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

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

Thousands of truckers need new med cards after alleged examiner fraud, DOT says

Truck drivers who received their current medical certification from Dr. Anthony Lefteris, who operated out of an Atlanta-area Petro, will need to be re-examined and issued a fresh medical certification ...

MN investigating allegations surrounding carrier’s sudden closure

Lakeville Motor Express abruptly closed Nov. 19, leaving a notice on its locked gate for employees to find. The Teamsters, who represent the company's drivers, claim the company reopened under ...

Diesel prices top $2.50 for first time since November 2015

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.527, the highest since the week ending Oct. 19, 2015. The last time prices were above $2.50 was the ...

Werner owner-operator named Top Veteran Rookie Driver, wins Kenworth T680

The recognition program, Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence is a joint effort with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundations’ Hiring Our Heroes, Kenworth and Fastport and was created to help ...

ATA asserts 34-hour ‘restart rollback’ made permanent; FMCSA waiting on report

ATA says the recent 2017 government funding bill that secured the 34-hour restart’s future effectively permanently removes the requirement that truckers include two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. periods in ...

C.R. England ordered to pay drivers $2.35M in another California labor law case

The case is another setback for carriers attempting to navigate California’s strict labor laws. Several major carriers have been hit with settlement orders in similar cases, in which drivers have ...

New food standards rule compliance resource available for food-hauling carriers

The UFSTP, managed by carrier compliance firm TransComply, will allow carriers to subscribe online for $100 a year after meeting the protocol's minimum standards. Carriers will then be listed on ...

Video: Preventable or Not — Wind gusts knocks container hauler on its side

Check out the video here to see whether this situation could have been prevented.

What’s your 20? Trip planning apps help fleets, drivers stay on schedule

The trucking industry is benefitting from apps that assist drivers with trip planning while providing fleets with real-time visibility.

Volvo to lay off 500 from truck plant

“The industry is continuing to manage through a period of excess inventory and reduced demand, and we’ve seen that softening particularly in the long-haul segment, which is core for Volvo,” ...

Sense and respond: fleets using tech to detect and automate driver training needs

Technology is helping fleets train drivers automatically to reduce risk and enhance performance.

Rush: Expect poor Class 8 numbers in 2017

Rush Enterprises CEO and President Rusty Rush sees a bleak coming year for the Class 8 truck market, but he believes other segments of the industry should remain steady.