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Taking the good with the bad: Truck-related fatalities down, but injury crashes on the rise

Chevy puts $40k sticker price on re-entry into cabover market

The new trucks, based on Isuzu’s N-Series, are offered in regular-cab and crew-cab body styles, with either a 6.0L V-8 gas engine, a 3.0L turbo-diesel ...

Usage based insurance: Gorilla Safety co-founders see an opportunity for fleets

Gorilla Safety founders believe the system will be used by insurance companies to create usage based insurance (UBI) programs to more quickly reward fleets for ...

Carrier wins Colorado case brought by drivers wanting overtime pay, breaks

The drivers say they should have received overtime pay and breaks for the repeating schedule they worked. The court, however, ruled the truckers are interstate ...

Bevy of industry suppliers available for Insider Roundtables at CCJ’s Spring Symposium

The Insider Roundtables will allow fleet representatives to discuss issues they face, products, services and more with trucking-related companies during the annual event.

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker slams into jack-knifed rig in heavy snow

In the start of a new video series of preventable or not scenarios, test your knowledge on whether these weather-related accidents could have been prevented.

In light of delays by DOT, Senate bill calls for quick action on speed limiters

For nearly two years, the DOT has issued a report each month indicating the rule is weeks away from publication. Despite those reports, the rule's ...

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Taking Maintenance ‘In-House’ Pays Off for Wallis Transport

Two years ago, Wallis Transportation stopped outsourcing the maintenance of its truck fleet. Instead, the Cuba, Missouri-based company made the investment to bring that work…

WABCO, Cummins ink air-compressor deal

WABCO now becomes the exclusive supplier to Cummins in North America for air compressors applied in trucks, buses and industrial equipment.

Utility Trailer making milestones in the wake of devastation

Glade Spring is the hometown of Leo Shoals, who won the Minor League baseball Triple Crown in 1951 with a then-and-short-lived record of 55 home ...

Truck makers report declining truck orders, falling revenues in first quarter

Daimler, Volvo and Paccar all reported a drop in sales and revenues compared to the same quarter last year.

DOT holding public meetings on potential sleep apnea rule for trucking industry

The FMCSA is looking to gather more information on the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among truck drivers and its potential consequences on the industry.

Is a heavier Class 3 Sprinter on tap?

Considering Mercedes' Sprinter 4x4 and Metris were each brought stateside following European launches, it's not beyond reason to expect Sprinter to offer the heavier Class ...

FMCSA hosting roundtable on broker solvency, ability to pay carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host next month an informal roundtable discussion about property broker's and freight forwarder's ability to meet their payment ...

CVSA seeks to define parameters of ‘e-inspections’

With several variatns of “wireless” or “electronic” inspections being deployed in real-world testing today, CVSA established an ad hoc committee “to consider the creation of ...

New wide-base heavy haul tire from Roadmaster

Designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications, the Roadmaster RM332 WB has a specially designed rib-type tread pattern to withstand heavy haul driving, ...