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Poll: Has your fleet adopted electronic logging devices?

Polls: ELD compliance among fleets hovering around 70 percent as deadline looms

With just days remaining for carriers and drivers to transition from paper logs to electronic logging devices to comply with the federal government’s mandate, adoption ...

Online registry of DOT-approved med examiners down due to technical issues

The online tool that truck drivers use to find a U.S. DOT-certified examiner to obtain their medical certification is indefinitely down, according to a memo ...

Cummins Westport L9N, B6.7N natural gas engines get EPA certification

For 2018, the L9N and B6.7N will be available as a first-fit option from leading bus and truck manufacturers.

Peterbilt adds rear disc brakes to Model 579

Peterbilt introduced the Model 579 in 2012 with front disc brakes.

New research shows experienced drivers less satisfied with pay in 2017

A study by Stay Metrics found the retention advantage of experienced drivers is eroding due to dissatisfaction with pay.

Indicators: Market conditions swing heavily toward carriers, shippers ‘clamoring for trucks’

Carriers “should be prepared for big changes -- and big opportunities," in the coming year, says FTR's Jonathan Starks. Also, spot market momentum remained in ...
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Bill in Congress would require side underride guards on trailers, bolster rear guards

The lawmakers introducing the legislation say a side underride guard mandate would save hundreds of lives a year. ATA contends that, while the guards could ...

5 days until ELD compliance deadline: Here’s how factory-fit telematics systems work with ELDs

Most truck makers are not in the ELD business — at least not yet — but their investments in remote diagnostics and telematics can pay ...

St. Peters tech wins Rush Truck Center rodeo

Justin Euler of Rush Truck Center – St. Peters took home total winnings of $18,000.

Test drives: a year in review

This year, I logged 62,781 air miles en route to trucking events across the U.S., Canada and Mexico and many of those miles were ticked en ...

Operation Safe Driver Week results in nearly 39,000 warnings, citations for truckers

During the week, officers issued a total of 59,193 warnings and citations to both commercial and passenger vehicle drivers for unsafe driving behaviors, including state ...

FMCSA to grant 90-day exemption from ELD mandate for short-term rental trucks

FMCSA has informed the Truck Renting and Leasing Association that it plans to grant a 90-day extension of compliance with the federal electronic logging device ...

More than 400,000 Freightliner, Western Star trucks recalled

DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.

Zonar completes ELD data transfer test with FMCSA

TThe successful test meets the ELD mandate requirement for drivers to transmit log data electronically while roadside to FMCSA’s ELD monitoring software.
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