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FMCSA’s Darling bids farewell to trucking, says industry is ‘linchpin’ of U.S. economy

ConversionU adds 46 new online driver training modules

The company says the new modules include courses that allow students to study and pass their CDL exam.

Crime report: Fleet owner arrested for $1M in unpaid tolls, Pa. medical examiner suspended

The owner of a New Jersey trucking company was arrested for having more than $1 million in unpaid tolls and administrative fees over a 13-month ...

Indicators: Conditions for carriers improve, as do rates

Market conditions for trucking companies improved slightly in November, according to the Trucking Conditions Index from FTR. Conditions -- and rates -- could be poised ...

Truck sales close 2016 just under 250,000 units

The North American Class 8 retail sales forecast was widely revised as many as three times last year, down from 260,000 units to 250,000 to ...

Wide base 385 steer tires now available on Kenworth T370s spec’d with heavier axles

The tires can now be ordered for the company's heaviest non-drive front axles – rated at 16,000, 18,000 and 20,000 pounds.

Truck parking debate hangs over DOT move to expand rest area services

NATSO claims expanding rest area services -- even extra vending machines -- would hurt truck stops. Driver advocacy groups, however, filed comments saying if the ...

Band of large carriers asks FMCSA to allow them to drug test via hair instead of urine

The carriers who filed the petition with FMCSA say the duplicate testing is expensive and unnecessary. 2015's FAST Act allows the agency to accept hair ...

Used truck values dropped more than 20% last year

Last year's annual losses translate to an overall monthly loss of about 2.5 percent, beating J.D. Power and Associates' early estimate of 3 to 5 ...

Large section of I-84 in Oregon remains closed, portion of I-90 in Washington shut down until Thursday

Winter Storm Kori has caused the closure of more than 250 miles of I-84 in Oregon in each direction, as well as a section of ...

Diesel remains at 18-month high despite recent dip

Despite the drop, diesel prices are still higher than any point in 2016. The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now ...

Mack adding rolling start and auto neutral to mDRIVE transmission

Last year, Mack says mDRIVE and mDRIVE HD penetration reached record levels in Pinnacle Axle Back and Granite models sold in the U.S. and Canada.

FMCSA selecting random carriers to submit driver drug testing results for 2016

FMCSA says companies are already being notified and are required to complete the annual survey by March 15.

Penske making collision avoidance, air disc brakes standard in rental fleet

Penske has ordered more than 2,000 commercial semi-trucks from Freightliner, Volvo and Navistar with the new spec.

State of emergency relaxes hours regs for certain drivers in Oklahoma

Hours of service relief applies to drivers providing direct assistance to the "restoration of essential services" such as electrical, sewer, water and telecommunications, and for ...