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Preliminary numbers indicate highway deaths nearly unchanged from 2016

Preliminary numbers from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths in 2017 dipped slightly, claiming 40,100 lives across the U.S.

Crime report: Another CDL fraud scheme, former trooper sentenced in bribery scheme, more

A former Texas trooper was sentenced to 15 months in prison for accepting bribes from a trucking company for clean inspections, a pair of third-party ...

Checks to Caterpillar engine owners issued for wrong amount, court docs show; checks to be reissued

Caterpillar has said it will be reissuing checks to former ACERT engine owners who were part of a $60 million class action settlement reached with ...

Paragon Software tackles routing challenges of low-emission vehicles

The latest expansion of Paragon software’s capabilities will enable transport planners to better plan around range limitations of low-emission vehicles.

Trailer orders dip from historic January and February, remain strong

“The freight growth numbers we continue to see are very impressive across all trailer segments, especially flatbeds," says FTR's Don Ake. "Fleets are ordering trailers ...

Dossier Systems brings electronic checklists to fleet maintenance

The Dossier checklist lets users set up and automatically enforce tasks during inspections, preventive maintenance (PM) and repair processes.

Daseke announces acquisition of 430-truck Canadian oil rig moving company

Daseke has announced it is acquiring oil rig moving company Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, a fleet with approximately 430 tractors, 660 trailers and 200 ...

Large fleet boosting pay for reefer drivers

Maverick Transportation has announced a 5 cents-per-mile increase for drivers in its OTR Temperature Control Division.

Volkswagen pumps the brakes on Navistar takeover bid talk

According to a filing sent to the SEC Wednesday, and signed by VW T&B boss Andreas Renschler, Volkswagen "is not reporting any changes to its plans ...

Autocar adding Cummins X12 to lineup this year

The X12 will be available in Autocar's ACX starting in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Indicators: Conditions for carriers ‘best ever’ says FTR

With capacity constrained, freight demand climbing and rates humming, FTR says market conditions for carriers "reflect a best ever environment." FTR's monthly Trucking Conditions Index ...

Trucks-only tolls in Rhode Island delayed until end of May

The delay is a result of further testing of the systems in Richmond and Hopkinton to make sure they are working properly.

CSA system updated with new ELD violations, severity weights

As of April 1, new violations associated with the FMCSA’s electronic logging device mandate are now associated with the Hours of Service Compliance BASIC category in the ...

Preventable or not: Driver can’t sneak by snack van

As John Doe was squeaking his straight truck by a parked van in a narrow space, the van’s driver opened the rear doors, one of ...