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Finland announces pilot project to explore connected vehicles and roadways

HERE, a European leader in mapping, navigation and location services, has been selected by Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to enable vehicles to communicate safety hazards to ...

Stay Metrics adds health and wellness training to driver retention program

Stay Metrics announced the addition of a Health & Wellness Training module to the Driver Engagement Platform its motor carrier clients use to increase retention, identify root causes of turnover, ...

Connected World: The Internet of Things now includes the Internet of Trucking Things

Internet of Things: A proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data. The Internet of Things (IoT) has a different meaning ...

Video: CCJ takes the Freightliner SuperTruck for a test drive

In May, CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts had the chance to take Freightliner's $80 million SuperTruck concept vehicle for a test drive outside of Las Vegas, Nev. Click here to ...

Senate bill would require CSA disclaimer, set deadlines for rules on e-logs and speed limiters, continue HOS suspension

Daimler invests in Zonar telematics

Daimler Trucks North America, maker of Freightliner trucks and Detroit engines, and Zonar Systems have announced that DTNA has become a minority investor in Zonar. The long-term strategic partnership aims to ...

HighJump expands mobile dispatch interface with PeopleNet

HighJump and PeopleNet announced the release of an enhanced integration between HighJump’s Prophesy dispatch transportation management software and PeopleNet’s mobile communications interface. The companies say the interface is designed to allow ...

Conversion Interactive Agency upgrades LeadFlex digital media recruiting platform

Conversion Interactive Agency announced the next generation of its LeadFlex digital media offering. The upgraded platform has new features including social job sharing, responsive landing page design, job search functionality and ...

Reviews of navigation units the latest addition to CCJ’s Reader Reviews

For fleets looking to outfit some or all of their trucks with trucking-specific in-cab navigation units, CCJ has a new resource available for trucking companies looking for honest reviews from ...

Samsung gives trucking another glimpse of its future

The big story in trucking so far this year has been, without a doubt, the advent of commercially viable autonomous trucks. By any standard, that’s a hugely important development with ...

CCJ Innovator: Transport America creates truck-specific weather alerting

The North Polar Vortex streamed south between December 2013 and April 2014, causing unusually cold weather in parts of Canada and the eastern United States. Motor carriers and their customers ...

Forward Air drops turnover 17 percent in six weeks with new ‘driver engagement’ platform

Stay Metrics announced that Forward Air Corporation has selected and began to deploy its Driver Engagement Platform. Within the first six weeks its driver turnover rate dropped approximately 17 percent as calculated ...

The Internet of Transportation Things, part 3: connected trucks and big data

Editor's note: this is the final run in a three-part series on the Internet of Transportation Things. Part one showed how the IoTT is already in the electronics of modern trucks. Part two explored how ...

Infographic explains benefits of early compliance to ELD rule

Omnitracs has created this infographic for the purpose of helping fleets better understand the benefits of early compliance to the electronic logging devices (ELDs) rule, which the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ...

The Internet of Transportation Things, part II: moving at the speed of Android

Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Internet of Transportation Things (IoTT). Part one showed how the IoTT is already in the electronics of modern trucks. This installment explores ...