CCJ Staff (CCJ)BusinessCCJ Daily Dispatch, Jan. 14: Sleep apnea may be more prevalent in truckers than previously studied, researchers findResearchers discovered that by using the ‘STOP-Bang’ sleep apnea screening method, nearly half of truck drivers could have the disorder. FMCSA has proposed a new vision standard for drivers to potentially replace the existing vision exemption program.January 14, 2021TrucksMack makes driver-activated OTA updates standard on select modelsThe driver download activation feature is factory-equipped on models built beginning Nov. 30, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Operations, in Macungie, Pennsylvania.January 14, 2021BusinessWelcome to the new CCJCCJ’s new website and newsletter were each reimagined to make it easier than ever for readers to find and engage with the topics, news and views that interest them most.January 13, 2021BusinessCCJ Daily Dispatch, Jan. 13: Nikola strikes deal with Arizona utilities on hydrogen productionNikola announced it has secured a competitive electric rate schedule with Arizona Public Service Company that Nikola says will accelerate its development of hydrogen-based fueling options for the trucking industry. Swift unveiled its Truckers Against Trafficking-themed truck wrap.January 13, 2021BusinessCCJ Daily Dispatch, Jan. 12: ABF Freight president retiring in 2021ABF Freight President Tim Thorne will retire, effective June 30, 2021, after a 31-year career with the company. A real estate firm acquired a small trucking company to launch its own trucking business, Phoenix National Transportation. Pilot Company partners with RTS Financial to offer fleets factoring services.January 12, 2021BusinessHarsh winter conditions can corrode critical truck and trailer components — Here’s how to protect themRoad salts and deicers are designed to keep roads passable in harsh winter conditions, but left untended the chemical formulas that eat away at snow and ice do the same thing to truck chassis, metal components and wiring.January 12, 2021ProductsBar’s Leaks differential/gear system additiveBar’s Leaks has introduced its Gear Repair treatment additive designed to extend differential/gear system life by stopping leaks, reducing noise and improving gear performance in automotive, heavy duty, agricultural, marine and industrial gear oils. Bar’s Leaks Gear Repair (P/N 1816) is formulated to revitalize the gear fluid with a proprietary blend of additives. The formula’s […]January 11, 2021BusinessInspectors advised to not hold up COVID vaccine shipments for inspectionsCVSA has advised inspectors to not hold up COVID-19 vaccine shipments for inspections. Navistar is recalling more than 17,000 International trucks due to a potential ECM issue affecting the trucks’ parking brakes. J.J. Keller acquires startup tech firm to boost video safety offerings. PS Logistics completed the acquisition of a small fleet.January 11, 2021BusinessThe 10-44: Biden’s ‘midnight regs’ snare trucking reforms, why truck maintenance costs soared in 2020This week on The 10-44: Jason offers insights into potential trucking regulations on President-elect Joe Biden’s early chopping block and breaks down why break downs are costing fleets more.January 8, 2021BusinessCCJ Daily Dispatch, Jan. 8: TCA’s top 20 ‘Best Fleets’ announcedThe Truckload Carriers Association has announced the top 20 for its 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For contest. FMCSA sent a notice to medical examiners clarifying the drivers with expired CDLs can still receive a medical certificate. Navistar has faced undue backlash in the U.S. Capitol riots.January 8, 2021Page 1 of 2859Next PageTop StoriesIndicatorsAnalyst says "This is perhaps the strongest freight market ever for carriers."Freight volume, rates and capacity utilization all drove a record-setting month, despite poor fuel conditions.MaintenanceHow to make more informed asset purchase decisionsPreventable or NotTruckers crash on icy road to avoid moose. Preventable or not?Driver regulationsLegal or not, the DOT has thoughts on marijuana useEconomic trendsComponent drag on truck and trailer builds improving, "but not a lot"