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Articles by Jeff Crissey

Jeff Crissey is the Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. In his role, Crissey is responsible for maintaining the excellent print editorial product, improving online audience development and increasing CCJ readers' knowledge of business and safety-related industry issues. Crissey holds a Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University and has been a member of Randall-Reilly Publishing's editorial staff for 14 years, where his coverage of industry topics has earned numerous regional and national awards over the years.

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable ...

Good riddance SFD rule: FMCSA withdrawal underscores CSA’s lingering problems

"What made FMCSA think it was ready to move ahead with the SFD proposal in the first place? Pulling the proposal off the table shows ...
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Lyboldt, Penner outline priorities for TCA

Lyboldt, who enters his second year as the association’s president, outlined four areas of focus that will guide TCA going forward to support its member ...

Trucking economist projects positive near-term outlook

The short-term economic outlook is positive, but political risk factors threaten to destabilize economic growth, said Eric Starks, chairman and CEO of FTR, during the ...

TCA panel explores the future of autonomous trucking

The building blocks for autonomous vehicles are on the road today in the form of existing safety systems and advanced driver assistance systems, but it ...

Seeing Machines signs 750-truck deal with refrigerated carrier, partners with MiX Telematics

Seeing Machines, a provider of in-cab camera technology to track driver fatigue and distraction, announced it signed a multi-year service agreement with a large North ...

Karlgaard talks Trump, tech disruptors at TCA conference

U.S. economic growth averaging just under 2 percent since the end of the recession has resulted in three trillion dollars’ worth of economic activity that ...

Kretsinger, Hamilton, Sieczkarski receive TCA honors

The Truckload Carriers Association recognized three individuals with awards during its Monday morning general session at its 79th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn.:   Kretsinger awarded TCA’s ...

Bison’s Pitzel: Safety is more than compliance

How does your company approach driver safety? If you’re simply using a drivers’ Compliance Safety Accountability performance data and training them to be compliant, that’s ...

Nielsen named head of DTNA

Daimler AG has appointed Roger Nielsen president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America, effective April 1. Nielsen replaces Martin Daum as DTNA ...

CCJ MarketPulse – January 2017

Here are the key findings from the January 2017 CCJ MarketPulse survey: For the second consecutive month, carrier sentiment for business conditions fell from 5.68 in ...