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Trump budget calls for drawing private highway funding, more tolls

CCJ Symposium panel: Equipment technology evolving trucking

Full automation is likely to add upwards of $40,000 to the purchase price of a truck, but isn't likely to come in one undigestible chunk. ...

Crime report: Falsified medical exams, CDL fraud scheme update and more

A Missouri man has been charged for allegedly signing off on truckers' medical exams when he was not licensed to do so, two former Detroit ...

CCJ Symposium: Truck Centers of Arkansas director talks ROI for remote diagnostics

Despite that re-subscription rates to remote diagnostic services tend to be low following their initial trial period, Truck Centers of Arkansas Director of Customer Retention ...

Indicators: Tonnage dips again, shippers prefer ‘pop-up fleets’ to rate increases

The dip follows a 1.1 percent dip in March and a similar drop in February. Compared to the same month in 2016, tonnage was down ...

Ryder safety director talks maintenance, truck washing at CCJ Symposium

While a good wash job isn’t part of a truck’s repair process, Ryder Regional Safety Director Tom Fallon says it’s a good indicator to DOT ...

Mack expects truck sales to flourish in ’17, sees mDrive penetration jump

Mack executives offered an industry update to trucking industry press last week.
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Successful Dealer Award nominations due in a week

The countdown to the May 31 deadline to submit nominations for the fifth annual Successful Dealer Award is drawing near, so be sure to ...
KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

Electronic logs and fleet telematics provider KeepTruckin is planning its next moves following an additional $18 million in Series B funding.

Diesel prices continue to meander

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.539, continuing the year’s trend of flat prices.

Senators pen letter pushing for ‘swift action’ from regulators on hair sample drug testing

Failing to meet the deadline, the letter says, has prevented the DOT from allowing hair testing to be a federally approved testing method.

Driver training rule, though finalized by FMCSA, again delayed by Trump order

A January-issued memo from President Trump directing federal agencies to reassess certain regulations has again delayed the effective date of a rule establishing minimum training ...
Aiming for retention: keeping drivers engaged

Aiming for retention: keeping drivers engaged

A number of products are geared up to help fleets improve driver engagement in key facets of work.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Onboarding and tapping into a driver’s first 90 days

As predictive modeling and gamification reach a more mature state within the industry, carriers increasingly are looking at driver onboarding as a growing area of ...

New DTNA boss doesn’t foresee changes to GHG Phase 2, set sights on being work truck leader

An Oregon native, Roger Nielsen began his career with DTNA in the mid-80s and has been chief operating officer since 2001.