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DOT establishes driver training standards for entry-level truckers, adds registry of approved trainers

Indicators: Driver turnover rates continue to fall, e-commerce spurs freight

Sluggish freight in the third quarter depressed driver turnover rates. E-commerce freight the last five weeks, however, has driven climbing rates inbound to major distribution ...

ERoad adds IFTA Easy File feature to platform

The new feature is designed to reduce the time to file quarterly IFTA returns.

New PrePass locations open in Calif., Wis., and Wyo.

HELP, Inc., announced that PrePass-approved trucks are now eligible for weigh station pre-clearance and bypass at three new locations.

Bridgestone joins Peterbilt, Cummins on SuperTruck II project

The company says the prototype tires are expected to increase fuel efficiency by up to 6 percent through a 30 percent decrease in rolling resistance ...

Navistar opens truck reconditioning center outside Chicago

The Reconditioning Center examines International's certified used truck reconditioning process.

Collaborative dealer network propels Daimler to market share lead in Mexico

  Daimler Trucks North America has steadily grown its market share in recent years to become the Class 8 market leader in Canada and the United ...
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Carrier consensus on speed limiter mandate: 65 mph and retroactive; truckers remain ‘vehemently’ opposed

60 mph? 65? Though the majority of commenters who filed formal feedback with the U.S. DOT on its proposal to mandate speed governors in the ...

House passes bill directing future of 34-hour restart

For the bill to become law and the 34-hour restart issue to be resolved, the Senate must still pass the bill and President Obama must ...

Great Dane adds features to aluminum flatbed line

Great Dane’s new rear axle sliding, front axle fixed suspension option is now available on the 53-foot Freedom XP flatbed along with the JOST AX150 ...

Unlocking MPG: new tech helps fleets, drivers reach max fuel potential

Vnomics says fleets see their mpg improve by an average of nine percent in the first 12 months of deploying True Fuel and save $160 ...

EEOC files lawsuit against major fleet for alleged illegal denial of employment

Stevens Transport allegedly told Bill Brown he could not be hired “per company policy” because of the medication he takes to control his bipolar disorder. ...

Video: 360-view of the new electric Class 8 Nikola One tractor

A 360-degree look at the new Nikola One, a hydrogen-electric powered Class 8 tractor that touts 1,000-hp and zero tailpipe emissions.

11k warnings, citations issued to truckers during Safe Driver Week

The top five warnings and citations issued to commercial drivers during the enforcement blitz were moving violations (56.7 percent of the 11,182 warnings and citations), ...

Trucking Moves America Forward surpasses 3,000 members

TMAF raised $1.2 million in donations in 2016, as well as between $3 million and $5 million in what the group called "in-kind" services, such ...