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Volvo’s SuperTruck is part evolution, part revolution

FMCSA clarifies ELD mandate’s ‘grandfather’ clause and potential issues with non-compliant ELDs

FMCSA last week issued new guidance for carriers on the looming compliance date for the agency's ELD mandate, addressing the use of older devices and ...

Predicting driver turnover: the model sends a message

Drivers may not be aware of the kinds of data that can be used to predict turnover. Some predictive models give drivers a chance to ...

2016 set record for vehicle miles traveled, FHWA reports

The year’s 3.2 trillion vehicle miles traveled is 87.5 billion more miles than were traveled in 2015, FHWA reports.

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in January, index hints at positive momentum for rates

Hopes for a turnaround in the soft trucking environment remain as tonnage rose in January and line haul rates saw their best year-over-year numbers in ...

DOT policies on Mexican carriers, cross-border trucking face challenges in Congress, courts

While Congress eyes tightening the criteria for Mexican carriers entering the U.S. as part of an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a ...

Penske to pay drivers $750k to settle prominent lawsuit over California-required breaks

Two and a half years after the case produced a landmark court decision, Penske Logistics has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a class action ...
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Diesel continues streak of flat pricing

The country's average diesel price has remained with a 3-cent window to this point in 2017.

Lytx signs 900+ fleets to video-based DriveCam safety program in 2016

Lytx announced that it maintained a 65 percent market share – five times that of its closest competitor--in 2016

CarriersEdge adds driver surveys to online training platform

The CarriersEdge platform has customized driver surveys that fleets can use to gain insight into driver satisfaction

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 ...

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

Prominent trucking groups have united in urging Elaine Chao, the new Secretary of Transportation, to order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to rescind a ...

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 ...