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Autonomous truck makes first commercial delivery

The quest for a CDL Part VI: It’s go time

I plan to spend most of my last two days of training in reverse.

Indicators: Trucking Conditions improve as capacity tightens

August was the second straight month the index climbed, and FTR projects the trend to continue through 2017 as new trucking regulations restrict capacity and ...

XPO sells truckload business to TransForce a year after acquiring Con-way

XPO Logistics (No. 3 in the CCJ Top 250) announced it has sold its truckload business --the bulk of which came via a October 2015 ...

Netradyne expands driver safety platform with new visibility, insights

Netradyne has added traffic light detection, relative speed determination and pedestrian identification to its driver safety platform

New online service streamlines driver application process for fleets

Carriers that use the service can customize their own employment application and will receive a unique link to the application to post on the company’s ...

DOT forming advisory committee for autonomous transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced this week he will establish an advisory committee on automated transportation, meant to help regulators frame policy ...

SAF-Holland debuts lighter trailer suspension, enhanced automatic fifth wheel lighting system

SAF-Holland has launched four new products this year and plans upwards of six more next year, according to Jeff Peterson, SAF-Holland marketing manager.

Complying with FSMA: an update of options for motor carriers

Technology has become an important part of motor carrier strategies to comply with new shipper requirements for food transport.

FMCSA committees formally recommend requiring truckers with high BMI to be screened for sleep apnea

Truck operators with a Body Mass Index of 40 or higher would be flagged for sleep apnea screening if the recommendations are made law. Truckers ...

FMCSA further eases regulations for military vets transitioning to trucking

The exemption allows state driver licensing agencies (SDLAs) to choose whether or not to waive the knowledge test for qualified learner’s permit and CDL applicants. ...

Cyberattacks: the biggest threat to automated trucking

Increasingly, the transportation industry is using IoT technology to expand connectivity across entire supply chains.

Federal investigators looking into California truck-bus crash that killed 13

NTSB sent a “Go Team” to the crash site Sunday afternoon, and in a Tuesday afternoon update, investigators said the tread depth on the steer ...

Nominations sought for Driver of the Year awards

Carriers can nominate their top drivers for the annual awards here. The annual contest is hosted by the Truckload Carriers Association, Overdrive and Truckers News. ...

FTC: Groups fraudulently posed as DOT reps to scam owner-ops out of nearly $20M

The motor carrier services companies sent “robocalls, emails and text messages that create and reinforce the false impression that they are, or are affiliated with, ...