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Trump budget calls for drawing private highway funding, more tolls

CCJ Symposium: Lower viscosity oil pushing forward says Ozark Motor lines director of maintenance

Despite benefits like increased fuel economy, many fleets are reluctant to embrace lower viscosity oils over concerns about increased heat and engine wear. Speaking at a ...

CCJ Symposium: ‘Maintenance is a necessary evil’ says Red Classic maintenance director

The struggle to find technicians is often what causes fleets to first consider third-party maintenance providers, but the ability to improve overall service practices often ...

Proffitt picks up second and third Bandit racing series wins

The last two weekends have been profitable for Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series racer Ricky "Rude" Proffitt, who grabbed wins at Montgomery Motor Speedway in ...
XPO to begin offering tuition-free driving schools

XPO to begin offering tuition-free driving schools

While participating in the driving school, students will work for XPO in paid, part-time dockworker positions while attending class. CDL students will be required to ...
Cargo securement: free online Pro-Tread training to prepare for CVSA Roadcheck

Cargo securement: free online Pro-Tread training to prepare for CVSA Roadcheck

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of Pro-Tread online driver training, announced a free cargo securement training focused on open deck transportation companies in advance of ...

CCJ Symposium panel addresses challenges, opportunities of autonomous trucking

Trucking technology may one day evolve to the point that the tractor can drive itself, but that is likely to come in small steps rather ...
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Crime report: Falsified medical exams, CDL fraud scheme update and more

A Missouri man has been charged for allegedly signing off on truckers' medical exams when he was not licensed to do so, two former Detroit ...

Fleets seeing ROI on remote diagnostics, says Truck Centers of Arkansas director

Speaking at the CCJ Symposium in Asheville, N.C., Tuesday, Calhoun says fleets often are overwhelmed by the amount of data diagnostics provide, but notes they ...

Indicators: Tonnage dips again, shippers prefer ‘pop-up fleets’ to rate increases

The dip follows a 1.1 percent dip in March and a similar drop in February. Compared to the same month in 2016, tonnage was down ...

Ryder safety director: Driver training key to proper maintenance, clean inspections

While a good wash job isn’t part of a truck’s repair process, Ryder Regional Safety Director Tom Fallon says it’s a good indicator to DOT ...

Mack expects truck sales to flourish in ’17, sees mDrive penetration jump

Mack executives offered an industry update to trucking industry press last week.

Successful Dealer Award nominations due in a week

The countdown to the May 31 deadline to submit nominations for the fifth annual Successful Dealer Award is drawing near, so be sure to ...
KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

Electronic logs and fleet telematics provider KeepTruckin is planning its next moves following an additional $18 million in Series B funding.

Diesel prices continue to meander

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.539, continuing the year’s trend of flat prices.