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Category: Driver Stuff

Volvo Trucks Introduces New LED Headlights for VHD Series Trucks

Volvo Trucks Introduces New LED Headlights for VHD Series Trucks

| January 25, 2018

Volvo Trucks North America is getting brighter — literally — as the company  debuted new LED headlights for Volvo VHD series vocational trucks at World of Concrete 2018. The new LED headlights will be offered as standard equipment on the VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper models to help reduce eye strain, increase […]

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Health and Wellness Coaching Accelerates to Professional Drivers

Health and Wellness Coaching Accelerates to Professional Drivers

| January 25, 2018

Professional drivers may have added new support in their efforts to stay healthy and fit thanks to Rolling Strong, the provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers. The company that serves drivers as well as owner-operators, announced it has selected mobile marketing provider Moblico to deploy the health and wellness coaching […]

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Sears Seating Launches New Truck Suspension Seat

Sears Seating Launches New Truck Suspension Seat

| January 23, 2018

Sears Seating, a manufacturer of off-road and over-the-road truck and tractor seating for over 160 years, introduced what it is calling “the next generation of truck suspension seating” with the Atlas II ActiveVRS Suspension Seat. The seat system uses Magneto-Rheological (MR) fluid technology to provide an advanced magnetic ride. Here’s what’s cool: A position sensor […]

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Rear View Safety Introduces 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-In DVR

Rear View Safety Introduces 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-In DVR

| January 19, 2018

Rear View Safety, an industry leader in the sales and distribution of vehicle safety solutions, including backup camera systems, backup sensor systems, driver fatigue systems, mobile DVR’s, and dash cameras, has introduced the RVS-3710-DVR 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-in DVR. The advanced monitor includes a GPS antenna used to log the vehicle’s […]

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New Technology to Reduce Drowsy Driving Fatalities

New Technology to Reduce Drowsy Driving Fatalities

| January 4, 2018

Hyundai Mobis will unveil its latest life-saving DDREM (Departed Driver Rescue & Exit Maneuver) technology, which uses three checkpoints to determine if a driver begins to depart from the driving role, and requires assistance. If departure is detected, DDREM technology takes over driving controls, scans the environment and guides the vehicle to a safe stopping […]

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CB Radio Attempts Comeback, with a Twist Good Buddy

CB Radio Attempts Comeback, with a Twist Good Buddy

| December 26, 2017

One of the most popular trends for truckers in the 1970s was the rise of Citizen’s Band (CB) radio. During CB’s heyday, truckers everywhere had their own “handles” and helped each other avoid save time by avoiding tie-ups and crashes. Oh, but times have changed. And so has technology. Nowadays, the CB radio is anything […]

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