innovators

Transport America named 2016 CCJ Innovator of the Year

CCJ a finalist for prominent Jesse H. Neal editorial award

CCJ has been named a finalist for a Jesse H. Neal business-to-business media award in the category of Best Subject-Related Integrated Package for its Trucking's ...

Trucking adds 1,500 jobs in January, U.S. unemployment drops slightly

The for-hire trucking industry in January added 1,500 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Labor Department’s monthly preliminary employment report. January’s total employment ...

Removable modular system can convert drop frame trailers to auto haulers

In a partnership with Kentucky Trailer, RAD Auto Transport Modules has developed on line of removable equipment for drop frame trailer vans, which allows them to ...

Preventable or not? Doe cut off at the pass – well, not quite

During lunch at Union 76, some of the guys at the far table were arguing about who had the best country-western guitar. Trucker John Doe ...

Bill seeks to rein in states’ ability to regulate hours-of-service, driver pay

A bill unveiled in the U.S. House’s Transportation Committee this week seeks to restrict state’s ability to regulate truckers’ on-duty time, such as required rest ...

Trucking coalition reiterates: FMCSA’s issuance of Safety Fitness rule violates federal law

An ad hoc coalition of motor carrier groups is urging Congress to act on what it sees is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s violation of ...

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Innovations in autonomous steering on the horizon

By a wide margin, vehicular autonomy is probably the sexiest innovation ongoing in trucking. The George Orwell-factor of a truck actively involved in the decision-making process if ...

Walmart driver pleads not guily to manslaughter charges in Tracy Morgan crash

The truck driver involved in the accident that killed one man and injured comedian Tracy Morgan in June of 2014 pleaded not guilty to all ...

Sleep apnea ‘pre-rule’ clears White House, set for publication

An effort by the U.S. DOT to collect data to gauge how many truck drivers have obstructive sleep apnea and what impact a sleep apnea ...

Fleets say Comdata’s hotel network removes a ‘frustration point’ for drivers

FleetCor Technologies was already a fuel card provider when it bought Comdata from Ceridian in November, 2014, for the sum of $3.45 billion. It gained something ...

Indicators: Fleets ‘on solid ground’; freight gets post-storm boost

CCJ's Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more. Survey says...fleets bullish on 2016: The 48 ...

Going mobile: fleet cards becoming obsolete

Judging by the money it takes to acquire electronic payment providers, the technology has a bright future in the fleet market. As two examples, WEX purchased ...

Court strikes down out-of-state N.Y. truck decal fees

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has won its class action lawsuit against New York after a state trial court ruled its Highway Use Registration and ...

Eaton adds vocational coverage to Fuller Advantage series

Eaton has expanded coverage of its Fuller Advantage series automated overdrive models to vocational applications. Initially launched in other applications in 2013, Evan Vijithakumara, product strategy ...