The People Behind The NASCAR Haulers

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Excitement and adrenaline is always expected when we watch the NASCAR races. We never think about how the cars got there. It would certainly be a distraction and waste of time. But if you think about it now, would you say you have seen a NASCAR car on the road from Tennessee to Texas? No. Even if a race car could be driven on a highway, teams would never want to see their vehicles wear out unnecessarily before ...

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Celebrities who spent time behind the wheel

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Did you know that Nicole Kidman worked as a massage therapist and Hugh Jackman was a gym teacher and a party clown before becoming famous? What about Friends star Matt LeBlanc working as a carpenter, or Johnny Depp earning a living as a telemarketer? No? Well, now you do. The lives of many celebrities before they got in the spotlight were quite mundane. Many of them have supported themselves during the early years of their careers working the most random ...

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IoT Opportunities in Transport & Logistics

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Our devices are smarter and more interconnected than ever before, making our lives impossible without them. Our computers can control our air conditioners, our smartphones can set our coffee makers, our watches can track our health data. The Internet of Things (IoT) is invading industries beyond retail or health care. Transportation and logistics are the latest to show interest in connected devices. And the early adopters have already gained significant benefits from the use of IoT applications.

It’s no surprise that ...

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Cybersecurity for Trucks

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As the trucking industry enters the era of connectivity, it is also facing the increasing cyber security risks. Every new high-tech in-vehicle gadget becomes a potential target for hackers who, just like the industry, are getting more sophisticated and highly connected.

Needless to say, technology has been one of the main reasons for the improvement in transportation in the past few years.

  • It provides driving assistance that allows people who were previously unable to drive to feel comfortable behind the wheel.
  • Clean energy ...
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New Policy on Self-Driving Vehicles

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More than 3,500 times per day. That’s how often the “self-driving car” is mentioned on the Internet these days. Brandwatch states that in three months (May-July 2016) the term (and related ones) has been mentioned over 600,000 times. That’s most definitely the hottest automobile topic today. But the hype over autonomous vehicles has largely ignored the many potholes along the way of their development and implementation. The goal of authorities and manufacturers should be not only to keep pace but ...

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New Speed Limiters For Big Rigs

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Independent truckers are rising against proposed regulation affecting their vehicles and work routines. The federal government wants to force lower highway speeds on trucks, buses, and other large vehicles. The proposal for the regulation was released end of August by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

According to the proposal, all newly manufactured vehicles that weigh over 26,000 pounds must have electronic speed limiting devices. The device will prevent a driver from exceeding ...

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How to Become a Truck Driver

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At a young age, we are constantly asked about what we want to be when we grow up. Although often we don’t take this tied-and-true kid conversation starter seriously, later in life, it becomes a central part of our existence; that is – choosing a profession that can satisfy our goals, both personal and financial.

But it is never easy to find a job that fulfills all our needs. Maybe this is why many of us can name at least one ...

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Types of Auto Transport Trailers and Trucks

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Being a first-time shipper and not knowing much about types of transport trailers and trucks, can sometimes lead you to complete despair when trying to pick what’s best for you and your car. What are the differences between types of auto transport trailers and trucks? Keep on reading to find out.

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An open carrier is the most popular auto shipping ...

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East Meets West and The Legendary Volga

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There are probably a million things the U.S. does better than Russia when it comes to automobiles. Yet, the last centuries have proved that there was more than just competition between the two countries – there was cooperation, support, and even mutual admiration.

And in between the copied style and design, Russia and the whole Soviet Union back in the 20th century, proved to be better at not few of the automobile production practices. Mechanics and construction durability come as no ...

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Why Do We Love Doing It … Driving That is?

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We can think of a million reasons why we have to drive. The job that’s across town, or little Tom’s school that’s at the other end of the county.  Going grocery shopping every weekend, or going to the dentist’s every other month. But take all of that out of the equation. The appointments, the routine, the burden. The duties that have turned driving into an automated activity. If we take them all out, all that is left… is the pure ...

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