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Merger of Swift, Knight meant to boost profits while maintaining two separate carriers

CVSA offers cargo securement tips ahead of annual Roadcheck blitz

CVSA offers cargo securement tips ahead of annual Roadcheck blitz
Violations related to load securement include failure to prevent shifting and/or loss of load, failure to secure truck equipment, damaged tie-downs, insufficient tie-downs, and loose tie-downs.

Toyota testing ‘zero-emission’ hydrogen-powered Class 8 truck at LA ports

“Project Portal,” as Toyota has named the vehicle and its testing phase, is based on a Kenworth T660 and generates more than 670 hp and ...

ELDs: Roundup of available products

From CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide: A look at 50+ available devices on the market.
Mack announces heavy haul front axle for Pinnacle

Mack announces heavy haul front axle for Pinnacle

The Mack FXL front axle was developed to provide a stable and smooth ride under heavy load while also simplifying maintenance.
First quarter cargo thefts neared 200, CargoNet reports

First quarter cargo thefts neared 200, CargoNet reports

Nearly a quarter of cargo thefts occurred in secured trucking yards, which CargoNet defines as fully-fenced yards where the fence is designed for access control. ...
FMCSA renews metal coil securement regs exemption

FMCSA renews metal coil securement regs exemption

The exemption allows carriers to secure metal coils with timbers at least 4 inches by 4 inches at the foremost and rearmost coils, as well ...
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Volvo rolls out new VNR regional tractor

Volvo rolls out new VNR regional tractor

The VNR will be available in three models; daycab, 42-inch flat roof sleeper and 61-inch mid-roof sleeper.
International debuts new regional tractor

International debuts new regional tractor

International Truck on Thursday continued it's product update cycle with the launch of its new International RH Series Class 8 regional haul tractor.
Dossier Summit presents better ways to use fleet maintenance data

Dossier Summit presents better ways to use fleet maintenance data

At the Dossier Summit, April 18-19 in San Antonio, fleets were given a preview of a new system they can expect to see in 2018 ...

Merger of Swift, Knight meant to boost profits while maintaining two separate carriers

The merger of two of the contintent’s largest and most prominent trucking companies, Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation, is meant to boost the financial performance ...
Texas mandates ELDs for intrastate truckers; all states required to do same

Texas mandates ELDs for intrastate truckers; all states required to do same

Though Texas appears to be the first state to issue an ELD requirement for intrastate truckers, other states will likely soon follow, says Joe Rajkovacz, ...
Meet one-on-one with top industry suppliers at CCJ Spring Symposium

Meet one-on-one with top industry suppliers at CCJ Spring Symposium

The suppliers attending Symposium include Dana Incorporated, Omnitracs, Comdata, Cummins, Eaton, Freightliner, Shell Lubricants, Bendix and Yokohama. Each company will be displaying and featuring their ...

Bandit truck racing series sells out again, Proffitt picks up win

More than 6,000 fans were on hand Saturday, April 15 to see Ricky “Rude” Proffitt take the checkered flag at Greenville-Pickens Speedway.
Don't tread on me: Tread pattern's impact on tire lifecycle

Don’t tread on me: Tread pattern’s impact on tire lifecycle

Tire selection is often focused on brand name and application, but tread pattern can have just as much impact on the tire’s lifecycle. “The more rubber ...