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Carriers being targeted by fake letters wanting banking info, FMCSA warns

Carriers should be on the lookout for fraudulent letters appearing to be from “Equifax Credit Information Services — Government division,” said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration this week in ...

Another lawsuit against Navistar’s EGR-only MaxxForce engines made public

Another class-action lawsuit against Navistar-International and its MaxxForce engine line has been made public, and like the others, it accuses the truck and engine maker of knowingly selling engines with ...

Food distribution giant hit with $20 million in mishandling charges

Sysco Corp., the largest U.S. food distribution company, will pay almost $20 million dollars in restitution, costs and penalties in California for the illegal practice of holding perishable foods – ...

FMCSA finalizes changes to CSA’s SMS site, redesign coming Aug. 2

CSA’s Distorted Rankings, Part 3: The ‘ugly little secret’ of CSA

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Registration Now Open!

The Commercial vehicle Outlook Conference will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on August 20-21st. Registration is now open and a limited number of hotel rooms have been set aside at the Dallas Omni Hotel, conveniently adjoining the conference hall. If convenience, sessions and networking aren’t enough, by attending CVOC you will also receive VIP access to the Great American Trucking Show. Click here to learn more about this event!

Truck tonnage falls in June following four months of big gains

Truck tonnage as measured by the American Trucking Associations' monthly For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.8 percent in June, according to numbers released this week by ATA. The index is still ...

ATA Forecast: Tonnage to grow, freight revenues ‘surge’ through 2025

Dear Congress: ‘This is no way to run a railroad,’ a dozen USDOT secs say

Current Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and 11 former DOT chiefs on Monday sent a letter to Congress saying the lawmakers’ work doesn’t end with the patch to the shortfall in ...

FMCSA sued by drivers for allegedly divulging too much in pre-employment reports

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety records and diminished their value as truck drivers by oversharing ...

Diesel sees biggest price drop since November, hits 2014 low

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 2.5 cents in the week ended July 21 to $3.869, according to the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. That's ...

Video: Test drive of ZF’s newly released automated-manual transmission

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany in early July and spent a day on a test track with vehicle component manufacturer ZF to get a first-hand look at ...

Monday Money: Linehaul rate talks still ‘not favorable’ for shippers

Registration for CVOC opens, speakers to talk regs, driver performance, economic outlook and more

The 5th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference takes place Aug. 20-21 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, and registration for fleets, distributors, suppliers and OEMs is open. Fleets ...

FedEx denies wrongdoing in case over transporting illegal prescription medicines

FedEx has been indicted by the Justice Department on counts of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, distribution of controlled substances and conspiracy to distribute misbranded drugs for delivering packages of ...

Lawsuits against Caterpillar consolidated, new suits continue to be filed

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