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Garbage trucks will line Times Square to thwart New Year's terror - New York Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/manhattan/garbage-trucks-line-times-square-thwart-new-year-terror-article-1.2927859Garbage trucks will line Times Square to thwart New Year's terrorSixty-five strategically placed sanitation vehicles will instead augment the law enforcement presence in the Crossroads of the World this weekend, officials announced at a Thursday news conference. Garbage trucks will line Times Square to thwart New Year's terror - New York Daily News

Judge will try to pick Knox jury for trial of trucker charged in deaths of two motorists - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

http://knox.villagesoup.com/p/1609809CourierJudge will try to pick Knox jury for trial of trucker charged in deaths of two motoristsCourier29 to hear a report from the status conference held earlier in the day between the state, defense and judge in the justice's office. Judge will try to pick Knox jury for trial of trucker charged in deaths of two motorists - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

PeopleNet taps Osiecki to strengthen compliance efforts

http://fleetowner.com/technology/peoplenet-taps-osiecki-strengthen-compliance-effortsPeopleNet announced it has selected David J. Osiecki to consult and work on behalf of PeopleNet as part of its ongoing efforts to help customers strengthen their safety and compliance. Osiecki is the president and CEO of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, a new venture that is focused on providing advisory services and the implementation of programs to companies in the transportation industry. PeopleNet taps Osiecki to strengthen compliance efforts

Volvo Adds Skype to its 90 Series Vehicles

http://www.automotive-fleet.com/news/story/2016/12/volvo-adds-skype-to-90-series.aspxVolvo Cars is introducing Skype for Business to its new 90 Series cars to streamline how drivers engage in meetings while operating a vehicle. Volvo Adds Skype to its 90 Series Vehicles

HDT's Most Popular Videos of 2016

http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2016/12/hdt-s-most-popular-videos-of-2016.aspxFor 2016, we expanded our video coverage to bring you even more truck and equipment reviews, previews, and test drives as well as some coverage from the biggest events of the year. HDT's Most Popular Videos of 2016

Small fleets train drivers with online video - DC Velocity

http://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20161229-small-fleets-train-drivers-with-online-video/Small fleets train drivers with online videoA rising number of small trucking fleets are adopting the online training tools that once could found only at the largest transportation companies, one technology provider says. Small fleets train drivers with online video - DC Velocity

2016's Top 10 Dash Cams

http://fleetowner.com/safety/2016s-top-10-dash-camsWhile it began as something semi-serious to get readers headed into the weekend, Friday’s Dash Cam of the Week has become the most popular feature on American Trucker, our publication geared to owner-operators. And, when done right, the video clips educate as much as they entertain. 2016's Top 10 Dash Cams

HDT’s Most Popular Photo Galleries of 2016

http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2016/12/hdt-s-most-popular-photo-galleries-of-2016.aspxHeavy Duty Trucking magazine brought its readers colorful photos from around the country in 2016, showing new vehicles, industry events, truck beauty contests, and a particularly important Christmas Tree. HDT’s Most Popular Photo Galleries of 2016

UberFreight is Taking on the Trucking Industry

https://futurism.com/uberfreight-might-just-be-the-first-step-towards-an-autonomous-trucking-system/UberFreight—the love child begotten by Uber's acquisition of the self-driving truck startup Otto—has just unveiled a new website. Details are sparse, but it could mean autonomous freight delivery is not far off. Details about the new service are sparse, but it's likely the plan is to use test runs of the technology to gather real-life data that will "educate" the self-driving algorithms. If that's true, it may not be very long now before we see whole fleets of autonomous trucks cruising the highways. UberFreight is Taking on the Trucking Industry