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2017 ELD Buyers’ Guide

Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s late 2015 release of its final rule for using electronic logging devices, there’s been a rising swell of ELD development. Customers can choose ...

Indicators: Conditions for carriers appear stronger, trucking employment continues to grow

Recent trucking indicators: Market conditions for carriers saw positive momentum in February, though rate growth could be sluggish for the next few months. Also, the for-hire trucking industry added 4,700 ...

Diesel prices jog upward

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel across the U.S. is now $2.582. During the last week, prices increased in all regions, with the most significant increase coming ...

Eaton, Cummins forge automated transmission partnership

Eaton will receive $600 million in cash from the engine maker for its share in the deal.

California passes legislation to raise diesel tax by 20 cents

The increase in the tax rate will bring the state’s excise tax on diesel fuel from 16 cents to 36 cents per gallon over 10 years. It also increases the ...
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Bill to allow convenience stores, restaurants at public rest areas introduced

Proponents say the measure could shore up funding for state rest stops and ensure their truck parking spaces remain in place. NATSO, however, says rest area commercialization could threaten existing ...

FMCSA committee looking at adjustments to post-accident reporting

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s 2016-established Post-Accident Reporting (PAR) Advisory Committee will make suggestions to the agency on how to implement new recommendations on which post-accident data is collected ...

Fatal truck crashes increased in 2015

In total, there were approximately 415,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in 2015. One percent of them resulted in fatalities, while 20 percent, or 83,000, resulted in injuries of some ...

Schneider begins trading on NYSE, raises estimated $550M

Schneider National began trading on the New York Stock Exchange's NASDAQ market Thursday, April 6, with an initial public offering price of $19 a share. With the company's initial offering ...

Learn more about driver assistance programs in upcoming webinar

A webinar that will be held next week, presented by CCJ and sponsored by Navistar's OnCommand Connection, will focus on integrating driver assistance programs into fleet safety programs.

Cross-country fuel efficiency showcase set to kick off this summer

Shell and PepsiCo, along with the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Carbon War Room, are set to launch this summer a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow to showcase advancements ...

Supreme Court won’t hear driver’s sleep apnea screening lawsuit against Crete

The Supreme Court has ruled it will not hear a truck driver’s lawsuit against Crete Carrier Corp., leaving in place a lower court ruling in favor of Crete and its ...

Truck orders up for three straight months, reflect ‘renewed optimism in the industry’

Class 8 orders for the past six months annualize to 243,000, consistent with expected future build rates.