Avoid These Popular Attention-Getters

Not every violation mentioned results in a citation, but any are sure to attract the unwanted attention of a law enforcement officer.

Following too Closely

Perception and reaction time is less than 2 seconds for a driver to see, acknowledge and act by steering or braking…


Winter Travel Tips from Alkane Truck Company

Snow, ice and cold temperatures present unique challenges to drivers of all skill levels and vehicles of all sizes. …


Could Hackers Target Trucks?

The Cyber Threat

It’s a day like any other for a logistics manager until his phone rings and he hears this from his driver:

“My engine just shut down — no warnings, no indicator lights — it just quit. Traffic was too heavy for me to…


News Release

For Immediate Release

Alkane Truck Company and evLabs Announce Agreement for Electric Truck Launch

-Target Mid-2018 Debut For 100% Battery-Electric Class 6 Truck-

-Innovative evLabs Powertrain/BMS Design Plans To Deliver Superior Horsepower and Torque-

Myrtle Beach, SC, November 28, 2017 — Alkane Truck Company (“Alkane”) announced today that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with…


A Reference Guide

Like many industries, transportation has its own vocabulary and, like trying to communicate in a foreign language, misuse or misunderstanding of terminology can cause great confusion; in fact, it can mean the difference between success and failure.

To help you become acquainted with the World of Transportation…


A Reference Guide

Like many industries, transportation has its own vocabulary and, like trying to communicate in a foreign language, misuse or misunderstanding of terminology can cause great confusion; in fact, it can mean the difference between success and failure.

To help you become acquainted with the World of Transportation…


A Little History

As much as we might like to think of America as the center of the automotive universe, experimentation with self-propelled vehicles was well underway in France by 1769 (first self-propelled, steam-powered road vehicle built for the French Army), in Scotland in 1832 (electric carriage) and, arguably, the…


Nobody Drives Miss Daisy

As long ago as 1888, Bertha Benz, wife of famed German engineer Karl Benz, set out on a 66-mile journey from Mannheim to Pforzheim to road test (and draw attention to) her husband’s invention, the ‘motorwagen.’ The invention had always worked well, but Mr Benz had…


Seattle Startup CONVOY: Moving Freight with a Click

When it launched in 2015, the Seattle-based truck technology company Convoy aptly described itself as “Uber for trucking,” designing an app to match trucking companies with shippers ready to move freight.


How Can We Save Lives?

As many as 40,000 people in the U.S. died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 — a 6% increase over 2015 and a 14% jump over 2014, according to preliminary 2016 data from the National Safety Council (NSC).

The figure represents the most dramatic two-year…

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