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Indicators: Driver turnover rates continue to fall, e-commerce spurs freight

Sluggish freight in the third quarter depressed driver turnover rates. E-commerce freight the last five weeks, however, has driven climbing rates inbound to major distribution hubs like Denver and Allentown, ...

Bridgestone joins Peterbilt, Cummins on SuperTruck II project

The company says the prototype tires are expected to increase fuel efficiency by up to 6 percent through a 30 percent decrease in rolling resistance compared to a model year ...

Collaborative dealer network propels Daimler to market share lead in Mexico

  Daimler Trucks North America has steadily grown its market share in recent years to become the Class 8 market leader in Canada and the United States, and it now says ...

Carrier consensus on speed limiter mandate: 65 mph and retroactive; truckers remain ‘vehemently’ opposed

60 mph? 65? Though the majority of commenters who filed formal feedback with the U.S. DOT on its proposal to mandate speed governors in the trucking industry adamantly oppose such ...

House passes bill directing future of 34-hour restart

For the bill to become law and the 34-hour restart issue to be resolved, the Senate must still pass the bill and President Obama must sign it. The legislation may ...
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EEOC files lawsuit against major fleet for alleged illegal denial of employment

Stevens Transport allegedly told Bill Brown he could not be hired “per company policy” because of the medication he takes to control his bipolar disorder.

Video: 360-view of the new electric Class 8 Nikola One tractor

A 360-degree look at the new Nikola One, a hydrogen-electric powered Class 8 tractor that touts 1,000-hp and zero tailpipe emissions.

11k warnings, citations issued to truckers during Safe Driver Week

The top five warnings and citations issued to commercial drivers during the enforcement blitz were moving violations (56.7 percent of the 11,182 warnings and citations), speeding (19.6 percent), failure to ...

Trucking Moves America Forward surpasses 3,000 members

TMAF raised $1.2 million in donations in 2016, as well as between $3 million and $5 million in what the group called "in-kind" services, such as advertising space. The money ...

Daimler recalling more than 850 Freightliners due to Goodyear tire recall

Daimler’s recall covers approximately 863 trucks that were equipped with recalled Goodyear G399A LHS Fuel Max tires.

Swift outfitting thousands of trucks with FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit

The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit, which includes four quick-release wheel covers and four fairings strategically placed between and behind the drive wheels of the truck, reduces aerodynamic turbulence and drag around ...

DOT calls for rail companies to screen operators for sleep apnea; FMCSA wants rule, not rec’s

FMCSA spokesperson Duane DeBruyne said Monday the agency’s position on sleep apnea remains unchanged from 2013, which was that the agency “will issue a notice to address obstructive sleep apnea ...

With recent jump, diesel prices near 2016 high mark

The highest price of the year was $2.481 per gallon, set during the week ending Oct. 17. This week’s jump also ends a run of four consecutive weeks of falling ...

Enforcement blitz ongoing this week in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio

This week, officers will turn their attention to the I-94 corridor and other major highways for “Eyes on 94,” an enforcement effort targeting trucks.