Medical board’s rec’s to FMCSA on sleep apnea could preview rule

Indicators: Tonnage continues to fall, spot market freight dips

Freight tonnage for the for-hire trucking industry slipped again in July. The spot market also saw a decline in freight volume. More numbers here...

International offering full Bendix wheel-end package on range of heavy-duty trucks

International Trucks is now offering a full wheel-end bundle from Bendix on a range of its medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Crime report: Texas drug tester debarred, more on Florida CDL test scheme

A Florida man pleaded guilty in relation to a Florida CDL testing scheme, and the owner of a Texas drug testing company was debarred by ...

Diesel prices jump 6.6 cents in most recent week

Despite the 7-cent increase in the region, the cheapest fuel can still be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.249 per gallon.

Phase 2 puts trucking in familiar yet unchartered water

It would take more than 60 of today's generation clean diesel trucks to equal the emissions from a single truck built before 1990. That and ...

Peterbilt adds Bendix Wingman Fusion to Models 579, 567

Wingman Fusion is built on the Bendix ESP full stability system, advancing and integrating technologies from previous Bendix collision mitigation systems.

Hendrickson’s SOFTEK NXT suspension now an option on Pete models 579, 567

SOFTEK NXT highlights a new, integrated clamp group and monoleaf spring design which are key design features for enhanced ride and handling characteristics.

Making the most of e-log data: tech tools give fleets, drivers instant advice

One of the challenges of using e-logs is being able to predict when, where and how much time drivers will have available to plan load ...

Annual brake inspection blitz set for September

CVSA says inspectors will be looking for “loose or missing parts, air or hydraulic fluid leaks, worn linings, pads, drums or rotors, and other faulty ...

FMCSA seeking feedback on pilot program for under-21, military-trained truckers

The proposed program would allow a limited number of military-trained drivers between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate ...

Flooding suspends hours regs in Louisiana for truckers carrying emergency and relief loads

Truckers involved in carrying emergency and relief loads in Louisiana can operate outside of hours of service rules. Details here.

This week’s Great American Trucking Show to feature driver recruiting pavilion, CCJ Market Movers and more

From CCJ Market Movers to the Randall-Reilly Recruiting Pavilion and more, GATS will offer plenty for fleets to participate in and learn from.

Volvo upgrading factory oil fill in new engines

VDS-4.5 is compatible with and can be used in older, previous emissions-level engines. 138621

Preventable or not? Van crosses median, hits truck

Trucker John Doe tried to take evasive action when another truck crossed the median of the divided highway, but both vehicles were crunched. Was this ...