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

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 ...

Goodyear names three drivers as finalists in annual Highway Hero award

All three trucker finalists aided motorists in need along the highway after crashes. The winner will be named next month.

Tech Toolbox: Geofencing lets fleets track truck location, manage detention time and keep tabs on drivers

This lets fleets alert customers when a driver arrives at his destination to reduce detention time and charges and track the total time a driver ...

Trucker Tools’ Load Track now integrated with MercuryGate TMS

Load Track brings automation to the shipment lifecycle of carriers, freight brokers, freight forwarders, 3PLs and shippers that use the MercuryGate TMS.

Omnitracs, Peloton announce platooning partnership

Peloton will begin filling pre-orders of its flagship platooning product for Class 8 trucks this year.

The trucking revolution will be live-streamed

If you have a truck built around 2010 or later, it’s already online.

Tech Toolbox: Mapping to show your drivers the way and know they’ve arrived

Real-time fleet and map data can help carriers evaluate capacity, improve fuel use and optimize routes. Carriers can also track vehicle location and diagnostic data ...