Articles by CCJ Staff

Voting under way for top military trucking rookie to win Kenworth T680

Public voting opened this week for the top military rookie truck driver in the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” recognition program that will give a Kenworth T680 with a 76-inch sleeper ...

New York to pay trucking companies $44.4 million in tax refunds

The state of New York will begin refunding taxes to trucking companies that enter the state from other states after the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association reached a $44.4 million tax ...

Utility’s heavy-haul dry van

Utility’s 4000D-X Composite TBR (Tall Bottom Rail) dry van trailer is engineered for heavy hauls that often incur added forklift abuse and lower wall rubbing. The thick, rugged aluminum TBR ...

Video: Preventable or Not — Trucker backs trailer into pot hole

Check out the video above to see whether this crash could have been prevented. (Adapted fromCCJ‘s Preventable or Not series.) See more Preventable or Not videos at this link.

Pegasus TransTech unveils new telematics platform

Pegasus TransTech unveiled Thursday its new fleet management and electronic logging software, Transflo Telematics. The new Transflo offering includes data and telematics software for fleet managers, as well as an electronic ...
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Lytx unveils new ‘always-on’ video platform for trucking fleets

DriveCam maker Lytx announced Sept. 29 a new "always-on" video platform for the trucking industry, dubbed Unisyn. The new video telematics platform works side by side with the DriveCam platform, Lytx ...

Advanced Cable Ties’ releasable model

Advanced Cable Ties’ releasable model is suited for a range of cable, wire and hose bundling applications that require easy access to add or remove items and for any application ...

Wabco’s trailer skirt

Wabco’s OptiFlow TrailerSkirt is a lightweight, rigid aerodynamic side skirt for trailers that features a proprietary one-bolt mono clamp technology to facilitate quicker installation. The skirt is designed to enhance ...

Reefer fleet uses stainless steel seal guards on trailers

Tribe Transportation, based in Gainesville, Ga., will continue its use of Transport Security’s Enforcer stainless steel seal guard lock for its trailers, the company announced Tuesday. The lock is designed to ...

Truckstop.com launches new Rate Analysis system

Truckstop.com has announced the launch of its new Rate Analysis system that gathers market data on rates in real time to determine the best rate for a given lane. The cloud-based ...

Navistar says its SuperTruck project obliterated DOE goals

Navistar on Wednesday announced its SuperTruck demonstration vehicle, CatalIST, achieved a freight efficiency improvement of 104 percent – more than double the 50 percent goal set by the U.S. Department ...

Utility launching new, lighter flatbed trailer

­ Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is introducing a new flatbed trailer built on an updated 4000A platform. Larry Roland, director of marketing for Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., says the 4000AE flatbed replaces steel ...

Mack’s “The Horn” video wins four awards

Mack Trucks’ “The Horn” video recently took home four bronze Telly Awards, the premier award honoring the finest video and film productions and online commercials, video and films, awards during its ...

Truck-less freight system prototype introduced by Texas A&M

Texas A&M University earlier this month unveiled a plan 18 years in the works for a truck-less freight movement system. University officials and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott introduced the Freight Shuttle System, an ...

Gates’ heavy-duty belts

Gates’ FleetRunner Micro-V Belts feature advanced compounds and specially formulated adhesion gum layers that help them to withstand the high heat conditions of modern diesel engines. Gates Corp., www.gates.com