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States eye bills to suspend ELD enforcement, ask Congress for mandate repeal

Planning downtime through remote diagnostics

Diagnostics platforms can typically can communicate with multiple back end systems, allowing fleets who outsource their maintenance to keep various departments in the loop about ...

Indicators: Tonnage ticked up in January, jumps year over year

“Last month’s gain in tonnage fit with the anecdotal reports we have been hearing from fleets – that freight was solid in what is typically ...

Goodyear names three finalists for Highway Hero award

One finalist helped end a high-speed police chase in Ohio, another driver helped an injured motorcyclist by blocking traffic and providing aid until paramedics could ...

Test drive: Mack LR

The LR model was initially available only as a 6x4, but last year the company introduced a 4x2 configuration with shorter wheelbase and improved maneuverability.

Diesel Laptops launches free truck fault codes app

Diesel Laptops launched a free truck fault codes app for iOS and Android designed to provide access to over 40,000 diagnostics trouble codes found on ...

Cargo theft risk remains high despite falling number of reports, firm says

For the first time in eight years, food and drinks did not top the list of most-stolen items in 2017. Instead, home and garden products ...
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Building scale: Lytx celebrates 20-years, talks future of video data

Twenty years have passed since the original DriveCam started a new era in risk management. The scale of the platform today creates new possibilities.

Remote diagnostics: Beyond the dash light

Many platforms have built in support systems that offer explanations for what is wrong with the truck and guide the fleet to make impactful decisions ...

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 ...