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CCJ Market Movers: The driver shortage is real

“I don't care if you're running 50 trucks or 5,000, you have a driver problem,” Covenant Transportation Group Chairman David Parker told attendees at CCJ Market Movers, a new town-hall ...

Dart military veteran wins 2015 Trucking’s Top Rookie award

Frederick Weatherspoon, a 51-year-old company driver for Dartco and veteran of three branches of the U.S. military, Aug. 28 was named the winner of the fifth annual Mike O’Connell Memorial ...

Truck Tank winner receives funding for driver retention app

Max Farrell and Andrew Kirpalani, creators of the WorkHound app, won the first-ever Truck Tank competition at the Great American Trucking Show. The duo beat out nine other competitors to win ...

Driver concerns drive equipment specs today, top fleet officials say

Leading fleet executives shared their insights in a wide-ranging discussion at the inaugural CCJ Market Movers conference, a new fast-paced conference at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas, ...

Kenworth Icon 900 glider kit now available from Fitzgerald’s

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great ...

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Meritor WABCO enhances OnGuard platform (with video)

Meritor WABCO unveiled Thursday OnGuardACTIVE, an active braking driver assist feature that triggers on stationary objects and serves as an add-on to the company's OnGuard platform. NHTSA estimates collisions with stationary objects ...

CV Outlook: Current innovations driving future evolutions in remote diagnostics, automated vehicles

Tomorrow's trucks will be equipped for wireless remote updating of spec's for specific operating conditions, such as crossing mountains, speakers said at a trucking conference Aug. 27. Further developments in that ...

Here in the real world: CV Outlook panel tackles applying technology in today’s industry

After discussions on smart wallpaper, buying goods by blinking and driverless trucks that self-diagnose and repair while on the road, the final panel at this year’s CV Outlook returned to ...

Evolving use of U.S. highways, increasing truck freight efficiency highlight CV Outlook panel on freight infrastructure

Increasing truck size and weight limits will boost the U.S. trucking industry’s productivity, reduce the number of truck-involved accidents each year and, most importantly, level the playing field between the ...

CV Outlook: Physicist Michio Kaku predicts digitized world in transportation, medicine and nanotech

Renowned Scientist Dr. Michio Kaku paints a picture of the future where computers and the Internet will be so integral to everyday life that they will "be everywhere and nowhere." ...

ATA presses Congress to continue driver drug testing reform after Teamsters’, labor groups’ cry foul

The American Trucking Associations has sent a letter to Congress asking lawmakers to retain in a trucking regulatory reform bill a provision that would allow carriers to use hair testing ...

CV Outlook, focusing on future of trucking, starts today: Here’s how to follow

Fleet executives and managers will get a glimpse of trucking's future today and Thursday at the CV-Outlook conference being held in Dallas, Texas, where speeches and panel discussions will focus ...

Top truck dealer will be crowned Wednesday

Successful Dealer, a sister publication of CCJ, will name its 2015 Successful Dealer Award recipient Wednesday at the conclusion of the first day of CV Outlook in Dallas, Texas. The finalists ...