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New 60-ton spread-axle trailer from Talbert Manufacturing

Talbert Manufacturing on Monday introduced its new 60/65SA trailer, a unit that has been designed to accommodate both tri-axle and tandem-axle jeeps. Featuring 2+2, 3+1 and ...

Stevens Transport driver, Army vet wins new Kenworth

Gregg Softy was recognized Friday at a ceremony at the Chamber’s Washington headquarters as part of the contest, which is supported by Kenworth and FASTPORT.

Trailer orders grow in November

Annualized trailer order number are now 295,000 for the past twelve months. 

Congestion costs fleets $7.71 million per day in five most congested cities, study says

Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and San Jose are the five most traffic-congested cities in the U.S., according to TomTom Telematics research.

New electric truck OEM poised to enter the market with 300 mile range truck featuring ‘swappable’ batteries

By targeting customers who return to base at the end of the day, Thor will rely on the charging capabilities at the fleet-level versus attempting ...

Flatbed fleet Hornady offering drivers a $6,000 sign-on bonus

The bonus pays out over 18 months in three-month increments to company drivers signing on with the company before the end of January.
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With ELD mandate here, FMCSA looks to clarify personal use of trucks

The changes are mostly geared toward straight truck drivers. FMCSA appears to envision drivers of tractor-trailer combination vehicles dropping their trailer before using the truck ...

FMCSA formally issues waiver to delay ELD compliance for ag, livestock haulers

The U.S. DOT has officially released the waiver granting drivers hauling livestock and other agriculture commodities until March 18, 2018, to switch from paper logs ...

OOIDA, FMCSA offer oral arguments in case over sleep apnea guidance

Attorneys for OOIDA and the DOT went head to head in court last month, with OOIDA claiming the DOT violated federal law by tucking a ...

Mobile tech brings ‘cardless’ payments to trucking, logistics

Payment systems in the transportation industry are beginning to resemble “digital wallet” technologies used by consumers.

Peloton shows truck platooning in Michigan; commercial release set for 2018

Working with major truck OEM’s, safety suppliers and leading fleets, Peloton plans to release its driver-assistive truck platooning system in 2018.

Judge delays trial between tech giants Uber, Google involving self-driving truck tech

Waymo, a company dedicated to developing autonomous car technology, claims ride-sharing company Uber orchestrated efforts to raid thousands of its confidential files. Newly discovered evidence ...

Automatic emergency braking is the next generation of driver assist technologies

Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reached an agreement with most prominent U.S. automakers that will make automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new ...

Polls: ELD compliance among fleets hovering around 70 percent as deadline looms

With just days remaining for carriers and drivers to transition from paper logs to electronic logging devices to comply with the federal government’s mandate, adoption ...