staff are currently in New Zealand giving the JL Wrangler a shakedown in the wild, and […]

Surprise truck inspection nets unsafe vehicles

Ever wonder if the little trucks ever get pulled over? I got my answer last Wednesday when I got an email that Halton Police’s commercial motor vehicle enforcement unit (CMV) were pulling unsafe trucks off the road at the Premium Outlet Mall on Steeles Ave and Trafalgar Road. Truck inspection officers set up shop in […]

1967 Ford F-100 – Project Speed Bump: Part 8

We’ve spent a lot of time building Project Speed Bump with show and go in mind, but to this point we haven’t done a whole lot of “whoa!” So with the bed off getting prepped for paint, we turned our focus to the braking system on the Crown Victoria front suspension we installed in Part […]

First Look: Tesla Semi

When Elon Musk speaks the world listens. So it was no surprise that the Internet blogosphere went batty earlier this week when Musk announced that he’d finally be pulling the wraps off of his electric car division’s latest creation. Seriously, it seemed for a minute that every news site in existence was just hanging around […]

Volvo Finanical Services named a Best Workplace in Canada

AURORA, Ont. — Volvo Financial Services (VFS) Canada has been named a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute. This latest recognition for VFS Canada follows its certification as a Great Place to Work  in July 2017. The company also was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance in […]

2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 Budget Refresh

With new trucks selling in the neighborhood of $40,000-60,000 or higher, budget-conscious buyers are looking more often to the used market or holding on to their older trucks and freshening them up with more modern appointments and features. Well-maintained late-model trucks can easily go up to 300,000 miles or more with proper care and maintenance. […]

Mercedes-Benz Reveals Interior of Redesigned 2019 G-Class

For the first time in its 40-year history, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (or Geländewagen, for you early adopters) is getting a complete redesign, and these interior teasers are the first fruits of the company’s labors. While it will retain its signature styling cues, the new G-Class will actually be larger in likely every dimension—benefitting rear passengers […]

Drivers who speed more of a risk, according to SmartDrive data

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – New data on truck drivers who speed confirms they are a greater danger on the road than those who obey speed limits. Data collected by SmartDrive Systems, a video safety and transportation intelligence company, through its latest SmartIQ Speeding Drivers Snapshot for Truckers reveals that speeding drivers are 45% more likely […]