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Indicators: Tonnage continues to fall, spot market freight dips

Freight tonnage for the for-hire trucking industry slipped again in July. The spot market also saw a decline in freight volume. More numbers here...

Preventable or not? Van crosses median, hits truck

Trucker John Doe tried to take evasive action when another truck crossed the median of the divided highway, but both vehicles were crunched. Was this a preventable accident?

Trucking autonomy upstart Otto acquired by Uber

"Basically, we're starting a commercial transportation business," says Otto founder Lior Ron. "Specifically we're going to build on Otto's capabilities for self-driving trucks and introduce other ways to help the ...

DOT: Speed limiter proposal expected before month’s end

The Department of Transportation this week issued a report indicating it expects its long-awaited proposal to mandate speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks to be published next week.
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Diesel prices fall less than a cent during last week

The U.S.’ average for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.31 following the six-tenths of a cent decrease during the week.

OOIDA continues pursuit to overturn ELD mandate in latest legal filing

OOIDA in the Aug. 12 filing again spells out its chief legal arguments against the U.S. DOT’s December 2017-effective electronic logging device mandate.

CCJ Market Movers panel to focus on e-commerce’s impact on trucking

E-commerce and its effects on the trucking industry will be the topic of discussion during the CCJ Market Movers town hall-style discussion at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas ...

ATA wins case against New York’s use of trucking-paid toll funds

ATA, along with three trucking companies, seek refunds for interstate truckers who drove the Thruway since Nov. 14, 2010, three years before the lawsuit was filed.

Here’s how much trucking paid in highway user taxes in 2014

ATA’s annual Trucking Trends report for 2016 revealed the industry took in $726.4 billion in freight revenue, accounting for 81.5 percent of all revenue spent in the U.S. on freight ...

KeepTruckin ELD certified with FMCSA, system meets all ELD mandate req’s, company says

Smartphone app-based electronic logging device provider KeepTruckin has announced its ELD system has been added to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s self-ceritifcation ELD registry, meaning the KeepTruckin ELD meets ...

Truckstop.com partners with CargoNet to provide users cargo theft alerts, reports

The partnership aims to curb instances of cargo theft by giving Truckstop.com members access to theft alerts derived from CargoNet’s well of of data. Through the partnership, CargoNet will provide ...