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Seven drivers, equipment for cross-country fuel efficiency ‘Run on Less’ roadshow named

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) this week named the seven drivers who will pilot the trucks and tractors running in the Run on Less roadshow, a first-of-its-kind ...

Stay Metrics completes 100k driver surveys with online retention platform

Stay Metrics now has more than 5 million responses to individual questions for researching driver retention factors.

States place restrictions on oversized trucks ahead of eclipse

The U.S. DOT has published tips for all drivers, including truckers, for driving during the total eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Several states, including Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado, ...

FMCSA shuts down Virginia-based trucker after fatal wreck, hours violations

FMCSA shut down Carlos Alberto Garcia, who the agency says on June 24 drifted into a caution-striped, paved median on I-495 near Washington, D.C., and struck two individuals who were ...
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Bandit truck racing’s inaugural season exceeding expectations, second season confirmed

The inaugural season has been so successful, the series has announced it will be back for its second season in 2018. While he’s not ready to name any tracks specifically, ...

Trucking earned 80 percent of nation’s freight revenue last year, saw $678B in revenue

ATA's annual Trucking Trends report for 2017 reveals the industry took in $676.2 billion in revenue, accounting for 79.8 percent of the U.S.’ freight revenue. To generate this revenue, trucks ...

ATRI launches annual Top Industry Issues Survey, seeks carrier response

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. Some issues the group identified ...

FMCSA: Public meetings on ELDs, CSA didn’t require notice

Public meetings held last week and this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration did not require a formal public announcement in the U.S. Federal Register or a 30-day ...

Faulty spotlight fuse prompts recall of nearly 6,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Affected trucks include 2013-2017 Kenworth T680 and T880 models manufactured between Jan. 25, 2012, and Nov. 10, 2016, and 2013-2016 Peterbilt 567 and 579 models manufactured between July 13, 2012, ...

Diesel prices hit two-year high with most recent jump

The week’s 1.7-cent increase, the seventh consecutive week with an increase, brought the nation’s average price for diesel to $2.598 per gallon. The last time prices were higher was mid-August ...

Top Senate Democrat calls on FMCSA to resume sleep apnea rulemaking

The Senate’s top Democrat, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, has asked the U.S. DOT to “immediately reverse course” on its recent decision to withdraw a rule that would have set sleep ...

Massachusetts driver named Grand Champion at National Truck Driving Championships

The championships were held in Orlando, Aug. 9-12, at the Orange County Convention Center. See the full list of winners here...

PeopleNet certifies ELD with FMCSA

PeopleNet, a Trimble Company providing fleet mobility technology, announced that it has self-certified and registered its eDriver Logs elelctronic logging device solution as compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...