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New electronic toll collection solution for leased-equipment providers from Bestpass

Bestpass’ new Leased Equipment Toll Solution (LETS) is a toll-management service for leased equipment providers, not only tractors and trailers but other vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Bestpass, known for ...

Roll out of new generation of engine oils went ‘delightfully smooth,’ API rep says

Two new diesel engine oil categories, replacing the oils used in diesel engines for over a decade, came to market in January, capping a development period nearly five years in ...

Nielsen named head of DTNA

Daimler AG has appointed Roger Nielsen president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America, effective April 1. Nielsen replaces Martin Daum as DTNA chief after Daum’s promotion to ...

ATA member trucking executives, drivers set to meet with Trump Thursday

Representatives from the American Trucking Associations and a number of carriers, including 12 America’s Road Team drivers, are set to meet at the White House Thursday with President Donald Trump ...

Kenworth rolls out certified used truck program, updates TruckTech+ diagnostics

Kenworth debuted the company's Certified Pre-Owned program and the TruckTech+ Service Management platform at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville Wednesday. To qualify for the certification, Kenworth General Manager Mike Dozier ...
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TransComply launches database of carriers operating in compliance with new food hauling regs

TransComply started the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol (UFSTP) to help simplify the new FDA requirements for motor carriers hauling food for fleets of all sizes. Participation in the UFSTP ...

Trump slated to meet with carrier reps, drivers this week, White House says

The White House has released no other details about the meeting, including when and where it will take place or how many trucking industry representatives will attend.

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 ...

Diesel prices see largest weekly change of the year, hit 2017 low

Prices fell 2.5 cents during the week to $2.539 per gallon nationwide, the lowest weekly average of the year.

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 ...

Trailer orders up over last year, ‘indicate that 2017 will be a solid year’

Despite a 21 percent drop from January down, February's net total was 20 percent higher than the same time a year ago.

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?