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Legislation introduced in House to delay ELD mandate two years

Looking at the future of looking backward

As video resolution improves – and it's already pretty excellent – the reasons to implement this kind of thing shrink.

Trucking revenue could top $1 trillion annually within 5 years, ATA report projects

Revenue associated with truck transport is projected to top $1 trillion by 2024, according to the American Trucking Association's 2017-2028 Freight Transportation Forecast report.

Crum Trucking to install Vnomics fuel optimizing system

The Vnomics True Fuel units will be installed in the company’s Volvo tractors, the majority of which are equipped with Cummins engines.

Preventable or not? Driver’s U-turn goes awry

As truck driver John Doe attempted a wide U-turn from the left lane, he struck a car that had pulled up next to him in ...

Trailer orders jump for seventh consecutive month

Trailer production rose 5 percent from May primarily in the dry and refrigerated van sectors and reduced the overall backlog by 6 percent.

New online tool from FMCSA allows ELD manufacturers to test roadside file transfer

The ELD rule requires manufacturers to be equipped with either local connectivity options (Bluetooth or USB 2.0 port) or cloud transfer methods (wireless web service ...
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Indicators: Truck tonnage dipped from May in June, but up year over year

“After such a large spike in May, it was not surprising to see the index give back some of those gains in June,” said ATA ...

Congress may attempt to alter or delay ELD mandate

Efforts are underway in Congress to alter or delay the federal government's electronic logging device mandate, particularly as it pertains to smaller carriers.

Omnitracs certifies IVG platform for ELD mandate

Omnitracs’ Intelligent Vehicle Gateway (IVG) is now registered with the FMCSA on their self-certification list.

House set to take up bill that exempts carriers from state laws on driver breaks, delays ELD mandate for livestockers

The House’s Appropriations Committee late Monday stamped approval via a 31-20 vote on a bill that would exempt carriers and drivers from state laws requiring ...

Accuride making Steel Armor coating available on aftermarket

Accuride's ProFinish process achieves consistent filiform coating thickness under the 3.5 mils required by OEM standards. 

Test drive: International’s CatalIST Super Truck

The only thing more eye-popping than the aesthetics of Navistar's CatalIST Super Truck project is its $7 million price tag – more than the GDP ...

Indicators: Spot market freight soared in June

Load availability climbed 24 percent in June from May, according to the DAT Index, and was up 57 percent from last June.

Diesel prices hover around $2.50 per gallon

Prices increased in all but two regions during the week, with the most significant increase coming in the Midwest region, where prices rose by 1.7 ...