Look back: Most read Truckers News stories of May 2015

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Updated Dec 26, 2015
Driver at the controls of Inspiration

Editor’s Note: Before 2016 arrives, Truckers News is taking a look back at the year about to expire. Over the next two weeks we’re taking a month-by-month look at the stories and videos that were most popular with you, our readers.

May brought more regulations conversation and the introduction of Freightliner’s self-driving truck, the Inspiration Truck.

These were the most read stories on Truckers News from May 2015:

1. Photos: Get a good look at Freightliner’s self-driving truck (Read it here.)

Daimler and Freightliner introduced their Inspiration Truck, a self-driving truck licensed by the state of Nevada. These photos take you inside the truck for yourself.

2. Rule to change diabetes standard proposed (Read it here.)

A rule was proposed to amend the FMCSA’s medical qualification standards to allow drivers with insulin-treated diabetes to operate commercial motor vehicle’s in interstate commerce without having to apply for an exemption.

3. Think you know ‘Smokey & The Bandit’? Take our quiz (Read it here.)

You put your knowledge of “Smokey & The Bandit” to the test with our quiz. Don’t remember taking it? Feel free to give it another try.

These were the most watched videos on Truckers News from May 2015:

1. The Big Sleep(er): Big trucks, even bigger bedrooms

2. Snake hitches a ride and a driver gets fired

3. Epic oversized load: 1 millions lbs., 300′ trailer