DashCam http://trucker.com/taxonomy/term/7511/more en Dash Cam of the Week: What a drag http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-what-drag <div class="node-body article-body">Okay, professional truck drivers, here’s an honest question, or at least one being asked by the thousands of people who’ve seen this very viral video: Can you really not detect a car stuck in the side of your trailer as you’re pulling up a long grade?</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-what-drag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-what-drag#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:48:00 +0000 19951 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Mystery rollover http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-mystery-rollover <div class="node-body article-body">So you’re driving down a straight, flat stretch of I-24 outside Nashville on a sunny and dry afternoon, not much traffic, and your truck just rolls. What happened? Take the quiz.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-mystery-rollover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-mystery-rollover#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:42:00 +0000 19791 at http://trucker.com <p>Any ideas?&nbsp;Leave a guess below or over on&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/37172697238/photos/a.10151622589202239.1073741824.37172697238/10154608239802239/" target="_blank">the American Trucker Facebook page</a>, which is where we&rsquo;ll reveal the truth&mdash;or at least the cammer&rsquo;s report of what the truck driver told first responders at the scene.</p> Dash Cam of the Week: Highway robbery http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-highway-robbery <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The theme for this edition of Dash Cam of the Week is cargo security. In the first clip, the driver apparently left the keys in his truck&mdash;he was just going to run inside, you know. Only for a second.</p> <p>The thief saw the window of opportunity&mdash;unfortunately for him, that window quickly closed as cars pulled in both ahead and behind the box truck, and the owner comes out of the truck stop.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-highway-robbery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-highway-robbery#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:21:00 +0000 19651 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Amazing invisible trucks http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-amazing-invisible-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Blind spots remain a challenge, but professional truck drivers understand the risk posed by small cars slipping in and out of sight around them and manage it. But how in the world does the driver of a small car not notice that giant wheel completely filling the view from his window?</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-amazing-invisible-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-amazing-invisible-trucks#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:09:00 +0000 19511 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Brothers in crime http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-brothers-crime <div class="node-body article-body">While common driving mistakes are a routine nuisance and often lead to real problems, most of the idiocy truckers see on the highways are rooted in carelessness, maybe rudeness, and sometimes just plain meanness. But, whether we like to think about it or not, we share the public roads with some genuinely dangerous people—as this Dash Cam of the Week shows.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-brothers-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-brothers-crime#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:25:00 +0000 19381 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Like a ton of bricks http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-ton-bricks <div class="node-body article-body">The staff here at Dash Cam of the Week saw this clip and it hit us like a ton of bricks, so to speak.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-ton-bricks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-ton-bricks#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:07:00 +0000 19271 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Free Beer Friday http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-free-beer-friday <div class="node-body article-body">The staff here couldn’t find the police report that goes along with this Dash Cam of the Week, but we bet it’s a doozy. After all, it’s not every day that a trooper gets a truckload of beer dumped on him.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-free-beer-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-free-beer-friday#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:37:00 +0000 19111 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Blind spots (BS) http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-blind-spots-bs <div class="node-body article-body">Until blind-spot detection systems are perfected (almost-perfect doesn’t count, though it helps) and adopted, truckers will continue deal with the matter dozens, even hundreds of times a day: The mirror’s clear, but is anything there? And the resulting: How can it be my fault when I couldn’t see anything? But, fair or not, the trucker is usually blamed.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-blind-spots-bs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-blind-spots-bs#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:05:00 +0000 18981 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Going. Going. Gone. http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-going-going-gone <div class="node-body article-body">Is climate change real? Dan Hill now has a chilling perspective. Thin ice on Lake Michigan last week cost the Wisconsin man his year-old Cadillac Escalade, as this Dash Cam of Week shows.</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-going-going-gone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-going-going-gone#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:29:00 +0000 18851 at http://trucker.com Dash Cam of the Week: Steppe away http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-steppe-away <div class="node-body article-body">This clip has the thing we most love here at Dash Cam of the Week: Truckers lending a hand to a “motorist” in need, with a safe and happy conclusion. Plus an attack helicopter!</div> <p><a href="http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-steppe-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trucker.com/dashcam/dash-cam-week-steppe-away#comments DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:53:00 +0000 18741 at http://trucker.com