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ELD lawsuit sees a wave of action as ATA, others file briefs in support of mandate

In the filing, ATA says OOIDA’s fears of regulators and carriers using the devices to track drivers in real-time is an “illogical extreme.” Furthermore, the rule takes measures to prevent ...

Video: Preventable or not — Evasive maneuver puts trailer on its side

Could the truck operator have prevented the crash? Find out here.

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in May, but rates dipped for third straight month

Truck tonnage, a measure of freight movement, climbed in May, according to ATA figures. Linehaul rates, meanwhile, fell in the month due to softer freight demand and excess capacity, per ...

Push renewed to ban trucks older than ’07 at NJ/NY ports

The Coalition for Healthy Ports and key Newark, N.J. politicians want the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to reinstate a plan to prohibit trucks with engines older ...

Diesel prices drop slightly to end 10-week streak of increases

The slight drop in price snaps a 10-week streak in increasing prices across the country. The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.426.

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Window for carriers to comment on FMCSA’s new safety rating rule closes June 23

Reply comments on the FMCSA's Safety Fitness Determination proposed rule are due by the end of the day Thursday, June 23.

Projected speed limiter publication date delayed again, CDL clearinghouse set to publish in August

The Department of Transportation has delayed the expected publication date for a potential rule to mandate speed limiters on trucks while keeping the publication date for the CDL clearinghouse at ...

Indicators: Spot market shows small signs of life amid months of poor showings

Month over month, May looked positive for both freight and rates on the spot market. Year over year, however, the market's showing remained weak. Freight and rates did some some ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker clipped in split-second merge

Could the truck operator have prevented the crash? Find out here.

CCJ webinar this week: Strategies for adopting ELDs ahead of the 2017 mandate

Thursday’s webinar will outline strategies for successful ELD implementation and benefits of early adoption, as well as how the shipping community is preparing for the supply chain disruptions by working ...

FMCSA orders Mass. trucking company to shut down

The shutdown order was issued because of the company's “continual and blatant disregard” for safety regulations, FMCSA said.

Diesel price increases for 10th consecutive week

The price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.431, a 2.4-cent increase over last week’s price.

KLLM installs internal lock system on trailers to combat cargo theft

The company announced it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers. The locks are remote-controlled, deadbolt-style locks.