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Articles by CCJ Staff

IPA’s advanced trailer tester

IPA’s next-generation #5700 Alpha Mutt Trailer Tester system is designed to provide automatic and guided trailer inspections with detailed reports, allowing technicians at any skill ...

Isuzu Class 6 gets high marks against competitors in third-party testing

Isuzu's Class 6 FTR took top marks in fuel economy and maneuverability during recent independent third-party testing against its top competitors in the segment. The FTR was pitted ...

Purkeys’ nosebox line

Purkeys’ Direct Nosebox line is designed to allow fleets to use the functionality of both the nosebox and liftgate charging system in one replaceable receptacle, ...

Peloton holds 1,000-mile platooning demo in Florida

Held in collaboration with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the demonstration used ...

Preventable or not? Driver’s U-turn goes awry

As truck driver John Doe attempted a wide U-turn from the left lane, he struck a car that had pulled up next to him in ...
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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Disruptions loom: E-commerce, shifting freight patterns, smaller vehicles all on the way

Analysts predict economic disruptions and changing freight patterns will spur the trucking industry to lean more heavily on less-than-truckload hauls, medium-duty straight trucks and vans, ...

XPO Logistics drivers in New York file to join Teamster union

John Bulgaro, President of Local 294 in Albany, says XPO workers in Albany reached out to the union "because they are tired of having no say on the ...

Kenworth adding Bendix Wingman Fusion, Dana Spicer S140 single-drive axles to T270, T370

Kenworth began offering the Bendix Wingman Fusion as an option for the Kenworth T680 and T880 two years ago.

Uber Freight adds advance truck posting, load searching tools

Following last August's introduction of a set of personalized features for app users, the two new features will give users more load planning functionality while ...

Paccar transmission will be standard on Kenworth T680 in 2018

Effective next month, the 12-speed Paccar Automated Transmission and its right-hand column-mounted shifter will be standard on linehaul and regional haul applications of Kenworth’s T680. The ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker’s evasive maneuver puts doubles in the ditch

This video is an adaptation of a scenario pulled from the CCJ Preventable or Not manual. It is presented via a partnership between CCJ and ...

Volvo Trucks acquires land to extend customer test track

Volvo says the purchase will allow the truck OEM to extend its Customer Experience Track, which currently features on-highway and off-road areas.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Autonomous trucking promises a leaner, safer trucking industry

In the past three years, few equipment-based technologies have garnered as much speculation as autonomy, particularly related to its viability within trucking, the timeline for ...