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FMCSA withdraws Safety Fitness rule meant to revamp carrier rating system following industry pushback
CCJ Spring Symposium to provide insights into trucking regs under Trump, automated tech, recruiting Millennials and more

CCJ Spring Symposium to provide insights into trucking regs under Trump, automated tech, recruiting Millennials and more

Some topics that will be covered in the breakout sessions include preparing for regulations changes under Trump, best practices for remote diagnostics and automated driver training technologies.

Soft rates nipped owner-operator pay in 2016

Despite the drop in take-home pay, owner-operators had to drive more miles to earn what they did in 2016 because of the soft rate environment seen in 2016. Both independent ...
Indicators: Trucking conditions point to ‘better year ahead,’ freight jumped in February

Indicators: Trucking conditions point to ‘better year ahead,’ freight jumped in February

“If capacity doesn’t meet demand, then truckers will be able to raise prices. However, we don’t expect to see that impact until late 2017, or into 2018," says FTR COO ...
Trump order prompts FMCSA to further delay effective date of rule setting national driver training standards
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Preventable or not: Trucker's trip ruined by railroad track drama

Preventable or not: Trucker’s trip ruined by railroad track drama

John Doe was being tailgated and tried to accelerate through a railroad grade crossing, but a descending signal arm mangled one of his mirrors. Was this a preventable accident?

First ATA Economic Summit to offer fleets look at economy

ATA says attendees will have the opportunity to gain perspective on the economy and forecasts in the supply chain to help plan their fleet's futures.
CCJ Spring Symposium to give carrier executives key insights on trucking economy, regulations and more

CCJ Spring Symposium to give carrier executives key insights on trucking economy, regulations and more

In addition to a keynote address from political strategist Karl Rove, attendees can attend sessions on a host on the most pressing issues for carriers, including regulations, driver recruiting and ...
Indicators: Trucking employment rallied in February

Indicators: Trucking employment rallied in February

The for-hire trucking industry added more than 10,000 jobs in February, wiping out a sizable loss seen in January and pushing industry employment to a new high.
Preventable or not? Lowered dock door ruins driver's day

Preventable or not? Lowered dock door ruins driver’s day

John Doe didn’t notice an overhead door had been lowered partially before he began to exit the dock area and damaged both the door and his exhaust stack. Was this ...
FMCSA confirms permanent ‘restart rollback’ based on study results
Trump plan for private highway funding limited in its ability to fix U.S.' ailing infrastructure

Trump plan for private highway funding limited in its ability to fix U.S.’ ailing infrastructure

How much can private money fill the highway funding void? Not as much as Trump and other advocates for privatization might hope. But if the president's hopes for greater private ...
Navistar losses grow as revenue slips

Navistar losses grow as revenue slips

In the first quarter, Navistar began deliveries of its new International LT Series long-haul truck.
Current 34-hour restart regs to stay put following issuance of long-awaited FMCSA report

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 ...