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Articles by Jeff Crissey

Jeff Crissey is the Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. In his role, Crissey is responsible for maintaining the excellent print editorial product, improving online audience development and increasing CCJ readers' knowledge of business and safety-related industry issues. Crissey holds a Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University and has been a member of Randall-Reilly Publishing's editorial staff for 14 years, where his coverage of industry topics has earned numerous regional and national awards over the years.

CCJ MarketPulse – November 2017

Here are the key findings from the November 2017 CCJ MarketPulse survey: Carrier sentiment for business conditions in November 2017 was 7.14, up significantly from ...

CCJ Innovators: Hirschbach’s health initiative pays dividends

Professional drivers face many forms of stress on the job – long hours sitting behind the wheel, traffic congestion, inclement weather, angry and inattentive motorists ...

Mack discusses Western market push, e-mobility prospects

Mack's market share in the long-haul segment, traditionally 48 percent of the NAFTA Class 8 market, is only 41 percent this year, but Randall said ...

Volvo Trucks launches ‘Zero Accident Vision’ collaborative initiative

Recognizing that truck OEMs and safety systems suppliers can’t achieve the goal alone, Volvo’s Zero Accident Vision calls on politicians, public authorities and experts at ...

DTNA’s Nielsen talks Class 8 electrification, connectivity and active safety advancements

As non-traditional players enter the trucking space with promises of electrified powertrains for Class 8 truck applications, Daimler Trucks North America says it too is ...
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Navistar launches Uptime Command Center, announces 2 percent price increase for MY-2019 trucks

With its new Uptime Command Center 24/7-onproad support program, Navistar aims to improve customer productivity with the promise of completed repairs within 48 hours after ...

ATA to support tax reform, sound changes to trade policy

After a regulatory win on hours of service reform and protecting the electronic logging device mandate from several court cases and legislative challenges, Chris Spear, ...

PrePass rolls out cell-based bypass system and ELD solution

Help Inc., provider of PrePass weigh station bypass and toll payment services, is expanding its weigh station bypass capabilities with the launch of Motion, a ...

SmartDrive adds distracted driver technology

SmartDrive Systems introduced SmartSense for Distracted Driving, an in-cab, driver-facing sensor-based system that uses advanced computer vision-based algorithms, paired with the SmartDrive video analytics platform, ...

Wabco adds to ADAS suite with OnSide blind spot alert system

Wabco introduced its OnSide advanced blind spot detection system for commercial trucks and trailers. The short-range radar-based system monitors and provides a visual signal as ...

Rolling Strong unveils interactive driver wellness app

Rolling Strong, a driver wellness program management company, has introduced its new Rolling Strong interactive driver health and wellness app, available on both iOS and ...

Hyliion promises 30 percent fuel savings with electric-hybrid retrofit

Hyliion announced it is moving into production next month for its 6X4HE retrofit solution for long-haul trucks that uses hybrid electrification to deliver fuel savings, ...

FlowBelow adds trailer aero package, expands sales network

FlowBelow has introduced its new Trailer AeroSlider system, an expansion of its portfolio of tractor aerodynamic devices. The new system complements existing trailer skirts, tails ...

Pedigree Technologies introduces Cab-Mate One ELD hardware

Pedigree Technologies has announced Cab-Mate One, a low-cost, integrated hardware solution to support the company’s ELD Chrome solution built on the OneView platform. Cab-Mate One ...