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Driver wages overtake fuel as carriers’ most costly expense in 2015

TMW Systems, PeopleNet show ‘game changing’ tech for fleets, drivers

Chris Gallup chooses two words to describe how his business once used information systems: “Stone Age.” That was two years ago. “We were fragmented. We didn’t have our ...

Diesel prices continue steady downward trend

The U.S.’ average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.382. Two regions saw slight upticks in price, while all other regions dropped ...

Trucking entities mostly support under-21 military driver pilot program, safety orgs oppose

With the public comment period for FMCSA's pilot program for under-21 truckers closed, here's a look at where major trucking organizations -- and safety groups ...

Truck-less freight system prototype introduced by Texas A&M

University officials and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott introduced the Freight Shuttle System, an electric, elevated railway network that transports loaded trailers without the tractors from ...

Bankruptcy by major maritime carrier Hanjin creates tangled mess for trucking; feds investigating price gouging

Trucking and other industries are attempting to untangle the chaotic chain reaction created when South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy Aug. 31.

With speed limiter rule proposed, proponents and opponents of mandate state their cases

An in-depth look at the key arguments made by advocates of a speed limiter mandate for the trucking industry -- and the arguments posed by ...
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Lytx shares one-year results from in-cab system that detects distracted driving

Swift Transportation, YRC, Melton Truck Lines, and Cargo Transporters are among the names in trucking who’ve adopted ActiveVision.

Indiana steel company gets hours, equipment exemptions for on-site coil transport

ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor received the exemptions from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after it requested them in March. The company’s internal logistics drivers can ...

Bill to cut excise tax on natural gas trucks introduced in House, Senate

A bill has been introduced in both chambers of Congress that is intended to make the prospect of buying alternative fuel trucks more attractive for ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker hits illegally parked car

Trucker John Doe hit a car parked illegally. Could he have prevented the accident? Watch this video to find out.

What’s in an ETA? Tech helps fleets gain an upper hand in e-commerce

Increasingly, shippers are asking for more visibility of their shipments at every stage, from the point of sale to the “final mile” delivery.

Highlights from Hannover: Takeaways from major IAA trucking show

Global truck and bus manufacturers and industry suppliers showcased a wide range of innovations at IAA 2016, the world’s largest trucking trade show held biennially ...

International set to become first OEM to make collision mitigation standard with intro of new tractor

International Truck is slated to become the first OEM to make a collision mitigation system standard equipment when the Lisle, Ill. truck-maker unveils its LT ...

Senate skips hours fix in bill aimed at preventing government shutdown

Reports indicated lawmakers would use the bill to fix a “legislative glitch” initiated last December that could remove the 34-hour restart from hours-of-service regulations, meaning ...