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Video: FMCSA policy director talks ‘regulatory readiness’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Larry Minor discusses how looming regulations my impact truck fleets. See the video here...

With latest dip, diesel down 10 cents in June

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.465, down 2.4 cents from the previous week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. Since the beginning ...

Rush opens new, larger Denver Truck Center

Rush Truck Center has been in the mile-high market since 1999.

Carrier conglomerate XPO says it’s eying new acquisitions

XPO Logistics, one of the continent’s largest carriers, says it’s eyeing acquisition targets in North America and Europe, according to a Wall Street Journal story posted last week. XPO CEO ...
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Head of CSA reform group says fight continues to change carrier rating system

Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson spelled out an agenda for the future of ASECTT. While recognizing the victory with the passage of the FAST Act in 2015 -- which pulled CSA's ...

New Prime granted exemption for pre-CDL drivers in team operations

FMCSA says commercial learner’s permit holders who have documentation of passing the CDL skills test can drive for Prime as long as a CDL holder is in the truck, but ...

Daimler seeks exemption to mount camera system lower than regs allow

Daimler wants to mount a camera system below the area that current federal regulations allow.

Cummins founds ELD maker ZED Connect, debuts phone-based ELD system

For drivers and owner-operators, ZED says its ELD is a simple compliance option for the federal ELD mandate. For fleets, ZED touts a fleet management portal with real-time equipment tracking, ...

Sold! Truckers Against Trafficking Kenworth goes for $140,000 at auction

The custom Kenworth, which was built by Inland Kenworth, featured a 76-inch sleeper, a 485-horsepower Paccar MX-13 and an Eaton-Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission. The truck joins 35 other trucks ...

Register for GATS before July 4 to benefit trucking charities

GATS will be held Aug. 24-26 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Register for free before July 4 to benefit one of three trucking charities.
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Seven fleets picked for NACFE’s Run on Less program

The three-week experience will kick off from multiple locations across the U.S. and end at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta Sept. 25-28, 2017.

Louisiana, Alabama loosen some trucking regs due to Tropical Storm Cindy

Emergency declarations trigger the temporary suspension of certain regulations, and only apply to drivers providing “direct assistance” to restore services such as power, sewer, water and telecommunications, or bringing supplies ...

Bill aims to repeal 12% federal truck sales tax

The FET has grown from 3 percent, when it was incorporated into the Highway Trust Fund in 1955, to 12 percent today.