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Hirschbach goes fleetwide with Lytx DriveCam video system

Hirschbach Motor Lines has decided to incorporate the Lytx DriveCam in-cab video system into its fleet of trucks.

Peloton joining Cummins, Peterbilt, ZF to develop truck platooning tech

The group's goal is to develop powertrain tech and automated driving controls to improve fuel efficiency in tractor trailers by 20 percent in real-world driving conditions.

OOIDA wants to court to reevaluate ELD decision, will push for rehearing

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association intends to file a motion asking the court that heard its lawsuit against the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate to rehear its case. The ...

J.B. Hunt reaches $260k settlement with four Sikh truckers following alleged religious discrimination

Carrier giant J.B. Hunt has reached a $260,000 settlement with four Sikh truckers who claim the carrier discriminated them based on their religious beliefs when they refused to comply with ...

New fleet-focused KeepTruckin dashboard features idle time tracking, driver monitoring, more

The new dashboard allows fleets to keep track of idle time of their trucks, get alerts any time a fault code is detected, monitor driver behavior and use geofencing.

Freightwatch warns carriers of elevated risk of cargo theft during Thanksgiving week

To safeguard against cargo theft, FreightWatch recommends truckers and trucking companies make sure security protocols are up-to-date for both in-transit and warehouse operations.

Rule requiring minimum driver training standards expected to be made law by year’s end

The exact language of the final rule will not be released until it is published, but the proposed rule published earlier this year outlined a core curriculum for new truckers ...

Truck driver Gary Amoth proud to be hauling ‘The People’s Tree’ in new KW T680

One Idaho-based truck driver has embarked on the "haul of a lifetime,” as Gary Amoth drives a brand-new Kenworth T680 across the country with the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in ...

Congress expected to act on hours of service confusion, ATA rep says in regulatory update

Congress will likely act to clear up the hours-of-service confusion lawmakers created last December, said a spokesperson for the American Trucking Associations during the CCJ Fall Symposium Thursday. He also ...

Fastport approved to facilitate apprenticeships for new drivers in trucking industry

Fastport’s approval for the apprenticeship will allow trucking schools and companies to found new Registered Apprenticeship programs through Fastport instead of going through the process themselves.

Conn.-based trucker shut down after crashing while drunk, changing pants while driving

A report from Vermont State Police indicated Johnson’s blood alcohol content was .209, approximately five times the legal limit for truck drivers.

ATA Road Team drivers voice top driver concerns, weigh in on what drivers want

Both panelists agree that the lack of truck parking is a top concern.

Kenworth to launch Certified Pre-Owned program in 2017

To qualify for the program, a used truck must undergo a 150-point inspection, which includes engine, aftertreatment, interior, exterior, chassis, electronics, safety devices and a road test, Kenworth says.

ATRI: Autonomous vehicles to revolutionize trucking, but big hurdles remain

Autonomous trucks will drastically change the trucking industry, says the American Transportation Research Institute in a new report, with implications ranging from major regulatory reform to greater efficiency and safety, ...