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FMCSA issues safety advisory for Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is following in the FAA’s footsteps, which banned the phones from flights on Oct. 14. FMCSA has told truckers to turn off the phones ...

CCJ Innovator: OrTran changes lanes and lives for drivers

OrTran is trying to redefine over-the-road trucking with a network that gives drivers predictable schedules and daily home time.

DOT gives S.C. $1M for road repairs after Hurricane Matthew

Damage to transportation infrastructure is already widespread in 13 counties in South Carolina, says the DOT.

New tractor-trailer emissions regulations unlikely to be affected by election

The fast-approaching Nov. 8 federal elections likely won’t disrupt the implementation of the recently finalized Phase 2 emissions regulations for tractor-trailers, set to be phased in over the next 10 ...

Trucking will ‘suffer greatly’ from R.I. tolls, anti-toll groups say

“The trucking industry and related entities – including truck stops and travel centers – will suffer greatly from a discriminatory truck-only toll,” said Chris Maxwell, president of the Rhode Island ...

Volvo boosts profits as sales volumes slide

Retail deliveries in North America fell 19 percent through September compared to 2015.

CCJ Fall Symposium: Learn best practices for improving fuel economy, spec’ing for driver comfort and more

Four breakout sessions will be held at CCJ's Fall Symposium focusing on equipment and maintenance including dealing with the technician shortage, improving fuel economy, spec'ing for driver comfort and calculating ...

Volvo cuts 143 workers at heavy-duty engine plant

Declining truck sales led Volvo Trucks to layoff 143 employees last month at its powertrain factory in Hagerstown, Md.

ATRI surveying truckers on North Carolina parking issues

The survey asks truckers about the difficulty of finding parking in North Carolina, as well as how parking could be improved in the state.

Truck demand, rates spike in L.A.-outbound lanes despite Hanjin-caused dip in imports

Though import volumes at two major west coast ports slumped in September due to Hanjin's late August bankruptcy, key lanes out of the Los Angeles market have seen rates spike ...

I-95 open in both directions throughout N.C.

I-95 is completely open in both directions throughout the state. I-95 South is still reduced to one lane, however, at exit 79 and exit 25 as crews work to repair ...

Indicators: Tonnage tumbles in September, rates follow

Tonnage was down in September, continuing 2016's trend of choppy freight. Likewise, rates fell for the 7th straight month, according to Cass' Truckload Linehaul Index.

FMCSA awards $1M in grants to help train military vets to drive trucks

This year’s grants are expected to provide training for more than 250 students, according to FMCSA.

Trailer orders slide as market ‘cools’

The lower than expected orders and stronger build rates resulted in the backlog dipping below 100,000 trailers for the first time since January 2014.