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Policing ELD data: compliance services help fleets clear FMCSA audits

New Truckers Against Trafficking campaign keys in on curbing prostitution

The campaign hopes to bring more attention to the buyers of commercial sex, because without the buyers, there are no victims and no more human ...

CARB to begin blocking certain trucks’ DMV registrations in 2020

The new “health-based requirements” will need to be met before a driver is allowed to register his or her truck through the Department of Motor ...

CCJ Innovator: Central Oregon Truck Co. stabilizes driving careers

An irregular route flatbed carrier, Central Oregon Truck Co. offers generous pay, incentives and benefits and establishes a personalized work experience for its drivers.

Alabama chiropractor indicted for allegedly issuing falsified med certs to drivers

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration spokesperson Duane DeBruyne said the state of Alabama would contact the impacted drivers to have them medically recertified.

Georgia looks to add trucks-only lanes on I-75 south of Atlanta

The preliminary proposal has the lanes going northbound from approximately the I-75/I-475 interchange near Macon to the McDonough area just south of Atlanta.

UPS partnering with Workhorse to develop fully electric Class 5 delivery truck

UPS will test the vehicles primarily on urban routes across the country, including Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles. 
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EPA told to disregard glider emissions study conclusions pending investigation

The study concluded that gliders do not produce greater emissions of nitrogen oxide and greenhouse gases than new trucks, contradicting EPA’s own studies. The university ...

Three Top 250 fleets announce pay bumps for drivers

K&B Transportation, Cargo Transporters and American Central Transport will each give their drivers a pay increase over the next several months.

Indicators: Maxed-out capacity keeps shippers conditions ‘decidedly negative’

FTR expects freight demand to hold strong, though conditions for shippers could ease some later in the year as carriers add capacity and shippers adjust ...
The entry-level driver training NPRM is projected to clear OMB Dec. 18 and be published in the Federal Register Dec. 28.

Hurricane-displaced Puerto Ricans get 90-day waiver from certain CDL requirements

The FMCSA has granted a 90-day waiver for Puerto Rican citizens relocating to the U.S. following hurricanes Irma and Maria in an effort to help ...
The T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized MX 13 or MX11 engine and Paccar's new axle.

Paccar recalling nearly 2,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt tractors for transmission issue

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents, Paccar is recalling approximately 1,938 model year 2017-2018 Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors and Peterbilt 567 and ...

Diesel prices fall to nearly $3 flat

Diesel fuel prices tumbled for the second week in a row, resulting in a nearly 6-cent decrease over the last two weeks after starting the ...

Planning downtime through remote diagnostics

Diagnostics platforms can typically can communicate with multiple back end systems, allowing fleets who outsource their maintenance to keep various departments in the loop about ...

Indicators: Tonnage ticked up in January, jumps year over year

“Last month’s gain in tonnage fit with the anecdotal reports we have been hearing from fleets – that freight was solid in what is typically ...