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

The state’s Supreme Court agreed with OOIDA’s challenge that the registration and decal taxes in the state were unconstitutional and discriminatory against out-of-state truckers who drive mostly in other states.

Survey: Speed limiter usage widespread among fleets, ELD adoption flat despite mandate

More than 85 percent of fleet respondents in a recent survey equip their fleet’s trucks with speed limiters, according to a survey performed this year by the American Transportation Research ...

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

Truck operator John Doe was backing his truck toward a dock when his trailer fell into a rain-filled pot hole, damaging his trailers cross-members. Could Doe have prevented this accident?

Lytx unveils new ‘always-on’ video platform for trucking fleets

The new video telematics platform works side by side with the DriveCam platform, Lytx says, and are designed to offer complementary features, such as using DriveCam's exception-based video to help ...
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Hanjin bankruptcy fallout likely to drive spot market rates up

A load-to-truck imbalance created by Hanjin's bankruptcy will likely put upward pressure on spot market rates, especially for loads originating on the West Coast and heading east.

Diesel prices continue steady downward trend

The U.S.’ average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.382. Two regions saw slight upticks in price, while all other regions dropped during the week.

Bankruptcy by major maritime carrier Hanjin creates tangled mess for trucking; feds investigating price gouging

Trucking and other industries are attempting to untangle the chaotic chain reaction created when South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy Aug. 31.

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker hits illegally parked car

Trucker John Doe hit a car parked illegally. Could he have prevented the accident? Watch this video to find out.

Highlights from Hannover: Takeaways from major IAA trucking show

Global truck and bus manufacturers and industry suppliers showcased a wide range of innovations at IAA 2016, the world’s largest trucking trade show held biennially in Hannover, Germany. New product ...

CRST Expedited lands exemption to let pre-CDL holders drive team

FMCSA will allow a commercial learner's permit holder with documentation that he or she passed the CDL skills test to drive a truck for CRST as part of a team ...

FedEx Freight’s Eric Vos repeats as SuperTech champ

Eric Vos of FedEx Freight was the repeat winner this year, taking home top honors Wednesday from TMC’s fall meeting in Raleigh, N.C.

Temporary hours of service exemptions issued for fuel haulers in five states

In light of a severe pipeline leak this month, five states have suspended hours of service regulations for fuel transporters.