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FMCSA shuts down Virginia-based trucker after fatal wreck, hours violations

FMCSA shut down Carlos Alberto Garcia, who the agency says on June 24 drifted into a caution-striped, paved median on I-495 near Washington, D.C., and ...

Bandit truck racing’s inaugural season exceeding expectations, second season confirmed

The inaugural season has been so successful, the series has announced it will be back for its second season in 2018. While he’s not ready ...

July trailer orders soar over last year

Production fell more than 3 percent from June on a per-day basis while backlogs dropped 8 percent and remain 12 percent below a year ago.

Trucking earned 80 percent of nation’s freight revenue last year, saw $678B in revenue

ATA's annual Trucking Trends report for 2017 reveals the industry took in $676.2 billion in revenue, accounting for 79.8 percent of the U.S.’ freight revenue. ...

Preventable or not? Red-light runner rams truck’s rear end

A four-wheel driver slammed into the right rear corner of John Doe’s trailer as it was crossing the roadway. Was this a preventable accident?

ATRI launches annual Top Industry Issues Survey, seeks carrier response

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. ...

TMW Systems expands portfolio of mobile apps

TMW Systems introduced a portfolio of 11 user-friendly mobile apps for professionals at every level of a transportation business.

TMW Systems develops integrated ETA planning tool

TruETA is a cloud-based application that automates the calculation of ETAs.

PeopleNet certifies new devices, develops Custom Reporting feature

PeopleNet, a Trimble Company, announced new products and enhancements to its fleet mobility platform.

Heniff Transportation engages drivers in a high stakes performance game

Heniff Transportation developed a custom driver scorecard and incentive plan that is paying big dividends.

FMCSA: Public meetings on ELDs, CSA didn’t require notice

Public meetings held last week and this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration did not require a formal public announcement in the U.S. ...

Faulty spotlight fuse prompts recall of nearly 6,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Affected trucks include 2013-2017 Kenworth T680 and T880 models manufactured between Jan. 25, 2012, and Nov. 10, 2016, and 2013-2016 Peterbilt 567 and 579 models ...

Measuring Driver Risk with Video-Based Analytics

Do the math before ‘filling up’ your electric truck

With electric rates of 11 cents per kWh – the current rates I got from Alabama Power today – you would pay about $1.99 for ...

Diesel prices hit two-year high with most recent jump

The week’s 1.7-cent increase, the seventh consecutive week with an increase, brought the nation’s average price for diesel to $2.598 per gallon. The last time ...