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Trucking groups urge new DOT Secretary to scrap new carrier rating system, citing lingering CSA faults

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in January, index hints at positive momentum for rates

Hopes for a turnaround in the soft trucking environment remain as tonnage rose in January and line haul rates saw their best year-over-year numbers in ...

Diesel continues streak of flat pricing

The country's average diesel price has remained with a 3-cent window to this point in 2017.

DOT policies on Mexican carriers, cross-border trucking face challenges in Congress, courts

While Congress eyes tightening the criteria for Mexican carriers entering the U.S. as part of an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a ...

Penske to pay drivers $750k to settle prominent lawsuit over California-required breaks

Two and a half years after the case produced a landmark court decision, Penske Logistics has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a class action ...

Lytx signs 900+ fleets to video-based DriveCam safety program in 2016

Lytx announced that it maintained a 65 percent market share – five times that of its closest competitor--in 2016

CarriersEdge adds driver surveys to online training platform

The CarriersEdge platform has customized driver surveys that fleets can use to gain insight into driver satisfaction
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Stepping up to e-commerce: tech helps fleets complete the final mile

Commercial and private fleets continue to leverage technology to be more efficient and responsive to customer demands in the world of e-commerce.

State’s Supreme Court allows 80,000-driver lawsuit against Swift to proceed

Truckers’ 2004 lawsuit against Swift Transportation can proceed after the Arizona Supreme Court refused to decertify the class action lawsuit, allowing the 80,000-member class to ...

Arizona installs pavement sensors on I-40 for identifying icy road conditions

ADOT installed the sensors in three locations along I-40 west of Flagstaff, which will help the agency forecast the likelihood of ice forming on the ...

Air Force creating program to help military truckers get CDLs

The Air Force is creating a course to mirror the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) CDL Test program, which will enable examiners to ...

Report classifies nearly 56,000 U.S. bridges ‘structurally deficient’

The average age of the nearly 56,000 structurally deficient bridges, according to ARTBA, is 67 years old, compared to just 39 years old for non-deficient ...

Preventable or not? Van crosses median, hits truck

Trucker John Doe tried to take evasive action when another truck crossed the median of the divided highway, but both vehicles were crunched. Was this ...

FMCSA senior staffer calling the shots pending Trump nomination of agency head

Trump has not indicated when he plans to nominate an administrator for FMCSA. In the meantime, the agency's senior-most career employee Daphne Jefferson is running ...

Traffic fatalities top 40,000 for first time since 2007, prelim report shows

The National Safety Council's 40,200 fatalities estimate for 2016 is a 6 percent increase over 2015’s highway fatalities, and a 14 percent increase over 2014’s ...