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Trailer orders up over last year, ‘indicate that 2017 will be a solid year’

Despite a 21 percent drop from January down, February's net total was 20 percent higher than the same time a year ago.

Preventable or not: Trucker’s trip ruined by railroad track drama

John Doe was being tailgated and tried to accelerate through a railroad grade crossing, but a descending signal arm mangled one of his mirrors. Was this a preventable accident?

Trump cuts $2.4 billion from DOT funding in budget plan

Trump’s budget “blueprint,” which details only discretionary funding proposals, requests $16.2 billion for the DOT’s discretionary budget.

Crime report: NJ fleet owner arrested for $300k in unpaid tolls

Jose Ramirez, owner of Mambo Transportation in Jersey City, reportedly had 4,250 toll violations on his commercial and personal EZ Pass accounts.

Travel bans, speed restrictions lifted in Northeast

New York has lifted all truck bans that were a result of Winter Storm Stella, and other Northeastern states have lifted any speed restrictions that were in place on major ...
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DTNA’s Achenbach: ’10 miles per gallon will become the new normal’

Trucks contribute 6 percent of the CO2 emissions in the U.S., with 75 percent of that coming from long haul trucks.

Volvo demonstrates on-highway platoon on California’s I-110

The three Volvo VNL 670 model tractors hauled cargo containers in simulated real-world conditions, Volvo says, traveling at speeds of 55 mph while maintaing a 50-foot following distance -- closer ...

Diesel’s flat 2017 continues

Diesel prices’ flat run in 2017 continued in the most recent week, with the country's average price dipping by a cent and a half in the week ending March 13, ...

CCJ Spring Symposium to give carrier executives key insights on trucking economy, regulations and more

In addition to a keynote address from political strategist Karl Rove, attendees can attend sessions on a host on the most pressing issues for carriers, including regulations, driver recruiting and ...

Inspectors keying in on cargo securement during nationwide inspection spree

CVSA says to make sure the load and all equipment is properly secured, and to inspect tie-downs to check for wear and damage.

Daimler recalls approximately 450 Western Star 4900 trucks

The recall affects 2015-2018 Western Star 4900 trucks manufactured between March 3, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2017, that were built with certain triple compartment aluminum air tanks. The company says ...

Swift the latest major fleet to join Trucking Alliance

Swift President and CEO Richard Stocking will join the Alliance's board of directors, and Swift Vice President David Berry will join the Alliance's advisory group, which analyzes legislation and regulatory ...

Indicators: Trucking employment rallied in February

The for-hire trucking industry added more than 10,000 jobs in February, wiping out a sizable loss seen in January and pushing industry employment to a new high.

Annual Roadcheck inspection spree set for June 6-8

A total of 62,796 inspections were performed during the 2016 Roadcheck event, according to CVSA, and 42,236 of them were Level I inspections, the most comprehensive. Brakes and hours were ...

Celadon gives company drivers, owner-operators pay increases

Owner-operators leased to the company, as well as company drivers, are receiving pay increases.