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Articles by CCJ Staff

Freedom’s pre-filters for Mack CH, CL models

Freedom Air Filters’ pre-filter pair for Mack’s CH and CL models is engineered to prevent larger particles of debris such as grain chaff, rubber, dirt and sand from getting into ...

Purkeys’ continuous battery charger

Purkeys’ 100-amp Pack Accelerated Charger is designed to charge batteries safely and keep them at a good state. The charger is engineered to be compatible with both AGM and flooded-cell ...

Top 250 fleet acquired by equity firm

Lakeland, Fla.-based Sunco Carriers, doing business as Watkins Refrigerated (No. 250 on the CCJ Top 250), has been acquired by private equity firm KJM Capital, the firm announced Tuesday. The ...

Navistar opens truck reconditioning center outside Chicago

Navistar recently christened its Used Truck Reconditioning Center in Melrose Park, Ill., where the company also plans to relocate its nearby International Used Truck Sales Center in the new year. The ...

Great Dane adds features to aluminum flatbed line

Great Dane is adding the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers, the company announced Thursday. The JOST AX150 Alumilight ...
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EEOC files lawsuit against major fleet for alleged illegal denial of employment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently filed a lawsuit against one of the country's largest carriers, alleging the fleet did not hire a U.S. Air Force veteran as a truck ...

Video: 360-view of the new electric Class 8 Nikola One tractor

Nikola, a new truck maker founded this year, unveiled last week its first tractor, a hydrogen-electric powered truck with 1,000-hp and zero emissions from the tailpipe, the company says. The ...

Galeton’s rubber-coated knit gloves

Galeton’s Otterback 3/4 Nitrile Palm Coated Knit Gloves have breathable backs to facilitate added comfort and flexibility. Nitrile synthetic rubber coating is engineered for handling small, oily and wet parts ...

Mack Trucks concludes first NASCAR season

This season, official with the kickoff of the Daytona 500 in February, Mack Trucks became the official hauler of NASCAR and provided racing's governing body with 10 custom-designed Mack Pinnacle model trucks that ...

USA Truck increasing detention, short haul pay

USA Truck (No. 57 on the CCJ Top 250) will soon begin paying higher rates for detention time and short haul. It will also increase performance bonus potential for its ...

Averitt Express donates $10k to American Red Cross for East Tenn. disaster relief

Averitt Express (No. 21 on the CCJ Top 250) recently donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help relief efforts on East Tennessee following recent wildfires and tornadoes. The donation ...

Swift outfitting thousands of trucks with FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit

Swift Transportation, country’s largest truckload carrier, will outfit approximately 40 percent of its 18,000 truck fleet with FlowBelow's aerodynamic Tractor AeroKit System next year, the company announced Tuesday.  Swift first tested the Tractor AeroKit ...

Enforcement blitz ongoing this week in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio

This week, motor carrier officers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio will turn their attention to the I-94 corridor and other major highways for “Eyes on 94,” an enforcement effort targeting ...

Bill Shuster to again head House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in next Congress

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has again been elected by House Republicans to chair the U.S. House of Representatives' Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 115th Congress, which spans from January ...

Video: Preventable or not — Foggy morning leads to rural highway crash

Check out the video above to see whether this situation could have been prevented and take the quiz below to see how much you know about avoiding weather-related accidents.