Articles by CCJ Staff

Meritor releases updated aftermarket front axle catalogs

Meritor has released an updated aftermarket catalogs for its front axle product portfolio and its Euclid front axle offering. The completely revamped catalogs cover the full line of Meritor and Euclid ...

Bendix hits reman brake milestone

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has topped the 4-million-unit production milestone since the company opened its 74,000-square-foot Huntington, Ind., plant in the fall of 2012. The facility handles ...

Trucking’s Top Rookie contest nominations open until late next month

The nomination period for the annual Trucking's Top Rookie contest is open now until June 24. The award, named in honor of the late Mike O’Connell, recognizes the best professional truck ...

Freightliner Data Code now available for Hadley’s electronic control system on new 6×4 trucks

Daimler Trucks North America is now offering Hadley's SmartValve (Data Code 888-082) as an optional replacement for standard leveling valves on new 6x4 trucks. SmartValve was introduced as a retrofit in 2013 ...

New York City to pay $14 million to trucking companies over alleged traffic ticket scheme

New York City has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit with the New York Trucking and Delivery Association alleging a parking ticket scheme with a payout of $14 million ...

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ATA Recognizes Five Allied Members for Support of Advocacy Efforts

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Ryder launches two new leasing options

Ryder System, Inc. Monday announced the launch of two new commercial vehicle lease products, allowing customers interested in leasing to choose from three different, flexible “Ryder ChoiceLease” maintenance options: Full Service, ...

Flip placard card system creator Abe Samuels retires at 95 from Labelmaster

Abe Samuels, creator of the Spacemaster flip placard system seen on trailers today, is retiring after 40 years with Labelmaster at the age of 95. Samuels developed the flip placard system ...

Major trucking players partner to create parking app to be available later this year

A new mobile app expected to launch late this summer is aimed at helping truck drivers to find truck parking information and available parking spaces. The Park My Truck app is ...

Purkeys’ liftgate tester

Purkeys’ Liftgate Double Check is designed to test liftgate charging systems by allowing fleets to simulate loads, even if a trailer is not available, to ensure there is no issue ...

FMCSA shuts down Kentucky-based driver after failed field sobriety test, unauthorized passengers

A Kentucky-based truck driver has been effectively shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for a bevy of violations, including a failed field sobriety test. William R. Eichhorn was ...

New Kenworth dealership opens in Phoenix

Inland Kenworth has opened a new $23 million dealership in Tolleson, Ariz., near Phoenix, that features a 47-bay service shop and a 21,500 square-foot parts department. The 110,000 square-foot facility is ...

Preventable or not? Trucker avoids accident, ditches trailer

Softly humming the “Backhaul Blues,” doubles driver John Doe peered intently through a veil of rain that somewhat limited his view of Pennington Parkway, a four-lane highway with a grassy ...

Mack testing zero-emission capable drayage trucks

In partnership with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), Mack Trucks says it will demonstrate two zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development ...

Washington insiders get hands-on with Bendix driver assist features

Legislators, regulators and advocacy and industry group leaders participated this week in a demonstration by Bendix in Washington, D.C., experiencing advanced safety technologies from inside a truck and school bus. Bendix ...

BorgWarner’s remanufactured turbos

BorgWarner’s expanded Reman turbocharger line for trucking fleets and operators of agricultural and construction equipment is engineered to combine the quality of an OEM turbocharger with the competitiveness of a ...