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Transport America named 2016 CCJ Innovator of the Year

Indicators: Where carriers see driver wages going, recent reports on freight

Driver wage growth and what carriers expect for 2016, and the latest reports on freight movement in December and January.

Rhode Island’s controversial trucks-only toll plan approved by state legislature, moves to guv for sig

Rhode Island is one step closer to enacting the nation’s only toll policy that targets only trucks. Both the state's House of Representatives and Senate have passed Gov. Gina ...

Blaming detention time, carrier requests exemption from keeping logs for its short haul drivers

Farruggio’s Express, a trucking company based in Bristol, Pa., has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant it an exemption from logbook-keeping requirements for ...

Sprinter intros new, lower cost Worker model

Mercedes-Benz introduced a new trim level to its Sprinter van lineup at the Chicago Auto Show that features fewer add-ons and a lower sticker price. The ...

Google awarded patent for ‘autonomous delivery platform’

Google is at it again. The Internet behemoth that can reliably find lower calorie options for Belgian waffles in nanoseconds has just received a U.S. patent ...

Inspection is key in the life of a braking system

Brake violations were among the three most cited by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) nationwide over a 50-month stretch from December 2010 to ...

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Lubricants for mixed fleet management: Part 2

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Former trainer sues CRST in wake of alleged racial discrimination, harassment

A current owner-operator and former CRST Expedited driver trainer has filed a lawsuit against CRST claiming a colleague regularly harassed him because of his skin color, ...

Crime report: Fraudulent overweight state permits, illegal operation of a trucking company

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each: Ohio ...

Grand Island Express, Halvor Lines choose Stay Metrics platform for drivers

Stay Metrics announced that Grand Island Express and Halvor Lines are now using a custom-fit driver rewards, research and engagement platform from Stay Metrics to ...

NTSB begins finalizing report on fatal 2014 Illinois crash, findings include egregious HOS violations, falsified logs

The National Transportation Safety Board held a meeting Tuesday to determine a 2014 crash's probable cause in order to finalize a report on and issue ...

Suppressed diesel prices slowing adoption of natgas trucks

With diesel prices hovering near $2, and having dropped each of the past 13 weeks, sales of natural gas-powered Class 8 trucks have followed the downward course. With diesel ...

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood, 7 others indicted on fraud charges in fuel rebate scheme

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood has been indicted on several counts of various fraud and conspiracy charges stemming from Pilot Flying J’s widespread ...

Marten ordered to pay $51k to driver fired after string of incidents

Marten Transport, No. 50 in the CCJ Top 250, has been ordered by a federal court to pay former driver Cedric Sinkfield $51,167 in back ...

Cummins diagnostics app now available through Geotab system

Geotab and Cummins announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management system. Geotab is among the first telematics ...