Technology

Lytx shares one-year results from in-cab system that detects distracted driving

Swift Transportation, YRC, Melton Truck Lines, and Cargo Transporters are among the names in trucking who’ve adopted ActiveVision.

Highlights from Hannover: Takeaways from major IAA trucking show

Global truck and bus manufacturers and industry suppliers showcased a wide range of innovations at IAA 2016, the world’s largest trucking trade show held biennially in Hannover, Germany. New product ...

FMCSA amends regulations to allow safety tech to be mounted on windshields

The new regulations add an amendment to allow certain devices, including, but not limited to video event recorders, lane departure warning systems, collision mitigation or warning systems, transponders and sensors ...

Thermo King redesigns TracKing web platform for reefer telematics

Its new TracKing website improves functionality and usability with a number of drop-down filters that let users customize their screen views and alerts.

McLeod Software sprinting to help carriers, brokers meet FSMA requirements

Tom McLeod said it is a top priority for his software company to develop new features that help carriers and brokers meet the FSMA requirements by April, 2017.
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Crete Carrier deploys Transflo Mobile driver app

Crete Carrier Corporation is now using the Transflo Mobile enterprise platform from Pegasus TransTech

Navistar CEO Troy Clarke lays out vision for trucking’s future in address at FTR

By the year 2035, the U.S. will have 35 mega-cities connected by major freeways on which tractor-trailers operate in a self-driving autopilot mode, according to the vision offered by Navistar ...

NetraDyne uses artificial intelligence in new driver safety platform

NetraDyne launched a video safety system that identifies risk and safety from a driver's perspective.

Twin Pines seeks ‘on-demand’ tech for blue-collar service fleet

With his background as an IT consultant, Andy Hopkins has a vision for Twin Pines to be a high-tech, on-demand service company.

New Omnitracs module predicts driver turnover using e-log data

The Omnitracs ELD Driver Retention Model uses data from electronic hours-of-service (HOS) applications to detect subtle changes in driver habits

Pitt Ohio develops tech for ETA shipment status

The company says the technology reduces incoming phone calls and gives its customers greater peace of mind knowing their shipments are on the way.

Pegasus TransTech integrates Transflow Mobile app with TMW Systems

The new integration adds load and routing information from TMWSuite use by motor carriers to the Transflo mobile app used by their drivers.

Several new freight-matching apps introduced at GATS

The apps perform similar to Uber's ride-sharing idea: Shippers post loads, carriers post trucks and the system automatically matches shippers loads’ to carriers’ available capacity. Two apps introduced last week ...

TruckerLine’s 20,000 driver network open for direct carrier recruiting

Carrier recruiters can now directly search TruckerLine’s network, browse resumes and receive background documentation with the driver’s approval.