How Trailer Technology Has Progressed Since 2002

November 17, 2022

The standardization of telematics and trailer tracking opened the doors to countless more opportunities for optimization - from tire pressure management and fuel economy, to load sensing and climate controls. The progress made in trailers and safety technology is best told from the perspective of an industry veteran who has become an expert in the field. What challenges - from landing gear issues to a disrupted supply chain - have demanded change and how has the industry responded? On December 7, CEO of Business Accelerants and Transportation Safety Equipment Institute (TSEI) Executive Director Paul Menig joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss his work with TMC on next gen refrigerated trailers, how retrofitting really works, and his must-have tech list for trailer purchasing.

Takeaways From ATA Economic Summit

July 20, 2017

ACT Research President Kenny Vieth and ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello discuss takeaways from the July 20, 2017, ATA Economic Summit with TT's Ari Ashe. The summit brought together economists from various industries.

Werner's Derek Leathers on Forecasting the Shifting Business Climate

July 13, 2017

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers discusses trucking's shifting business climate with TT's Daniel Bearth, part of our July 12 LiveOnWeb program on the 2017 Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings.

Volvo VNL Unveiling

July 13, 2017

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a redesigned version of its VNL-series over-the-road tractor July 10, 2017, in Dublin, Va. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

ATA's Bob Costello: Forecasting the Shifting Business Climate

July 13, 2017

ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello talks with TT's Daniel Bearth about the shifting business climate for trucking, part of our July 12 LiveOnWeb program on the 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Top 100 For-Hire Carriers and the Shifting Business Climate

July 12, 2017

On the heels of our newly released Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, TT's Seth Clevenger and Daniel Bearth hosted a LiveOnWeb looking at the shifting business climate ahead for the industry, featuring two trucking CEOs and ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Trucking, Regulations and Congress: A Midyear Review and Look-Ahead

July 3, 2017

TT Managing Editor Lorrie Grant chats with government reporters Eugene Mulero and Eric Miller to recap the year so far in congressional and regulatory news that impact trucking, and looks ahead at the final six months. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Trucking and Technology: Midyear Review and Look Ahead

July 3, 2017

TT Managing Editor Lorrie Grant and Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger take a midyear look at trucking and technology, and discuss the upcoming ELD mandate, autonomous driving developments and more. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Sneak Peek: 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carrier Rankings

June 30, 2017

Executive Editor Joe Howard and Senior Features Reporter Daniel Bearth provide a sneak preview of the 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carrier Rankings.

The Race to Automated Driving

June 14, 2017

TT's Seth Clevenger is joined by ATA President and CEO Chris Spear and consultant Richard Bishop to address the progress toward autonomous driving -- how soon will it become a reality and in what form?

Rep. Sam Graves Vows House Will Produce Infrastructure Bill in 2017

May 22, 2017

Barring something catastrophic, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) says the House will definitely produce an infrastructure bill this year, and while everything's on the table, he tells TT's Eugene Mulero "it will be hard to pass a gas tax in this Congress."

Infrastructure Week Reporter Roundtable

May 19, 2017

In a special Reporter Roundtable edition of LiveOnWeb, TT Congressional Reporter Eugene Mulero will look back at Infrastructure Week with the help of 3 Capitol Hill watchers: Jacob Fischler of CQ Roll Call, Kathryn Wolfe of Politico Pro and Melanie Zanona of The Hill.

Marcia Hale: 'Great Progress' on Infrastructure

May 15, 2017

Marcia Hale, president at Building America's Future, tells Eugene Mulero about her reaction to DOT Secretary Elaine Chao's kickoff event remarks, and what she's watching for during Infrastructure Week.

2017 NACV

May 11, 2017

Highlights from the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta in May 2017.

AFL-CIO's Tom Trotter on Trump's Infrastructure Plan

May 9, 2017

Tom Trotter, legislative affairs representative for the AFL-CIO, talks with TT's Eugene Mulero about the cost of inaction on infrastructure, a funding balance in Trump’s plan, and the role of P3s.

Ed Mortimer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a Possible Higher Gas Tax

May 2, 2017

Ed Mortimer the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure talks about a possible higher gas tax.

Ed Hamberger of AAR on Infrastructure, Trucking Relationship

April 26, 2017

Ed Hamberger, CEO of Association of American Railroads, talks with TT's Eugene Mulero about his industry's interest in improving infrastructure and funding plans for it, as well as the relationship between the freight rail and trucking industries.