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Uber’s autonomous truck venture Otto under inspection in Calif. for testing on public roads

Uber’s autonomous truck unit in San Francisco will be inspected by California regulators over concerns that the company may have been breaking the law by testing its autonomous trucks on ...

Trucking groups question Trump’s push for highway privatization

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year has drawn tepid reactions from some trucking groups, particularly over his call for allowing greater tolling efforts on U.S. Interstates.

Mack, Volvo participate in annual Ride for Freedom with patriotic rigs

A specially designed Volvo VNR 640, along with Mack's one-of-a-kind Jack Mack, participated in the Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C., for Memorial Day.

Covenant reefer subsidiary presses court to limit liability in $6M cargo theft claim

A Covenant Transportation Group subsidiary has again asked the courts to reconsider putting it on the hook for what could be a $6 million claim against a stolen load of ...

Aftermarket searching for nominations for top parts distributors

The nomination process for the award is open to the entire trucking industry, and all are encouraged to nominate any distributor in the United States or Canada for this prestigious ...
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Daseke reserves nearly $10M in stocks for drivers

Flatbed fleet conglomerate Daseke Inc. will begin next month awarding its truck drivers an estimated one million shares of common stock worth an estimated $9.9 million.

Registrations open for fall TMC meeting

Registration is open for the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting and National Technician Skills Competition (TMC SuperTech and TMC FutureTech), scheduled for Sept. 16-21, 2017, at the Orlando ...

Electrification stations coming to North Carolina truck stop

Big Boy's Truck Stop in Kenly, N.C., will soon have 24 truck electrification stations where drivers can pay to plug in and avoid idling for extended stays.

How U.S. Xpress uses data mining for maintenance

“We are driving that business efficiency and managing both equipment and people really fast,” says U.S. Xpress VP Gary Mead.

Cargo Transporters shares driver onboarding practices at CCJ Spring Symposium

“The drivers we are looking for are very tech savvy. They want to drive a truck that has satellite TV, radio, a refrigerator and inverter. And they do not want ...

Interstate Distributor Co.’s Scott Manthey named Safety Professional of the Year

After serving in the U.S. Coast Guard for 10 years, Manthey has spent more than 20 years in the transportation industry, including the last three-and-a-half years at Interstate Distributor Co.

FMCSA’s trucking stakeholder committee to meet next month to discuss autonomous trucks, regulatory rollback

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration advisory board made up of industry stakeholders representing fleets, owner-operators, drivers and other segments of the industry will meet in June as a first ...

CCJ Symposium panel sees threats, opportunities from disruptive tech

A panel of experts said that transportation and logistics providers need to bridge the technology gap with high-tech Silicon Valley firms

Cargo theft firms issue holiday weekend warning

To combat against cargo theft, SensiGuard recommends drivers and fleets confirm receivers’ hours for the holiday weekend to make sure they match up with the scheduled delivery times.