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2.5 million fire extinguishers sold in commercial trucks recalled

NHTSA says Kidde will notify vehicle manufacturers that equipped new vehicles with the affected extinguishers, and those manufacturers will issue recalls to notify owners. Kidde will notify those who purchased ...

Improving freight conditions push truck orders to highest level in nearly 3 years

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma exacerbated an already tight truck market.

Video: CCJ Solutions Summit brings fleets must-have insight to tackle industry’s most pressing challenges

From regulations, driver recruiting, quickly evolving equipment and technology, CCJ's Solutions Summits delivers fleets the information they need to thrive in today's trucking industry.

Maverick Transportation boosts per-mile pay for certain drivers

Drivers in the company's its flatbed and glass over-the-road divisions will receive a 5 cent per mile boost in pay.

Proud of your fleet’s graphics? Submit them to CCJ’s annual Five Flashiest Fleets contest

If you're proud of your fleet's truck and trailer graphics, show them off to your peers by submitting them into CCJ's annual Five Flashiest Fleets contest.
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DOT shuts down driver for drug use, operating without CDL

A Tennessee-licensed truck driver has been effectively shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for continuing to drive after his gooseneck trailer disconnected from his truck, which resulted ...

Preventable or not? Driver dinged at the dock

Truck operator John Doe was maneuvering with caution when a pink Mustang zoomed into a parking lot and hit his truck — but could Doe have prevented the accident?

Threat of weaponized trucks on display in Manhattan terror attack

Though Tuesday's attack was carried out via a pickup truck, weaponized tractor-trailers are of major concern. “The Internet has given them (ISIS) a global platform and a global training ground,” ...

Stay Metrics: Q2 driver turnover much lower for carriers that use rewards, surveys

Stay Metrics reports that clients using its driver rewards and survey products saw a comparatively small uptick in driver turnover from Q1 to Q2.

Spot market rates jump to highest points since 2014

Forecasters in recent months have said tightening trucking capacity, due to better economic conditions for freight activity, combined with the influx of freight and shifting freight patterns prompted by major ...

NTSB: Sleep apnea, fatigue and regulators to blame in deadly 2016 truck-bus crash

The truck-bus crash occurred on I-10 westbound on Oct. 23 when a bus carrying 42 passengers struck the back of a stopped 18-wheeler at highway speed.

Volvo Trucks launches ‘Zero Accident Vision’ collaborative initiative

Recognizing that truck OEMs and safety systems suppliers can’t achieve the goal alone, Volvo’s Zero Accident Vision calls on politicians, public authorities and experts at universities and research laboratories to ...

Diesel prices jump to highest point since mid-2015

The nation’s average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.819, the highest since the week ending July 6, 2015, when prices were $2.832 per gallon nationwide.

Flatbed fleet offering $14k sign-on bonus for company drivers

Offered through Dec. 31, the company driver sign-on bonus is a combination of what Boyd Bros. says is a $10,000 payout over approximately a year-and-a-half and a long-term $4,000 stock ...
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