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Court denies OOIDA’s request for rehearing of ELD case, appeal coming

Video: Preventable or not — Exit-only lane gives trucker interchange woes

A four-wheeler traveling in an exit-only attempted to zip in front of trucker John Doe to remain on the highway. Instead, the motorist's car slammed ...

Unified Registration System final rule published, implementation still delayed indefinitely

With the publication and immediate suspension of the URS, existing carriers will need to continue to follow the same procedures and forms for registration updates ...

Waitin’ for a Superman

For Volkswagen, effectively lying to the EPA came with a 75 percent premium versus Takata's exploding airbag that could send shrapnel flying inside affected vehicles ...

Swift contractors deemed employees by federal court

Swift Transportation is appealing a recent federal court’s decision that its owner-operator contractor agreements constitute employment, opening the door for the driver plaintiffs to receive ...

KeHE Distributors fights driver distraction with video safety program

Coaches spend one-on-one time with drivers to review events and help them become more aware of what may be causing them to trigger video.

Stevens Transport responds to EEOC lawsuit, claims driver was not qualified

Stevens says in its response that Brown did not complete the application process, including the DOT physical exam, and was not qualified for the position.

Trucking regulatory reform advocate Fischer to head Senate subcommittee on transportation, infrastructure

Fischer may be best known in the trucking industry for the introduction of a bill in early 2015 targeting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ...

New tech helps fleets, drivers make truck parking more productive and satisfying

New technology and services geared towards truck parking activities have become a hot commodity.

Indicators: Freight volume on the upswing

Truckload freight volume rose 8 percent in December from November, according to DAT’s North American Freight Index, marking the sixth consecutive month for spot market ...

Volvo braking-related recall affects more than 6,000 trucks

The company says the parameters for the dryers were set too low at one-third of the required volume, which can cause oil and water to ...

DOT: Coming growth of population, freight volume creates major challenges for transportation industry

The report looks at the next three decades of the U.S.’ transportation system and outlines the challenges lawmakers will face based on population growth, freight ...

Little mention of trucking industry in Chao’s confirmation hearing; infrastructure, transpo tech steal the show

In a Jan. 11 confirmation hearing more congratulatory and obligatory than substantive, Transportation Secretary nominee Elaine Chao said the Department of Transportation under her leadership ...

ATA’s Spear to serve on autonomous vehicle steering committee

American Trucking Association President and CEO Chris Spear will sit on a newly established U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) committee aimed at the guiding the ...

CFI raises driver pay, set to purchase new trucks

CFI, the former Con-way and XPO truckload division recently acquired by TransForce (No. 7 on the CCJ Top 250), announced it is raising per-mile pay ...