Technology

In-cab cameras bring significant business benefits for HGV operators

more than half (56%) of HGV operators said they saw improvements in driver behaviour from fitting camera systems in their vehicles.

Tesla claimed its pickup truck was bulletproof. Then the windows smashed

When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s first electric pickup truck, things didn’t quite go to plan.

Staying healthy as a truck driver

Staying healthy. It sounds so easy. All you need to do is eat well, drink lots of water, so more and stay active.

5G smart roads are coming

Finland and China are expected to have functioning smart roads in the coming few years, and the UK government has prioritised the rollout of 5G services.

Gamer turns trucker

Simulator games are designed to resemble real life as accurately as possible.

Boost to EU road transport connectivity

20 years ago, no one was entertaining the idea of vehicles talking to one another.

Long-range camera catches drivers 1km away

It’s a common sight: motorists travelling too fast on the motorway and slamming on their brakes when they see a police car.

Are silent overnight deliveries the way forward

Trucks are usually banned from driving through Stockholm’s city centre at night – they’re too noisy. That means heavy vehicles end up adding to the morning congestion in the rush to get deliveries where they need to be.

What’s the score with driver scorecards?

Whatever the fuel efficiency of the vehicle you drive, your driving can impact the mpg by as much as 30%. I know it, you know it, your boss knows it, and tech firms know it too. Which is why driver score-carding (aka gamification) has been around for some time.