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Crete raises cruise control speed to 65 mph for company trucks

The company cites "significant advancements in technology and aerodynamics" – such as collision mitigation, roll stability and adaptive cruise control – as reasons for the increase.

UPS shooter specifically targeted three drivers, AP reports

The shooter, 38-year-old Jimmy Lam, was reportedly a disgruntled driver for UPS, according to AP.

Michelin showcases commitment to sustainability at global summit, expects to launch new truck tire soon

Changes in compound have not only reduced amounts of natural rubber, but also made tires lighter and more durable.

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable alternative to diesel power.
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FMCSA hosting two ELD question, answer webinars in July

The agency says participants can submit ELD-related questions and have them answered by the agency’s ELD experts.

Michelin acquiring telematics provider NexTraq

Fleetcor Chairman and CEO Ron Clarke says the decision to sell the telematics division came down to its ill-fit with Fleetcor's core business of fuel cards and workforce payment products.

Michelin truck tire execs: Electric trucks will drive other supplier innovations

The challenge with electric trucks is striking a balance that offers fleets the right amount of green energy without driving up their cost of ownership

Bandit truck racing series sees first-time winner

In the race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Easley, S.C., the series’ fifth race of the season, Morgan started in the middle of the field and had to work his way ...

UN sets goal to slash on-highway deaths, injuries

Road accidents account for more than 1 million deaths and 50 million injuries worldwide.

What rate volatility? ‘Tepid and anemic’ freight demand tampers assumed impact of ELDs

Every Wednesday, Diane McHaney downloads rate data from DAT Solutions into spreadsheets. As the pricing analyst for Barton Logistics, a nonasset transportation company based in Bandera, Texas, she applies statistical ...

Diesel prices hit 2017 low

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.524, the lowest diesel has been since early December.

FMCSA proposes two rules aimed at easing path to CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a rule that would allow states to waive the CDL knowledge test for active and former military members who drove trucks in the ...

FMCSA renews C.R. England’s pre-CDL exemption

The exemption allows commercial learner’s permit holders that have passed the CDL skills test but not yet received their CDL to drive a C.R. England truck while a CDL holder ...