ICYMI Index: 6 numbers to catch you up on this week’s trucking news

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Rapid response: Keeptruckin, BigRoad update e-logging software

While many drivers are already familiar with the previous method, the challenge for the next few weeks may be to ignore the violations from their electronic logging applications until developers update the software code. That challenge has already been laid to rest by two developers.

CCJ Innovator: Door 2 Door Organics masters the art of home delivery

In August 2013, Door 2 Door Organics changed the process it uses to route deliveries to increase efficiency and set the stage for continued growth.

amp Trillium opens CNG station in Canton, Ohio

amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, has opened a public access compressed natural gas  station in Canton, Ohio, to serve Frito-Lay North America, the station’s anchor tenant. Frito-Lay North America selected Trillium CNG as a station partner to build public fueling infrastructure to serve its ...

Bridge between N.Y. and N.J., Chicago’s Circle top ATRI’s top 10 highway intersections for freight congestion

After assessing truck-oriented congestion at 250 spots on the U.S. highway system, the ATRI has unveiled a list of the top 10 highway intersections in the country for truck freight congestion. Here's what they found.

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 7

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at CCJDigital.com. Check back every day for an update to the list. No. 7: Navistar sued again for MaxxForce defects A class-action lawsuit in July ...

FMCSA publishes rule eliminating no-defect Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is scheduled to publish Thursday, Dec. 18, a Final Rule that will eliminate the requirement that truck drivers keep and submit Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports when no defects have been found.

Pilot Flying J’s Haslam asks court to dismiss lawsuit against him in fuel rebate case

Just a month after two carriers amended their lawsuits against Pilot Flying J to accuse the company’s head man Jimmy Haslam of leading a scheme to defraud carriers out of owed fuel rebates, Haslam has asked the court to dismiss the complaints against him.

Senate confirms new head of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — a regulatory agency under the Department of Transportation responsible for some trucking-related regulations — has a new head man, coming after nearly a year-long vacancy at the top of the agency.

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 8

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at CCJDigital.com. Check back every day for an update to the list. No. 8: Walmart unveils Peterbilt/Great Dane concept tractor-trailer Walmart turned a lot ...

Rush Truck Centers names its top technician

Erick Lincoln, a 16-year veteran technician of Rush Truck Center in Albuquerque, was named the company's All Around Rodeo Champion Tuesday night.

Eaton announces expanded UltraShift Plus warranty coverage

Eaton has increased the functionality in its lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with enhancements that allow for compatibility with 2-speed axles. Geared primarily to increase the appeal of UltraShift PLUS among vocational customers, especially dump and heavy haul fleets, the new compatibility provides a cost-saving alternative to torque ...

Volvo debuts second “Welcome to my Cab” episode celebrating truckers

Volvo Trucks debuted this week the second installment of its popular “Welcome to My Cab” series recently featuring Tim Baumgartner, owner of a heavy-duty towing operation, and his award-winning “Freedom Flyer,” a patriotic-themed Volvo VNL. Baumgartner, a veteran of the Vietnam War and founder and owner of ...