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Transport America named 2016 CCJ Innovator of the Year

Former trainer sues CRST in wake of alleged racial discrimination, harassment

A current owner-operator and former CRST Expedited driver trainer has filed a lawsuit against CRST claiming his boss regularly harassed him because of his skin ...

Crime report: Fraudulent overweight state permits, illegal operation of a trucking company

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each: Ohio ...

Grand Island Express, Halvor Lines choose Stay Metrics platform for drivers

Stay Metrics announced that Grand Island Express and Halvor Lines are now using a custom-fit driver rewards, research and engagement platform from Stay Metrics to ...

NTSB begins finalizing report on fatal 2014 Illinois crash, findings include egregious HOS violations, falsified logs

The National Transportation Safety Board held a meeting Tuesday to determine a 2014 crash's probable cause in order to finalize a report on and issue ...

Suppressed diesel prices slowing adoption of natgas trucks

With diesel prices hovering near $2, and having dropped each of the past 13 weeks, sales of natural gas-powered Class 8 trucks have followed the downward course. With diesel ...

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood, 7 others indicted on fraud charges in fuel rebate scheme

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood has been indicted on several counts of various fraud and conspiracy charges stemming from Pilot Flying J’s widespread ...

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Marten ordered to pay $51k to driver fired after string of incidents

Marten Transport, No. 50 in the CCJ Top 250, has been ordered by a federal court to pay former driver Cedric Sinkfield $51,167 in back ...

Cummins diagnostics app now available through Geotab system

Geotab and Cummins announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management system. Geotab is among the first telematics ...

Rates report: Reefer ticks up to start year, flatbed and van continue to sag

Spot market rates in all three segments in January continued their trend of lackluster showings, with van and flatbed both falling a few cents per ...

U.S. diesel price falls for 13th straight week, hovers at $2 a gallon

Diesel prices stayed slightly above the $2 threshold another week after dropping 2.3 cents last week to $2.008 per gallon, according to the Department of ...

New LTL giant XPO suing competitor YRC, alleges carrier poached executives, company secrets; YRC calls claims ‘meritless’

XPO Logistics (No. 12 on the CCJ Top 250), who recently purchased Con-way Inc. (No. 6), is suing less-than-truckload competitor YRC Worldwide (No. 4) over ...

Bendix Brakes relaunching Fleet MetLok brand for severe-duty applications

Bendix Brakes is relaunching its Fleet MetLok product line of disc brake pads and rotors designed specifically for use in severe-duty applications. Bendix says the Fleet MetLok line has ...

Volkswagen’s plans for heavy duty expansion may not be dead after all

Volkswagen is every bit Public Enemy Number One that John Dillinger ever was. The Environmental Protection Agency has the German automaker firmly, and deservedly, in its ...

Carriers allowed to use wireless rechargeable lights during towing, FMCSA says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted an exemption to allow motor carriers to use rechargeable wireless temporary stop, turn and tail lights during ...