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Video: Test driving Volvo’s highly efficient SuperTruck

CCJ Equipment Editor Jason Cannon got behind the wheel of Volvo's SuperTruck concept vehicle last month. In the video here, Volvo engineers discuss the SuperTruck's features and how the company ...

CCJ Innovator: Southeastern Freight Lines employees find that giving time can be rewarding

Five years ago, as part of its community involvement efforts, SEFL introduced its “Southeastern Serves” initiative. The program is dedicated to giving back to communities across the company’s footprint by ...

Carriers with higher turnover have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores, analysis finds

The Vigillo data firm, which has about 2,000 trucking fleet customers for its compliance data mining and monitoring services, found in a recent analysis of its clients' driver turnover data ...

Van rates continue to tumble, flatbed and reefer rates grow

Flatbed rates have now rallied for four straight months. Reefer rates continued a recent upward trend, too. Van rates, however, continue to lag, falling 11 cents in February from January, ...
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Video: Preventable or not — Trucker backs into concrete post at loading dock

Could the truck operator have prevented this accident? Watch the video to find out.

Done deal: Navistar, Volkswagen seal partnership

Navistar Chairman, President CEO Troy Clarke called the deal a "significant milestone in our company's history."

Trucking Alliance wants autonomous systems to support drivers, not displace them

A trucking industry group representing a handful of the country’s largest carriers has expressed opposition to the deployment of fully autonomous, driverless trucks. The Alliance supports systems that aid drivers ...

Truck platoon testing could begin in Iowa within the next year, state DOT officer says

A bill in the Iowa state legislature this session would open the door for truck platoons to begin operating on the state’s highways as a means to test the technology ...

ATA president: Trump gives trucking an opportunity to do ‘amazing things’

At the Omnitracs Outlook user conference on Feb. 27, Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, described President Trump as “pretty much a freelancer” with an agenda that is ...

TMC installs new officers, honors Silver Spark Plugs

Glen McDonald, who served this past year as vice chairman and chairman of meetings, replaces Dunbar Armored Vice President of Maintenance Doug White in the role.

Quality Companies, Gauge Technologies introduce ELD

Quality Companies and Gauge Technologies announced a partnership with their release of a new Electronic Logging Device (ELD).

‘There’s more freight coming your way’ in 2017, trucking economist contends

Carriers should, if current indicators hold true, prepare for better freight volume in 2017, said American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello.