Tag Archives: Semi Trucks

Then & Now – Trucking Throughout the Years

From the days of covered wagons to today’s modern semis, the ability to move goods across the United States has seen substantial change in the past 200 years. Helped by technological advances throughout the 20th century, trucking has now become the leading resource for moving freight in the United States. In this infographic, we discuss […]

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The Life of a Truck Driver

The life of a truck driver isn’t easy. In fact, the majority of the 3.5 million truck drivers across the nation work long hours, manage grueling schedules, and forgo many of the luxuries that the average American worker takes for granted. For instance, truck drivers tend to drive up to thirty hours per week more […]

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Semi Trucks in the United States

Have you ever stopped to think about all of those semi trucks on the road these days? Given that 70% of all freight transported in the US economy depends on trucks, it might be worth thinking about if you haven’t already. Luckily, NextTruck has done all the hard work for us in this awesome infographic […]

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Peterbilt Trucks 587

Peterbilt 587

The Peterbilt Model 587 has been recognized as fuel efficient and environmentally friendly by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay program, which establishes fuel-saving, low-emission specs for new Class 8 long-haul tractors. The innovative new forward lighting system significantly improves visibility, including more consistent light distribution, better overall road coverage and down-road visibility. Standard halogens […]

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Big rigs to show off at truck show

Peterbilt of Council Bluffs will sponsor a Saturday show-and-shine truck show for semitrailer trucks. This truck jamboree for all makes of big rigs will be at the dealership, 2546 MidAmerica Drive in the Bluffs. There is no entry fee. Registration is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Awards will be given at 4 p.m. […]

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Big Riggin'

BIG Riggin’ In America – See How BIG The Trucking Industry Is (INFOGRAPHIC)

Curious about what it would be like to drive a big Peterbilt 379 semi truck all day long? Seeing scenery and traveling city to city is an everyday occurrence but what does it really take to climb aboard the trucking industry? “BIG Riggin’ In America – See How BIG The Trucking Industry Really Is” answers many […]

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Compressed Natural Gas Trucks

Freightliner’s natural gas trucks are changing the way fleets do business by saving them money. In the video below see how one business took the CNG leap and saved money. Veolia Environmental Services Introduces New Fleet of Compressed Natural Gas Powered Trucks to Evansville Market EVANSVILLE, Ind., Apr 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Veolia ES […]

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