How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe

How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe Drowsiness has a globally negative impact on driver performance, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Sleepiness is a result of lack of rest and slows reaction time, decreases situational...

2015 Truck Show

2015 Truck Show Hurt Trucker sponsored a booth in conjunction with the Guilty By Association Truck Show held in Joplin, MO on September 25 and 26.  Hurt Trucker gave away mugs and sponsored a daily raffle for a gift certificate.  We enjoyed the opportunity to meet...

Look Ma, No Hands!!!

Look ma, no hands!!  That may be the future of over the road driving if the Daimler “Superduper Truck” catches on.  On July 3 Daimler, best known in the US for its Freightliner subsidiary, presented “Future Truck 2025” on a German autobahn near Berlin. The supertruck...

HOLIDAY CHEER ON THE ROAD

Truckers, along with workers in medicine, the military, emergency services and other essential jobs, often find the holidays to be extra stressful and discouraging. While others celebrate with loved ones, enjoy the comforts of hearth and home, go to parties and get...

CON-WAY TRUCKLOAD INVESTS IN DRIVER SAFETY

Con-way Truckload recently announced it will spend $2 million on safety equipment on all of the 525 new tractors purchased in 2013.  Con-way has a history of investing in new safety technology, participating in tests of new equipment beginning in February 2009 in a...