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Comdata’s hotel savings program reaches one-year milestone

Since the launch in Dec., 2015, fleets have saved approximately $800,000 with nearly 50,000 nights stayed.

Trucking industry helps Wreaths Across America lay 1.2 million wreaths at vets’ graves

More than 150 trucking companies helped transport more than 1.2 million wreaths across the nation this year for the annual Wreaths Across America event, National Wreaths Across America Day, on ...

Thousands of truckers need new med cards after alleged examiner fraud, DOT says

Truck drivers who received their current medical certification from Dr. Anthony Lefteris, who operated out of an Atlanta-area Petro, will need to be re-examined and issued a fresh medical certification ...

Truck used in Berlin attack was hijacked, trucking company boss says

The Scania tractor-trailer used in the deadly terror attack in Berlin, Germany, on Monday was hijacked, according to a report from Britain's The Independent, citing the owner of the trucking ...
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MN investigating allegations surrounding carrier’s sudden closure

Lakeville Motor Express abruptly closed Nov. 19, leaving a notice on its locked gate for employees to find. The Teamsters, who represent the company's drivers, claim the company reopened under ...

New members named to ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee

New members of the committee represent trucking companies, trucking organizations, government agencies and more.

Navistar trims Q4, 2016 year-end losses

Revenues in the quarter were $2.1 billion – a 17 percent decline compared to the fourth quarter 2015.

Feds sign off on Navistar, Volkswagen partnership

Navistar president and chief executive officer Troy Clarke says all appropriate regulatory filings have been made and other approvals are pending.

Diesel prices top $2.50 for first time since November 2015

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.527, the highest since the week ending Oct. 19, 2015. The last time prices were above $2.50 was the ...

New Prime becomes latest fleet to request exemption for pre-CDL holders

Under terms of the exemption request, a CDL holder would always be in the truck with the learner’s permit holder, just not in the front seat at all times as ...

Werner owner-operator named Top Veteran Rookie Driver, wins Kenworth T680

The recognition program, Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence is a joint effort with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundations’ Hiring Our Heroes, Kenworth and Fastport and was created to help ...

Med examiner who cleared thousands of truckers charged with issuing fake certifications

Dr. Anthony Lefteris, who operated out of an Atlanta-area Petro truck stop, could have issued certifications to thousands of truck drivers. He has been arrested and charged by federal investigators ...

Stay Metrics research shows root causes of early driver turnover

The main reasons why drivers leave in the first 90 days are a lack of industry experience, mismatched job expectations — particularly with respect to home time — and relationships ...

ATA asserts 34-hour ‘restart rollback’ made permanent; FMCSA waiting on report

ATA says the recent 2017 government funding bill that secured the 34-hour restart’s future effectively permanently removes the requirement that truckers include two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. periods in ...