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Carriers with higher turnover have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores, analysis finds

The Vigillo data firm, which has about 2,000 trucking fleet customers for its compliance data mining and monitoring services, found in a recent analysis of its clients' driver turnover data ...

Van rates continue to tumble, flatbed and reefer rates grow

Flatbed rates have now rallied for four straight months. Reefer rates continued a recent upward trend, too. Van rates, however, continue to lag, falling 11 cents in February from January, ...

Study shows truck parking availability systems helpful to drivers

A recent study by ATRI conducted to test the effectiveness of truck parking availability systems found that 60 percent of truck drivers that used the system indicated it "significantly" helped ...

Done deal: Navistar, Volkswagen seal partnership

Navistar Chairman, President CEO Troy Clarke called the deal a "significant milestone in our company's history."
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Trucking Alliance wants autonomous systems to support drivers, not displace them

A trucking industry group representing a handful of the country’s largest carriers has expressed opposition to the deployment of fully autonomous, driverless trucks. The Alliance supports systems that aid drivers ...

Truck platoon testing could begin in Iowa within the next year, state DOT officer says

A bill in the Iowa state legislature this session would open the door for truck platoons to begin operating on the state’s highways as a means to test the technology ...

ATA president: Trump gives trucking an opportunity to do ‘amazing things’

At the Omnitracs Outlook user conference on Feb. 27, Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, described President Trump as “pretty much a freelancer” with an agenda that is ...

TMC installs new officers, honors Silver Spark Plugs

Glen McDonald, who served this past year as vice chairman and chairman of meetings, replaces Dunbar Armored Vice President of Maintenance Doug White in the role.

Diesel prices hold steady again, continuing 2017 trend

Prices during the most recent week landed at $2.577 per gallon, a half-cent increase from the previous week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

DTNA’s Daum to replace Bernhard as head of Daimler’s global truck and bus business

Martin Daum, current president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, has been appointed as the Member of the Board of Management for Daimler Trucks and Buses, succeeding Dr. Wolfgang ...

Trump orders federal agencies to develop task forces to remove regulations

Trump directed all federal agencies, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, to establish a team to evaluate existing regs and make recommendations about regulations that need “repeal, replacement or ...

Fuel efficiency for engine-driven accessories addressed in NACFE Confidence Report

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), Carbon War Room and Trucking Efficiency have determined variable engine-driven accessories have emerged as minor fuel-saving strategies for long- and regional-haul fleets.

Quality Companies, Gauge Technologies introduce ELD

Quality Companies and Gauge Technologies announced a partnership with their release of a new Electronic Logging Device (ELD).