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Profits at large truckload carriers soared in 2017 on heels of hot freight economy

Harnessing the power of remote diagnostics in older equipment

Pre-2008 trucks operated on J1587 and J1708 circuitry and broadcast in Failure Mode Indicators, which could be easily tracked to an SAE code related to ...

Videos: Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft Walk-Around

Check out the new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft spec as Peterbilt Motor Company's Scott Newhouse, chief engineer, and Wesley Slavin,on-highway marketing manager, provide exterior and ...

Trailer orders top 40K for third consecutive month

FTR says overall business confidence is surging due to tax reform and is making "a hot market even hotter.”

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood convicted of fraud charges in diesel rebate scheme

Mark Hazelwood, the former president who helmed truck stop giant Pilot Flying J when the company allegedly systemically defrauded trucking companies out of millions of ...

Another trade group seeks ELD exemption for drivers

The National Electrical Contractors Association, which represents 4,000 members who install, repair and maintain the infrastructure of electrical utilities, says these companies drive commercial utility ...

Peterbilt GM: Truck market poised for further growth in 2018

The Class 8 truck market in the United States and Canada in 2018 is setting up to be one of the strongest sales years on ...

Peterbilt introduces UltraLoft intergral cab spec for Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the UltraLoft, a new 80-inch sleeper configuration for its Model 579 tractor that brings an integral cab design to the product ...

OOIDA presses FMCSA to institute hours overhaul, add 14-hour flexibility

Under OOIDA’s proposal, drivers would not be required to take the 30-minute break and would be allowed to take a rest break of up to ...

TrailerTail aero devices can now be mounted higher on trailers

In the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s decision to grant the exemption, the agency says rear identification lamps and clearance lamps can be moved from ...

Uber: Trucking to become more localized, driver jobs should be safe

Uber’s Feb. 1 report comes amid growing concerns among drivers and regulators about the impact that a sudden uptake of autonomous truck tech would have ...

FMCSA allows drivers using J.J. Keller ELDs to log on paper through Feb. 28

J.J. Keller initiated a call to the FMCSA to notify that its ELD devices were having issues with a roadside inspection feature.

CalAmp, CargoSense team up to give shipments a voice

The CalAmp telematics gateway and iOn Tag smart sensors can be used in trailers to monitor the condition of cargo during transit at the pallet ...

Debate over regulating glider emissions in full swing as EPA moves to rescind Obama-era regs

If the proposal to remove glider kits from the Phase 2 regulations fails, glider vehicle makers would only be allowed to build up to 300 trucks ...

Senate confirms Raymond Martinez to run FMCSA under Trump

Raymond P. Martinez, President Trump’s choice to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in his administration, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and ...